Easy Snack with Brown Rice and Dates

Easy Snack with Brown Rice and Dates
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The other days, I didn’t have so many things to eat in the house so I chose to combine some ingredients and foods and the result was quite amazing.

Brown rice and dates are not the only “important” ingredients of this recipe, but they are the exotic ones, so I mentioned them to catch your attention.

The secret of this simple, easy and tasty snack is the combo of tastes, of flavours and textures which are so different but give such a nice culinary result.



Easy snack with brown rice and dates – what ingredients do you need

The ingredients do not have to be so fixed, you can add or cut off some of them (but not brown rice and dates), depending on what you have in the house at that moment.

Ingredients

6-7 dates
1 grated carrot
½ avocado
brown rice with vegetables (the recipe below, and  the ingredients needed are: ½ cup of brown rice, ½ yellow bell pepper, ½ squash, olive oil, salt, pepper).

Directions

1.    As this quick and easy tasty also contains “brown rice with vegetables”, here is the whole recipe. Basically, you just have to wash and cut into cube the vegetables, sauté them a little in a little bit of olive oil and then add ½ cup of brown rice and 3 cups of water. Let them boil until they are all tender.

2.    Add on a larger plate: 2-3 tablespoons of rice, 1 grated carrot, 3-4 walnuts/almonds/pistachios, ½ avocado and 6-7 dates.

3.    Enjoy this dish tasting each ingredient, so that the ingredients and their flavour to mingle.

Even if it might seem unusual at first, this easy snack with brown rice and dates will colour your usual meals. Try it too and you will see that, indeed, the above combinations give a great result.

Tags: brown rice, dates, gluten free, quick snacks, vegetarian,easy snack

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Author Marina Rasnoveanu Marina's articles Marina Rasnoveanu

Editor, Endometriosis patient, but very well now thanks to my doctor and my way of living. I am passionate about health & healthy living, writing and researching a lot in the past years on these topics. Here I will write articles, recipes, interviews, studies and all sorts of materials about dieting, endometriosis and health.