Holiday Whole GrainsSubmitted by: BRAVELUTE
IntroductionEveryone will think they have died and gone to dieter's heaven when you feed them this dish. Add more almonds for a vegetarian meal. Everyone will think they have died and gone to dieter's heaven when you feed them this dish. Add more almonds for a vegetarian meal.
1/2 cup dry rice from Rice Select Royal Blend Whole Grain TexMati Brown and Wild Rice with Soft Wheat and Rye Berries. (1 cup cooled cooked whole grain is what you are going for)
1/3 cup dried cranberries, reconstituted
1/4 cup coconut, shredded
1/4 c (4 Tbs.) sliced almonds.
The dish works well to prepare and reheat in the microwave. Just before serving, sprinkle with the almonds. This would be very good as a side with turkey and a green vegetable for a holiday meal. Eat part with the meal and the rest for your dessert! It would also be good as stuffing for an acorn squash. I'd be very thankful for any meal with this dish on the plate!! The cranberries and almonds are an anti-angiogenesis plus!!
Reconstitute the cranberries. Put in a microwave safe bowl with 2 T. water and microwave for one minute. Add the liquid and cranberries to the cooked rice.
Mix 1 cup cooked grains, 1/3 c. reconstituted cranberries and 1/4 cup shredded coconut until well blended.
If you are using leftover cooked grains, heat in the microwave 5 minutes and divide into 4 servings. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon of sliced almonds.
Serving Size: This makes 4 side dish servings of a rounded 1/3 cup each.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SUEATKINS.