Healthy Recipes

Oriental Rice
dashed separator
Servings: 10
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Water 1½ cups
Chicken stock or broth, skim fat from top 1 cup
Uncooked long-grain white rice 1 1/3 cups 
Vegetable oil 2 teaspoons  
Finely chopped onion 2 tablespoons
Finely chopped green pepper 2 tablespoons
Chopped pecans ½ cup  
Ground sage ¼ teaspoon
Finely chopped celery 1 cup
Sliced water chestnuts ½ cup  
Nutmeg ¼ teaspoon
Black pepper to taste  

  1. Bring water and stock to a boil in medium-size saucepan.
  2. Add rice and stir. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heat. Let stand, covered, for 5 minutes or until all liquid is absorbed. Reserve.
  4. Heat oil in large nonstick skillet.
  5. Sauté onion and celery over moderate heat for 3 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients including reserved cooked rice. Fluff with fork before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ cup
Calories 139
Total Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat less than 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 86 mg
dashed separator
healthy living calculator
Current Research From Top Journals

Water Before Meals May Promote Weight Loss
August 2015

A randomized trial found that drinking water before main meals led to higher weight loss than those who were asked to imagine a full stomach before main meals. Water preloading is believed to help create a feeling of fullness or satiety during the meal, which may help curb overeating.

dot separator
previous editions

Fecal Transplants Induce Ulcerative Colitis Remission
July 2015

Exercise Associated with Healthy Baby Weight
June 2015

Mindful Meditation May Reduce Symptoms and Complications of Insomnia
May 2015

dashed separator


Our Free Newsletter
click here to see all of our uplifting newsletters »