Hello Healthy Rice Recipe!

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“I like rice. Rice is great if you’re hungry and want 2,000 of something.” -Mich Ehrenborg

RICE! Simple, cheap, and surprisingly delicious! Last night I was craving sushi for dinner (actually, I’ve been enjoying sushi at least once a day for the past week or so). I just love vegan sushi (raw fish? no, thanks). But sushi can get pretty expensive. A small veggie roll has less than 150 calories and I could eat at least 3! What’s a hungry girl to do??

Well, I decided to order myself a bamboo board for sushi rolling! So, while I’m waiting patiently for that to arrive in the mail, I decided to whip up this simple recipe to go with my Vegetarian California Roll that I picked up from the market.

I just cooked up a large portion of brown rice (leftovers work fine) and sautéed up some fresh veggies with some minced garlic. But the secret to making this bowl so delicious?? Coconut Aminos!!


Coconut aminos is basically a soy free soy sauce (yay). It’s made from coconut tree sap and sea salt. Such simple and delicious ingredients. Also, it has way less sodium than regular soy sauce! 


Scoop your rice into the prettiest bowl you’ve got. Serve it alone or with some sushi (take-out or homemade). I’m sure you’ll agree–this rice has the right flavor at the right price. Yummm!

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What about you? Do you have a favorite ‘super-simple recipe’ that satisfies your cravings and saves you some cash at the same time??



  • Reply Kristy from Southern In Law

    I loveee coconut aminos and this looks like the perfect bowl of goodness!

    Simple easy recipes are always a favourite of mine!

    August 19, 2016 at 5:32 am
    • Reply Cailee

      SAME! Simple meals are my fave! And glad you love coconut aminos as much as me! SO good, right?!
      xoxo Cailee!

      August 26, 2016 at 6:50 pm
  • Reply Claire at My Pink & Green Life

    I love coconut aminos! I discovered them when I stopped using soy sauce and I think it tastes even better 😀

    One of my favorite recipes is an egg bake recipe with just four ingredients: eggs, quinoa, zucchini, and just a bit of parmesan cheese. Cheap and super easy to make!

    August 19, 2016 at 4:18 pm
    • Reply Cailee

      YUM! That egg bake sounds amazing Claire! And YES to coconut aminos! Glad you love them as much as me!
      xoxo Cailee!

      August 26, 2016 at 6:46 pm
  • Reply Rach @ This Italian Family

    I haven’t made sushi at home in such a long time. Definitely should get on that! I haven’t tried coconut aminos, but you make me want to! 🙂

    August 19, 2016 at 8:55 pm
    • Reply Cailee

      Rach! You HAVE to try them! Being soy free it was a really game changer for me because it tastes like soy sauce!
      xoxo Cailee!

      August 26, 2016 at 6:45 pm
  • Reply Ashley@CookNourishBliss

    Yum!!! Rice is a total staple at our house and this looks awesome! Yeah I cannot do the raw fish either – huge no thanks! But I love veggie sushi!

    August 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm
    • Reply Cailee

      Haha!! Glad you feel me on the raw fish deal! And veggie sushi is AMAZING anyways, so I definitely don’t feel like I’m missing out!
      xoxo Cailee!

      August 26, 2016 at 6:41 pm

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