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Nurturing the Mind and Body

Rice is a gluten free grain, which may be added to soups and salads or served with stews, curries etc. Rice salad is delicious as a light lunch or as a side dish to a main meal. 

Ingredients

½ cup of chopped green leaves (rocket, watercress, romaine lettuce etc)
½ cup chopped fresh vegetables (carrot, cucumber, etc)
½ cup pre-cooked short-grain brown rice
1 tsp virgin olive oil
2 tsp lemon juice
Seasonings of choice (optional such as black pepper, sea salt etc)
Chopped Herbs (optional, such as coriander, chives, mint, flat-leaf parsley)
Protein -Optional (½ cup chopped fish, meat, chicken, beans or nuts/seeds)

Method

  1. Make dressing by combining oil and lemon juice with seasonings.
  2. Combine cooked rice, with herbs and chopped vegetables.
  3. Pour dressing over the rice/vegetable mixture.
  4. Add protein if required to the rice/vegetable mixture.

Variations

  • Additional seasonings such as spices: chopped fresh chillies, cinnamon, ground ginger, pomegranate powder etc
  • Gogi berries add a subtle sweetness to the salad
  • Rice may be replaced with other low gluten containing grains such as amaranth, quinoa, buckwheat and millet
 
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