Sesame Rice with Chicken and Roasted Veggies


sesame rice with roasted veggies | easy lunchbox meal


2 cups
Bob's Red Mill Sweet Brown Rice (or sub your favorite grain)
rainbow carrot
sugar snap peas
a head of purple cauliflower (or sub regular)
1 tablespoon
extra virgin olive oil
1⁄2 tablespoon
Everything Bagel Spice (from Trader Joes --- or sub salt and pepper)
1 tablespoon
toasted sesame oil
1 cup
shredded cooked chicken
1 tablespoon
Soy Sauce
1⁄2 tablespoon


For the lunchbox:
Add 1 package of teriyaki seaweed, 1 cutie orange, 1/4 cup shelled pistachios, and 4 Smarty Pants kid vitamins (optional)


  1. Cook the rice according to the package instructions, then set aside. 
  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  3. Chop / slice the vegetables (cauliflower, carrot, and snap peas). Lay them on a single layer on a foil ilned baking sheet. Brush with olive oil and sprinkle with everything spice. 
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, until softened and slightly browned. 
  5. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups sweet brown rice, the roasted veggies, and all of the other ingredients. Stir to combine. 
  6. Serve hot.

Yields 4 Servings