A variation of a basic rice recipe for the holidays would be Harvest Rice. It is very delicious and sweet side dish. It is very easy and ready in very short time. It is help full for the healthy body.
Almond is available throughout the year to make a healthy and delicious to savory and sweet side dishes. Almonds are freshest in mid-summer. We think that almond as a nut, it is basically a seed of the fruit of the almond tree, and it is a medium-size tree that bears fragrant pink and white flowers. Peach, cherry, and apricot trees are like as its cousins. Almonds are rich in monounsaturated fats; the same kinds of health-promoting fats as are found in olive oil, which has been associated with reducing the risk of heart diseases.
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Almonds Support a Healthy Body Weight
It is not only delicious and manageable, useful but is nutritionally beneficial to health. That diet featuring almonds and other nuts don’t cause weight gain and may actually promote weight loss. Nuts eater people may consume fewer calories from other food sources in the long run. Almonds and other nuts work to reduce a level of harmful cholesterol. Almonds are also high in vitamin E and folate, as well as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. Almond contain no cholesterol, and almonds nevertheless are a gorgeous path of phytosterols. Almonds are an excellent source of manganese and copper, vitamins B2 (riboflavin). Vitamin B2 plays two vital roles in the body’s energy production. Almond has uncountable benefits some are described in above data.
Cranberry and Mushrooms
We know that cranberry is a good part of holiday celebrations in the form of cranberry sauce, cranberry drinks and dried. Cranberry has only 45 calories per cup and has vitamin C and fiber. One cup cranberries have 8,983 total antioxidant capacities. They are available year around, in fall and winter can buy fresh cranberries. Fresh cranberries stored in a sealed plastic bag in the refrigerator. Cranberries may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and also beneficial for liver, breast, ovarian, and colon cancers. Cranberries may be beneficial in preventing gum disease.
In the absence of sunlight, eating mushroom is a good source to up vitamin D, and the only vegetarian food way of vitamin D. they are also a rich source of vitamin B, proteins, fats, and carbohydrates and play good effects in the nervous system. Selenium is also we get from the mushroom.
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PREP: 15 mins
COOK: 1 hr 30 mins
READY IN 1 hr 45 mins
- ½ cup slivered almonds
- 2 cups chicken broth
- ½ cup uncooked brown rice
- ½ cup uncooked wild rice
- 3 tbsp. butter
- 3 onions, sliced into ½ inch wedges
- 1 tbsp. brown sugar
- 1 cup dried cranberries
- 2/3 cup fresh sliced mushrooms
- ½ teaspoon orange zest
- Salt and pepper to taste
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Bake almonds on baking sheet for 5 to 8 mins. Mix brown and wild rice in a medium saucepan, and bring to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 45 mins, until rice is tender, and broth is absorbed. In the medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat, add onion and brown sugar. Cook until butter is absorbed and onion is translucent and soft. Reduce heat and cook for additional 20 mins, until onion is caramelized. Stir mushrooms and cranberries into the skillet. Cover and cook ten mins, until berries start to swell. Stir in almonds and orange zest then transformed the mixture into the cooked rice and severed.
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