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Easy Summer Rice Salad

YIELD 6 servings Ingredients 3 cups cold basmati rice (leftover takeout works wonderfully) 1/3 cup Italian dressing 2 large tomatoes, chopped 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1/2 red o…

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Vibrant Vegetarian Meal in a Bowl: Lentil & Rice Salad

Rice and lentils pair beautifully in the taste department. They combine well nutritionally, too. Lentils, which are legumes, give you insoluble fiber, while rice gives you soluble fiber--both kinds of…

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Aromatic Basmati Rice with Chickpeas and Cilantro

A wonderful winter night treat, or a hearty Sunday lunch: whenever you choose to enjoy this dish, it is going to bring you deep satisfaction, and many health benefits. Chickpeas are a powerhouse of…

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Chickpea Tandoori & Risotto

Recipe: Tandoori From: Margaret Chapman at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! Yield : 4-5 cups Servings : 4 Prep Time : 5m Cook Time : 30m Ready In : 35m …

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Mexican Rice

Recipe: Mexican Rice From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! This rice has to be the cheapest, tastiest thing that I make. I spent about $2 making this d…

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Simple Horchata

Recipe: Horchata From: Toni Okamoto at Plant Based on a Budget Follow us on Facebook and Twitter! It’s so easy and cheap to make your own Horchata, and it’s so much better than Rice Dream’s vers…

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13 Surprising Uses for Rice

  Rice isn't just for dinner! This staple is a multi-purpose wonder: it keeps your feet warm, it rescues your fancy electronics, it does difficult cleaning jobs, and even keeps your pet entert…

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Spring Vegetable Risotto (Recipe)

  There's nothing like homemade risotto. With several in-season vegetables to boot, this is the perfect spring side dish or a tasty main. Head to your local farmer's market to pick up the dele…

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Delicate & Fragrant Coconut Rice

Beautifully packaged by Nature, coconut is a wonder food indeed. In Southern India, coconut is routinely picked off trees and used for preparing some exquisite dishes, the most popular among them bein…

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For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:  Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

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