In March, we planted some vegetables in our backyard. And when I say “we” I mean, my husband. My husband has a green thumb. I repeat, MY HUSBAND has a green thumb.

Green Leaves and Jam Green Goddess Rice

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I have though, very much enjoyed the fruits of his labor. We happen to have basil coming out of our ears right now which is the perfect excuse to make some simple, Green Goddess Rice!

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And for some weird reason, dicing avocados is extremely therapeutic for me. I should probably get that checked out.

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This works as an excellent side. We ate it along with some chipotle black bean burgers last night.

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Vegan Green Goddess Rice
Prep time
Total time
Serves: 4
  • 2 Cups cooked brown rice
  • 3 Tablespoons of olive oil
  • 2 small avocados, diced
  • ½ Cup fresh basil leaves
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  1. Once rice is cooked, set aside.
  2. Combine olive oil, diced avocados, basil leaves, salt and pepper into a high powered blender.
  3. Blend until ingredients have been thoroughly mixed.
  4. Combine in a bowl with the cooked rice.


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  1. Nancy Wells says:

    I am wondering about the texture of this. Sounds interesting anyway. Love the photos you and Kristin post. Your little puppy IS really little next to that very large flower pot! Cute photos of Sean and wonderful that you have your own herb garden. I love reading about your lives! Love you, Grandmother

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