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My version of Moosewood West Indian Red Beans and Rice

I've made this recipe from Moosewood Restaurant's Simple Supperscookbook many times and it has evolved over the years into my own. It's a very simple recipe if you're just getting into cooking beans and rice trying to increase fiber in your diet.

West Indian Red Beans and Yellow Coconut Rice

One large onion, diced
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/4 teaspoon allspice
diced tomatoes, I prefer to use the Pomi brand diced tomatoes in BPA free 26 oz boxes but you can use 28 oz can of diced tomatoes
two 15 ounce cans of dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained
two zucchini, diced
1 cup frozen peas
chopped parsley to garnish

Sauté the onions in coconut oil over medium heat until translucent, 10 minutesadd the red pepper flakes, thyme and allspice and heat. Another few minutesadd the tomatoes, peas, zucchini and kidney beans, continue over low heat for 15 minutes

Yellow Coconut Rice
1 cup of brown rice 1 teaspoon turmeric 1/8 cup…

Call the Governor NOW and Pass S2335 to License NDs in MA!

The bill to license naturopathic doctors is on Governor Baker's desk and we need your support.

If you have not yet called the Governor’s office, please do so today! You can be brief as in:
I am calling in support of S2335 the naturopathic licensure bill.  Governor’s #617.725.4005

THEN CALL:#1 Marylou Sudders, Secretary of Health and Human Services, 617-573-1600.#2 Monica Bharel, Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, 617-624-6000

ASK that Sudders/Bharel supportthe governor to sign S 2335, Board of Registration in Naturopathy.

Leave your full name, address, and contract information. The main receptionist at these names might take the messages or the calls might be diverted to the legislative staff for each agency. 

THANK YOU for any assistance you can provide.