The Forbidden Rice: Black Rice Nutrition & Benefits
Despite being less popular than brown rice or wild rice, black rice, known as forbidden rice, is an ancient grain that has even more impressive health benefits than most other closely related rice varieties. Not only is it the type of rice that is richest in powerful disease-fighting antioxidants, but it also contains dietary fiber, anti-inflammatory properties, and has the ability to help stop the development of diabetes, cancer, heart disease and even weight gain.
The Vegan Slow Cooker: Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto -
So here we are, the penultimate recipe from my Vegan Slow Cooker week. First up I cooked the butternut squash in the slow cooker, and despite accidentally turning off the slow cooker socket when I thought it was the toaster socket, it cooked pretty well. I sort of mashed up the squash rather than pureeing …