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The Rice That Can Help You Sleep Better

Do you have sleep issues? You are not alone, of course -- more than 30 million Americans suffer from sleep deficit. According to the National Sleep Foundation, we lose one hour of sleep every night, a…

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Gluten-Free and Full of Arsenic?

If your celiac sensitivity has you reaching for the rice, you may want to draw your hand back. Though the cereal grain is favored by those avoiding gluten, those who want to also avoid arsenic may hav…

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Curried Rice Salad

YIELD 6-8 servings Ingredients 1 1/2 cups wild rice 1 (6-ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts, chopped, liquid reserved 2 tablespoons mayonnaise or olive oil 1 tablespoon spicy mustard 2 ta…

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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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