We all know the wonders of brown rice--- it's high in fiber which helps you feel fuller longer, and its a whole grain which means it hasn't been processed to heck and back. As people start eating healthy, brown rice quickly becomes a staple for most. But the old chicken, veggies, and brown rice meal can get very old very fast. So what to do? Chuck the brown rice out the window in frustration because you can't fathom eating plain old brown rice one more time? No way! Here's an alternative way to incorporate this healthy carb, high in selenium, manganese, and antioxidants, into your diet--- brown rice breakfast bowls!
|Move over savory brown rice... here comes sweet brown rice!|
Sweet Vanilla Cinnamon Brown Rice Breakfast Bowl With Protein (Serves 2)
1/3 Cup brown rice
2 Scoops vanilla whey protein (I used About Time/SDC Nutrition's protein powder in Birthday Cake)
1/2 13.66 Ounce can of light coconut milk
2/3 Cup Unsweetened vanilla almond milk
3 Truvia/Stevia packets
1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
In a slow cooker, combine all ingredients, except for the vanilla whey protein powder. Cook on high for 1 hour, stirring occasionally. The brown rice is ready once the majority of the liquid has been absorbed. Just before serving, stir in the vanilla whey protein powder Serve with some additional cinnamon and stevia sprinkled on top as garnish. Eat and enjoy!
|Nutrition information calculated using the SparkPeople recipe calculator|