"I do eat brown rice,1/2 cup per serving. I do several things, stir fry onions,peppers and meat, add some soy sauce,garlic and or ginger. Serve over the rice. Or sauté diced onions in a little butter,once cooked mix into rice. I hope this…"
"I know this discussion is about brown rice, but Consumer's Union Magazine recently published a report showing high levels of arsenic in all rice, and esp. brown rice and brown rice syrup. I have cut way back on my rice consumption, which is not…"
"I cannot vouch for the grain Quinoa but we are big users of Quinoa pasta (in turquoise box). It is the one mixed with corn flour, not rice flour. While Quinoa pasta claims to have 38 grams of carbs for a 2 oz serving (weighed dry), we charge 55…"
"Uncle Ben's converted rice has a glycemic index of 36. It is the rice with the lowest glycemic index on the market and would be the first choice for us when cooking for our Type 1 child. She's been using it for years. Brown rice has a…"
"I was amazed at how good the cauliflower mashed were with cream cheese. totally different than what you expect.
As for Quinoa, be careful. It has as many carbs as a cup of rice. So, from a BG standpoint, there is no difference between the two."
"I second the recommendations for quinoa and cauliflower as substitutes. I'm a huge fan of cauliflower mock mashed potatoes. I don't bother using the chicken base/bullion in the recipe and I add extra cream cheese."
"I don't eat any rice any more. Spikes me, but if you love rice. cook the brown rice nearly twice as long as the white, or start some brown rice on to boil and cook about 20 minutes, then add some white rice and cook a further 15/20 minutes for…"
"No worries! D is a pain and we're all in that boat with you. I would give that cauliflower rice a shot. When I went low carb, white rice with sushi, chicken, and all other ways was something I sorely missed. The cauliflower isn't sticky,…"
"Sorry I took that personally. I am trying to deal with all of this and depression too. Life is challenging. I was thinking more of a 1/2 cup serving per the ADA dietary recommendations. I only eat rice 1-2 times per week. Could cut it back to…"
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