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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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Japan Farmers Try for Radiation-Free Rice

Fukushima farmers were taking steps to decontaminate the soil as they planted this year's rice crop, hoping and praying for a harvest that will clear radiation tests. Photo Credit: Eric__I_E via Flick…

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Rice & Beans: Perfect Protein or Myth?

Last month Sean Hannity, conservative FOX TV personality, made an interesting comment about the state of hunger and nutrition in the United States. The context was Hannity defending prompts from a cal…

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Simple & Healthy Turmeric Rice with Potatoes

Here is a recipe that you'll find amazingly easy to put together. It looks lovely with the golden touch of turmeric. The spices in it are all good for balancing your doshas. Ayurvedic healers recom…

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Arsenic Found in Factory-Farmed Chicken & Rice

Odorless and tasteless, arsenic is a metalloid that is somewhat naturally occurring in drinking water supplies and can cause the thickening and discoloration of the skin, stomach pain, nausea, vomitin…

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