What's 4 Dinner: Savory mushroom-rice bowl
Healthy Living Advisor Tina Miller shares a delicious recipe
Going meatless just one day a week can help to reduce your risk for chronic preventable conditions like cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. Our Savory Mushroom-Rice Bowl is a hearty meatless recipe that incorporates dark greens, nuts and whole grains. These foods provide fiber and protective antioxidants that contribute to healthier cholesterol levels and can help reduce your risk for heart disease.
Savory Mushroom-Rice Bowl
1 Tbsp. Meijer extra virgin olive oil – on hand
1/3 Cup sliced red onion (NuVal® score 93) - $0.20
4 cups (about 12 oz.) sliced mini bella mushrooms (NuVal® score 99) - $3.00
1/2 cup Meijer Naturals vegetable stock - $0.32
6 cups Earth Bound Farm Organics mixed baby kale (NuVal® score 99) - $2.66
1/4 cup dried cranberries - $0.21
2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme (or 3/4 tsp. McCormick dried thyme) – on hand
4 cups cooked Meijer instant brown rice (NuVal® score 82) or Brown rice and quinoa blend - $1.47
McCormick Sea salt and ground pepper to taste – on hand
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts - (NuVal® score 46) - $0.45
Nutrition Information (per serving): 380 calories, 11g fat, 1g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 212mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate, 7g fiber, 12g protein.
Recipe adapted from Meijer Healthy Living Naturally TryFoods International (www.meijermealbox.com)
Total Recipe Cost: $8.31
Serve with: fresh sliced strawberries for dessert ($1.66)
Total Meal Cost: $9.97
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