Healthy Choice Ryce+ Organic Quinoa & Jasmine Rice Blend
Level up from ordinary jasmine rice into a healthy one with natural nutrition upgrades. A healthier option for rice that boasts of a superb nutritional profile. Replace that plain ordinary rice with this blend of 100% natural and organic ingredients packed with nutrients essential to the healthy diet.
Loaded with nutrients yet delicious: a fine blend of premium organic jasmine rice and the ancient western organic super grains (bi-color quinoa). This mix has a slightly crunchy texture with a pleasant light nutty taste, a delicate earthy aroma that will pair and fare well with any dish. It is also easy to cook and easy on the palate.
The ingredients are planted, cultivated, processed, then packed under organic regulation without any chemicals or preservatives whatsoever.
Organic Thai Jasmine rice 85%, Organic White Quinoa 10.5%, Organic Red Quinoa 4.5%.
Rice level up with more nutrients blended with the superfood quinoa. A nutrition boost with this blend of jasmine rice and health-promoting quinoa.
- 135% more protein: excellent source of plant-based protein/fiber
- 200% more fiber: higher than Jasmine rice
Excellent source of plant-based protein and fiber with good contents of antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
- -100% Natural
- -USDA Organic, Certified with Good Manufacturing Practice
- -Gluten free
- -Chemical free
- -Allergen free
- -Suited for Vegetarian diet
This quinoa-rice mix may just help in improving the health of the heart in reducing cholesterol and the rish of heart disease, having a healthy weight control, preventing diabetes, and lowering high blood pressure.
Organic Thai Jasmine Rice also known as Thai fragrant, provides a nice fragrance with fluffy texture when cooked. This long-grained has delicious, nutty flavor and flowery aroma. It is a good source of vitamins and minerals such as the B vitamins - niacin and thiamine, selenium, and iron. It is also a source of vitamin B1 and D. These nutrients aids in the skin health, in fighting of illnesses and provide quick energy with its complex carbohydrate content. It is also low in fat, and free of sodium with a modest amount of protein.
The bi-color Quinoa is a great source of plant-based complete protein, in fact, one of the few grains, which contain all nine of the essential amino acids. It also boasts of its high amount of insoluble fiber that helps keep healthy digestive system. It is also responsible in providing satiety, thereby making us feel full without taking any extra calories. High level of heart-healthy fats is also found in this superfood like the Omega3 fatty acids. Reasearch has shown that these good fats help reduce the risk of death from heart attacks, reduce levels of bad cholesterol and blood pressure. Being considered as one of the superfoods, a good amount of vitamins and minerals can also be found in it. It has significantly more calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, and zinc compared to other grains. It is also high in flavonoids, a type of antioxidant that helps prevent several diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes osteoporosis, reduce inflammation and the risk for chronic diseases.
How to Cook:
Rice Cooker: Add 1 cup of rice + 1.5 cup of water or adjust as per your preference
Microwave: Place 1 cup of rice into a deep microwavable bowl +add 2 cups of boiling water+ cover and cook as recommended
• Shake the bag before using.
• No need to wash, to maintain highest nutrition.
• Adjust water volume according to cooking preference and desired texture.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place and reseal after opening. Away from heat source and direct sunlight.
Shelf life: 2 years
Grilled chicken with Caesar greens on Quinoa & Jasmine rice Blend
*recipe from healthychoiceasia.com
1 cup (100g) of RICE PLUS Quinoa & Jasmine rice blend
1 teaspoon of Healthy Choices rice bran oil
3-4 chicken tenderloins
1/2 garlic clove, crushed
1/3 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 ½ tablespoon low-fat natural yoghurt
1/2 tablespoon low-fat mayonnaise
1 baby cos lettuce, leaves separated
1 cup wild rocket leaves
10g parmesan, shaved with a vegetable peeler
Cook the Rice Plus Quinoa and jasmine rice blend following packet directions. Set aside to cool completely. Heat the oil in a large chargrill pan or non-stick frypan over high heat. Cook the chicken tenderloins for 2-3 minutes each side until golden and cooked through. Cover with a lid and set aside off the heat.
For the Caesar greens, combine the garlic, mustard, yoghurt, mayonnaise and 1 tablespoons warm water in a bowl. Season to taste, add cos and rocket leaves and toss well to coat.
Divide the cooked Quinoa and jasmine rice among plates, then top with greens and chicken. Serve scattered with shaved parmesan.
Serve and enjoy!