brown rice

noun

Definition of brown rice

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

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Try to choose slow burning carbs, like whole-wheat bread and pasta and brown rice over refined ones when possible, and combine them with protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Suzannah Weiss, Glamour, "9 Foods to Avoid If You're Trying to Get Pregnant," 17 Apr. 2019 Cooking whole grains, like quinoa, brown rice and barley can take as long as 45 minutes. NBC News, "Nutritionist-approved convenience foods that save time on meal prep," 27 Mar. 2018 Some chickpea pastas also use other lentil flour and/or brown rice flour for texture or flavor purposes, like Pow! Jaclyn London, Ms, Rd, Cdn, Good Housekeeping, "How Healthy Is Chickpea Pasta? A Dietitian Weighs In on Nutrition and Weight-Loss Benefits," 25 Mar. 2019 Dairy sources like milk, cheese, and yogurt can add protein and thicken the soup; so can ingredients like brown rice, quinoa, and other whole grains. Audrey Bruno, SELF, "How to Throw Together a Delicious Soup With Whatever You Have in Your Pantry," 20 Mar. 2019 Freekeh This Arabic grain is a low-carb form of ancient wheat that has up to four times more fiber than brown rice. Leah Zerbe, Good Housekeeping, "The 11 Healthiest Whole Grains You Should Be Eating," 17 July 2018 Add ½ cup short grain brown rice and boil, uncovered, until al dente, about 30 minutes. Louisa Shafia, WSJ, "America’s Most Satisfying Salad," 27 Sep. 2018 Whole grain: Choose from quinoa, emmer farro, einkorn, spelt, whole-grain sorghum (as opposed to pearled), whole-grain barley (again, not pearled), bulgur wheat, freekeh, Kamut wheat, brown rice, black rice, red rice and wild rice. Carrie Dennett, The Seattle Times, "Grain bowls are trending. Here’s how to make your own.," 28 Nov. 2018 A few of my favorite meals that accomplish this are oatmeal with peanut butter mixed in, scrambled egg whites with veggies, grilled salmon on a green salad and chicken with brown rice. Abigail L. Cuffey, Woman's Day, "Real Weight-Loss Stories: I Kept the Pounds Off," 4 Oct. 2010

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1883, in the meaning defined above

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