Brown Rice Bowl with cranberries, walnuts, orange and mint

At a certain point in your Gluten Free life, you will get sick of quinoa for a time.

That’s when you need to go back to brown rice.  so flavourful!



1/2 cup brown rice uncooked

1 cup water

1 stalk celery, sliced thin

1 small handful dried cranberries

1 small handful organic walnuts, chopped

1 small mandarin orange, peeled, segmented and sliced in half

1 lime, juice of

a sprig of fresh mint, chopped

1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


1. Combine your rice and water in a lidded pot and bring to boil.  Stir once, replace lid, turn down heat to low and cook undisturbed for 50 minutes. Remove from heat, let stand with lid still on undisturbed for 10 minutes.  fluff with fork.

2. Add the celery, orange, cranberries, mint and walnuts to your rice, mix well, combine with olive oil and fresh lime juice, adjust salt and pepper to taste.

Delicious!  easy, and very healthy.  Serves 1


  1. Laureen Pentelescu
    October 27, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    Looks incredible! love it on white….beautiful!

  2. wow – looks and sounds so delicious!

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