Brown and Wild Rice Recipes

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Just like brown rice, wild rice is a great gluten-free option. It's also better on blood sugar control than white rice, so we're sharing 5 recipes to try on your plate.


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Wild Rice with Garbanzo Beans

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Plate the wild rice and garbanzo beans as directed in the recipe post, with zucchini and bell pepper.

75% fiber foodsbrown and wild rice, garbanzo beans, spinach, garlic, zucchini, bell pepper
25% foods – sunflower seeds, oil

Cozy Wild Rice Soup

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Enjoy a generous bowl of the soup. Use lite coconut milk as the 25%.

75% fiber foods – wild rice, mushrooms, garlic, carrots, celery, sweet potato, onion, kale
25% foods – lite coconut milk

Salmon Wild Rice Bowls

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Assemble your salmon bowl as directed in the blog post.

75% fiber foods – wild rice, cauliflower, chickpeas, parsley, garlic, avocado
25% foods – salmon, butter, olive oil

Recipe Note: Use olive oil spray for the veggies and chickpeas, and Earth Balance Light Buttery Spread to keep the fat manageable in this recipe.

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Serve a stuffed squash with lemony greens on the side.  

75% fiber foods – acorn squash, garlic, onion, wild rice, mushrooms, greens
25% foods – butter, olive oil, almonds, white wine

Recipe Note: Use only 1 tablespoon of olive oil in each recipe and Earth Balance Whipped Buttery Spread to reduce the fat in the meal.

Wild Rice and Lentil Soup

Make it a Full Plate Meal: Top a bowl of this soup with avocado slices, and choose your own 25% item. A cupcake sounds delicious. 

75% fiber foods – onion, bell pepper, garlic, red lentils, green lentils, wild rice, avocado
25% foods – oil, cupcake

Recipe Note: Use grapeseed oil instead of coconut oil to reduce the amount of saturated fat.

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