Healthy Choice Ryce+ (Rice Plus) Organic Quinoa & Wholegrain Rice Blend with Buckwheat
The time has come to replace the ordinary rice of empty calories with this hutrient rich at the same time delicious Ryce+. A tasty and healthy combination of eastern and western organic superfood ingredients, organic wholegrain rice (brown Jasmine rice, red rice, and Thai rice berry) with the ancient superfood grains (red quinoa, white quinoa, and buckwheat).
All these ingredients are planted without chemicals and preservatives, processed and packed under strict organic regulation.
Brown Jasmine rice 35%, Wholegrain red rice 21%, white quinoa 17.5%, wholegrain rice berry 14%, red quinoa 7.5%, buckwheat 5%.
With the great combination of wholegrain rice and the superfood quinoa, essential nutrition is increased and the wholegrain rice is brought to the next level with:
- 37% more protein: excellent source of plant-based protein/fiber
- 200% more fiber: higher than mixed wholegrain rice
Wholesome source of healthy carb boosted with other nutrients, and antioxidants. It also helps in healthy weight control.
- -100% Natural
- -USDA Organic, Certified with Good Manufacturing Practice
- -Gluten free
- -Chemical free
- -Allergen free
- -Suited for Vegetarian diet
Wholegrain rice mix has most of its nutritional value, with side hull and bran still intact. These parts provide the “natural wholeness” to the grain. They have high amount of phytonutrients such as antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals. A safe staple for individuals with diabetes or those who want to lose weight as this blend is low in glycemic index, which helps prevent insulin spikes. Wholegrain rice is also said to help in Heart Health by lowering bad Cholesterol level, reducing the risk of heart disease, in diabetes and in high blood pressure.
This superfood Quinoa contains all nine of the essential amino acids, a complete plant-based protein. Its insoluble fiber content aids in good digestive health and provides satiety without adding extra calories. It also has high amount of omega3 heart healthy fatty acid that has been shown to lower the risk of heart attacks. They help as well in the lowering of bad cholesterol and blood pressure. Quinoa is also a great source of vitamins and minerals and has more mineral value like iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc when compared to other grains. Not to mention its abundance in antioxidants called flavonoids, which help prevent several diseases like cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, cancer, diabetes and risk factor for chronic diseases. It also has anti-inflammatory properties.
Close to quinoa in its nutritional profile, Buckwheat is a good source of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants with relatively few calories and virtually without fat. What is unique about it is the presence of a particular amino acid composition with special biological features including anti-hypertension properties and cholesterol-lowering effects. It also supports heart and digestive health.
How to Cook:
Rice Cooker: Add 1 cup of rice + add 2-2.5 cup of water or adjust as per your preference
Microwave: Place 1 cup of rice into a deep microwavable bowl +add 2-2.5 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
Wholegrain Thai Rice & Quinoa salad
*recipe from healthychoiceasia.com
1 cups (100g) Rice Plus Quinoa and wholegrain rice blend
1 1/2 tablespoons lime juice
1/2 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon sugar
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 carrots, cut into thin batons
1/2 cup coarsely chopped cashews, toasted
1/2 cup coriander leaves
1/2 cup coarsely chopped mint
1 green onion, thinly sliced
Cook the Ryce+ Quinoa and wholegrain rice blend following packet directions. Set aside to cool completely.
Meanwhile, combine the lime juice, fish sauce, sugar and garlic in a jug. Stir until the sugar dissolves.
Place the cooled rice, carrot, cashew, coriander, mint, onion and dressing in a large bowl. Toss to combine.
Serve and enjoy!