brown rice


Definition of brown rice 

: hulled but unpolished rice that retains most of the bran layers, endosperm, and germ

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Add it to stir-fries with vegetables and healthy grains like brown rice. Alexandra Sifferlin, Time, "10 Foods Filled With Probiotics," 12 Apr. 2018 Swap anything made with refined white flour (like white bread, noodles, and muffins) for complex carbs like brown rice, beans, lentils, or whole-grain pasta and bread. Betsy Stephens, Redbook, "Get Your Body Back With Our Wedding Dress Challenge," 1 Jan. 2013 Today, Congaree and Penn’s online shop also sells white rice, brown rice and both white- and purple-rice grits, along with other Southern products such as pecan oil and Creole tomato jelly. Osayi Endolyn, WSJ, "Why Chefs Are Elevating Rice to Star Ingredient Status," 13 July 2018 That means filling half your plate with vegetables and some fruit; one quarter with protein-rich foods such as fish, poultry or beans; and the final quarter with whole grains such as quinoa or brown rice. Cara Rosenbloom,, "Ignore calories and BMI. Here are the health numbers that really matter.," 9 July 2018 Photo: Congaree and Penn Two Brooks Farm in the Mississippi Delta produces a number of varieties, from Missimati Bayou Bouquet, a fragrant white basmati rice, to Beulah Land Tan, a whole long-grain brown rice. Osayi Endolyn, WSJ, "Why Chefs Are Elevating Rice to Star Ingredient Status," 13 July 2018 All protein bowls come with a choice of brown rice or sweet potato hash, or, for an extra dollar, choose antioxidant-rich Forbidden rice or quinoa. Gwen Ashley Walters, azcentral, "Popular healthy-restaurant chain continues growth in Phoenix, eyes Texas next," 24 May 2018 They're certified organic, gluten-free, and consist of only a handful of ingredients: organic evaporated cane juice, organic brown rice syrup, and natural flavor. Kris Rile, Good Housekeeping, "7 Best Breath Mints That Aren't Packed With Chemicals," 12 July 2017 Serve with brown rice, whole wheat couscous, or quinoa. Jose Cuadros,, "Healthy family recipe: Salmon en papillote," 29 June 2018

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1883, in the meaning defined above

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