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Herbed rice and cucumber salad with wild garlic. Sometimes I want my rice to be a little more interesting and nutritious.

Herbed rice and cucumber salad with wild garlic

So I make this simple, refreshing salad. As with almost all of my favorite recipes, it's flexible – you can choose different herbs, leave the scallions or wild garlic out, add more of it, whatever you feel like. Start by cooking the rice. I used an organic basmati from Thailand as it's apparently got some of the lowest arsenic levels around but you can use any rice you like. Unfortunately, brown rice, which is far more nutritious than white rice, tends to have higher arsenic levels. Then wash, dry and chop the herbs of your choice. Toss it all together with some olive oil, salt, and pepper and you're ready to eat. Herbed Rice and Cucumber SaladServes 4-6 as a side 1-1/2 cups rice 1/2 fresh cucumber, washed, peeled and cut into a medium sized dice A big handful of fresh herbs of your choice – cilantro, parsley, dill, etc., washed, dried and coarsely chopped 2-3 fresh scallions or wild garlic, cleaned and chopped.

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The Food We Crave is our Guide to the Food We Need. {Infographic}

How often do we have a “gut instinct” that something is not quite right, and find our hunches are correct? When something’s gone awry, we may experience it as a certain kind of mood, and if we look even deeper, we’ll probably also find that there is something going on at the physical level to “match” the mood. Our bodies and minds are very much in sync, almost like a feedback loop. A mental phenomenon can cue us to something going on at the physical level, and the reverse is true too: even the smallest physical condition can alert us to something going on in our heart and soul. This is good news, because it’s very much in our power to quiet the mind and see what’s going on inside of us.

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How To Make The Most Powerful Natural Antibiotic Ever – Kills Any Infection In The Body

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