A fantastic source of manganese and a good source of magnesium, both essential minerals, as a whole grain, brown rice is digested slowly, so your family will stay full longer. Plus, eating whole grains like brown rice is associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Now that you know more about how amazingly healthy it is, check out these delicious main, side and snack recipes!Photo: iStockphoto
With bacon on board, what's not to like about this simple dish? It whips up in under 30 minutes and packs away nicely for leftovers the next day. Cold rice in a bento box is alright. Get the recipe: Broccoli and Bacon Fried RicePhoto: Maya Visnyei
Start your baby's eating habits off right with this versatile recipe that can be adapted for every member of your family.
Get the recipe here: Lovely Lentils with Brown Rice>
Talk about healthy, with this dish you've got the goodness of brown rice, the protein power of black beans and the kid-friendly appeal of chicken.
Get the recipe here: Chicken, Brown Rice and Black Bean Burritos>
A sweet snack that is free of refined sugars with the whole-grain power of brown rice crisps and nutrient-rich pumpkin and sunflower seeds.
Get the recipe here: Organic Rice Crisp Surprise Squares>
A comforting dish that is an easy way to introduce brown rice to your family.
Get the recipe here: Chunky Chicken and Rice Soup>
Brown rice pairs with this quick chili to create a delicious dinner everyone will love.
Get the recipe here: Express Chili>
Kedgeree is an English dish that's inspired by Indian flavours. Our version can be served as a main or side dish and is mild enough for little palates.
Get the recipe here: Kids' Kedgeree>
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