HealingandHealth.org

 

Healing & Health, God's Way

 

Healthy Recipes, Vol. 2

Recipes on this page: 

 

     +  Brown Rice Cooking Tips  

     +  Organic Multi-grain Cereal

       

_________________________

 

Brown Rice Cooking Tips 

 

Brown rice has a pleasant, slightly sweet, nutty taste.  Because it does not have the nutritious bran removed, brown rice has higher amounts of 12 essential nutrients (including 300% more fiber) than white rice.   The bran layer left intact on brown rice means it will take more time than white ice to cook; however, the extra nutritional and health benefits, and more substantive taste of brown rice make it well worth the extra effort in preparation. 

The following cooking tips are provided by Esao Tada:  

 

PREPARATION: 

 

Measure out uncooked rice (see ratio below*) in a cooking pot.   Wash and rinse until water becomes clear. (Consider using a mesh strainer to catch loose grains as you pour out the water with each rinsing.) 

After the final rinsing, pour out all rinse water and use the following ratio for cooking: 

 

*RATIO (rice to water): 

1  cup uncooked brown rice (serves approx. 2-3 people) 

2  cups purified water 

 

STOVETOP COOKING METHOD: 

Bring rice and water to a gentle boil, keeping lid on pot at all times to maintain steam heat and moisture for proper cooking of the brown rice grains.  As soon as the rice begins to boil, lower heat and simmer for approx. one hour with lid on.  Then take rice off stovetop burner, and allow to simmer in its own heat for about 30 additional minutes. 

 

Important tip for better cooking results: 

Do NOT remove lid at any time while the brown rice is cooking.  

 

Your cooked rice should have a slightly firm, yet pliable texture.  

For automatic rice cookers, please refer to the instructions which came with your cooker for the brown rice cooking procedure. 

 

Yield:  One cup of uncooked brown rice, after cooking, will serve approx. 2-3 people. 

 

HOT CEREAL TIP:

Another way to eat brown rice is to make it into a DELICIOUS hot cereal!  Simply cook brown rice as above for a meal.  If you have some left over, refrigerate overnight.  The next morning, place the cooked brown rice in a small pot and add purified water to make into a very soft consistency.  Cook on low heat for several minutes.  If desired, stir in organic raisins or chopped organic dates and a bit of organic apple sauce for a special treat.  Enjoy while still warm, and serve with your favorite fruit.   If additional sweetness is preferred, consider adding some organic brown rice syrup, which is gentle on the blood sugar.

Bon appetit!

 

 

INTERESTING NOTES: 

 

* Taste:  Brown rice has a slightly nutty, delicious flavor.  It can be eaten plain as a side dish, or made as part of an entree. 

* Nutrition:  Unlike white rice, brown rice has its bran layer intact, which gives it superior nutrition and fiber for health.  Compared to enriched white rice, ounce for ounce, BROWN RICE on average has: 

+ 13% more protein 

+ 300% more fiber 

+ 233% more vitamin B-6 

+ 207% more of the B-vitamin, biotin (an expensive nutrient essential for converting food into energy) 

+ 35% more niacin 

+ 67% more pantothenic acid 

+ 60% more folic acid (an essential B-vitamin for overall health and for prevention of birth defects) 

+ 329% more vitamin E 

+ 36% more calcium 

+ 1223% more magnesium 

+ 135% more potassium 

+ 44% more zinc 

.....than enriched white rice!  Indeed, brown rice has excellent nutritional value for your precious health! (1) 

 

* Benefits:  Research indicates whole grains, such as brown rice, may help lessen the risk of diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and certain types of cancer, as well as help maintain healthy weight. (2) 

* Storage:  Brown rice may be stored in a cool, dark, dry place for up to three to six months.  Storage time may be prolonged somewhat if brown rice is stored in the refrigerator in a tightly sealed container. 

* Hint:  For more nutritional value and to reduce the likelihood of pesticides and chemical fertilizer residues, consider purchasing organic brown rice for yourself and your family. 

 

TRANSITIONING TIP: 

If you are switching from white rice to brown rice, one “transitioning tip” is to mix and cook half white rice and half brown rice; after a short period of time, transition to all brown rice.  Enjoy! 

 

References: 

(1)  Nutrition percentages derived from calculations of raw data from a food nutrition table featured in "Nutrition Almanac", edited by Lavon J. Dunne, third edition, Nutrition Search, Inc., McGraw-Hill Publishing Company. 

(2)  University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension.

 

____________________________________________

 

 

RECIPE

Organic Multi-Grain Cereal 

 

Organic, whole grain cereals can be purchased pre-mixed as 6-, 8- or 12-grain cereals (available pre-packaged, or in the bulk foods sections of stores).  Or, mix your own multi-grain cereal with ingredients you can buy separately, to save money and to determine the kind of grains you would like to include. 

 

The following hot cereal recipe uses six popular, wholesome grains. 

 

INGREDIENTS:

(described on the Shopping List page) 

 

Organic Rolled Oats 

Organic Millet 

Organic Quinoa 

Organic Amaranth 

Organic Flaxseed 

Organic Cornmeal 

 

METHOD: 

 

Pour equal amounts of each grain until a one-cup measurer is full, then pour into a medium-sized pan. 

Wash grains in the pan using a screen strainer to catch loose grains when pouring out rinse water; repeat 2-3 times. 

After the final rinse, add 2 cups purified water to the 1 cup of washed, mixed grains, cover pan and place on medium-low heat. 

Cook until soft, approximately 35-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Optional:  Just before serving, mix in some chopped dates and a bit of organic brown rice syrup to taste as a natural, low-glycemic sweetener.

The above recipe makes enough for about 3 people.  Enjoy!

 

 

  

 

_______________________________________________

 

 

Recipes Vol. 1       |      Tofu Recipes       |      Back to Top

 

 

 

                

 

Note:  The teachings on this website do not replace, rather complement our in-person classes and workshops.  

Much of the information in our classes is not featured on this website, and conversely, some of the information

on this site supplements what is taught in our classes. This is so that individuals who invest the time and effort to attend 

our presentations in person will be given priority to the information.  Thank you for your kind understanding. 

_____________________________________________________________________________________

 

"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, 

that whoever believes in Him will not perish, 

but have everlasting life."                                               —  John 3:16

 

If there is ANY doubt whatsoever that you will be in heaven, simply say this from the bottom of your heart:

“Father God, forgive my sins.  Jesus, come into my heart.  Make me the kind of person YOU want me to be.

THANK YOU for saving me TODAY.”   Where is Jesus now?   If you can say, “He’s in my heart”,

CONGRATULATIONS on becoming a child of God!  To begin your new life in Christ, we encourage you to

read your Bible every day, talk to God in prayer daily, regularly attend a church that preaches about Christ 

and His love, and tell others about this most important decision you’ve made.  Let us know, too, by clicking 

on the  CONTACT US  link, and it would be our sincere pleasure and honor to let you know of additional

resources to help you as you embark on this most exciting journey.  Place your complete trust in Christ — 

He will never let you down!

 

 

   QUICK LINKS: 

HOME  |  NEWS  |  HOLY SPIRIT  |  HEALING SCRIPTURES  |   HEALTH SCRIPTURES   |  TEACHING  |  HEALING COMMANDS  |  TESTIMONIES   |  FOOD TIPS  |  RECIPES  |  SHOPPING LIST  |   WHOLE GRAINS TIPS   |   DEVOTIONAL   |   HEALING BLOG   |   AFFIRMATIONS  |   HEALING RESOURCES   |    TERMS OF USE    |    PROFILES   |    CONTACT US  | 
 
ADDITIONAL LINKS:  CLICK HERE FOR “SITE MAP”  
 

Please note that the health and wellness information presented on these pages is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice.  Reader assumes all responsibility as to how he or she applies the information.  

FDA requires the following disclaimer: "The health and wellness statements made on this site have not been evaluated by the FDA. Foods/supplements mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent disease."

.

All scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are taken from the New King James Version®.  Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc.  Used by permission.  All rights reserved.   Bible text from the New King James Version® is not to be reproduced in copies or otherwise by any means except as permitted in writing by Thomas Nelson, Inc., Attn: Bible Rights and Permissions, P.O. Box 141000, Nashville, TN 37214-1000.

Entire website contents, including all graphics, photographs, text and webpage design copyright © 2005–2007  healingandhealth.org.   All rights reserved.   Website produced to the glory of God.    

 
Website best viewed with:
Firefox or IE browsers on a Windows PC;
Safari or Firefox browsers on a Macintosh.
 
Site last modified 01.28.2008