Belly in Bliss

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With snow on the forecast for later this week and chilly temperatures descending already, warmth has been on my mind. This morning, after a leisurely start to the day, I sketched the idea pictured above and soon after found myself knee-deep in the smells of butternut and warm, starchy rice. (I would have loved to use wild rice for this, however I couldn’t find ours until just after I poured the white rice into the boiling water… of course)

These bowls offer wonderful ways to combine all sorts of flavors in one dish (which you know I love) and they provide elements of the major food groups: protein (hard-boiled egg), vegetables (butternut squash + onion + carrots + spinach), grain (rice) and fats (nuts).

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