Oh, I heard you were a wild one! You should therefore eat wild rice 🙂 .
Did you know…wild (/untamed?) rice isn’t even a grain, it’s an aquatic seed. It grows on Canadian freshwater lake shores and is harvested by hand, which explains its non-cheapness (cough up the cashish!).
Wild rice is definitely well-deserving of its name. It is wildly healthy, as it contains protein, fiber, iron, folic acid, calcium and B vitamins which are essential for a healthy diet. Wild rice is also, you guessed it, wildly versatile. You can enjoy it hot or cold, as a side, as part of a soup or as a salad.
In the picture below, I threw some cooked rice into a bowlski. I then proceeded to add some feisty and colorful veggies. This could be served as a side dish. Gorgeous! 🙂
To boost this recipe’s protein content, you could easily add some beans and voila.
And there you have it, the savagest of all rices is also extremely edible, and great for your health.
Until next time 🙂