You Can Make: Wild Rice

Oh, I heard you were a wild one! You should therefore eat wild rice πŸ™‚ .

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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.Β 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! πŸ™‚

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To boost this recipe’s protein content, you could easily add some beans and voila.

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And there you have it, the savagest of all rices is also extremely edible, and great for your health.

Until next time πŸ™‚

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