Sweet Black Thai Rice With Sunflower Seeds As Well As Veggies, And A Thought
This rice dish is a beautiful change of pace from the usual side dishes we have! Gluten-free Sweet Black Thai Rice has rich, eye-appealing color, includes satisfying whole-grain fiber that doesn’t taste woody, and has a delicious, mild nutty flavor that is good prepared simply with water and salt, or with your favorite additions. Al likes it a lot, which surprised me since he’s a big fan of “white, white, white” on his dinner plate! Black Thai Rice (also called sticky rice, glutinous rice or sweet rice) cooks into a lovely, deep purple side dish that complemented our boneless pork loin and our salad of lettuce, red cabbage, cauliflower, carrot, green pepper, tomato and vinaigrette for dinner. We had a VERY colorful meal! The salad was just right for a second appearance today in our lunches, so at the end of this post I am including a picture of the repeat I made of it this morning (except I added some sunflower seeds this morning).
These are not drastic changes in the dishes we eat, but I probably wouldn’t have thought of them, especially the Black Thai Rice, if I hadn’t put together a meal plan yesterday. When I do that, I take a quick inventory of my refrigerator and cabinets with the
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