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Forbidden Black Rice Salad

Forbidden Black Rice Salad

Good for:
Brunch Lunch Dinner Entree Salad

Key ingredients:
Arugula Mixed Greens Bell Pepper Apples Peas Cucumber Celery


2 cups organic mixed greens
1 cup organic arugula
1/2 Bell Pepper
1/2 cucumber (persion is my favorite)
1/2 apple
2 celery stalks
10 sugar snap pee’s
1 cup cooked forbidden black rice

  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Carrots


Chop the bell pepper, apple, celery,cucumber, and the ends off the sugar snap pee’s and set aside. Next place the cooked black rice in a small pan with 1 tbls. of your favorite dressing and 1 tbls. water. Turn the heat to medium low and let simmer. Next place half of the mixed greens and half of the arugula on a plate, place half of the chopped veggies on each plate sprinkling more around the edges while leaving an empty space in the center. Once the Forbidden black rice in warm place half in the center of each salad. Place an additional 1 tbls. of dressing on each salad and serve.

Key Ingredients


Arugula is pungent, warm and highly alkaline. It stimulates the liver and lungs. Arugula helps stimulate the body's detoxifying processes. Arugula stimulates appetite and digestion. Arugula is an average ... Learn More »

Mixed Greens
Mixed Greens

Lettuce is alkaline, cool, bitter and sweet. It helps dry dampness in the body, including phlegm and yeast overgrowth. It is also anodyne (pain relieving), anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antispasmodic, ... Learn More »

Bell Pepper
Bell Pepper

Bell Pepper Thermal Nature = Slightly Warm Flavor = Pungent, & Sweet Promotes blood circulation Strengthens the Stomach Removes stagnant food Reduces swelling Conditions Bell Pepper can Help ... Learn More »


Apple Thermal Nature = Cooling Flavor = Sweet & Sour reduces heat (especially summer heat) produces fluids for the body moisten dryness and cool heat in the lungs protects the lungs from cigarette smoking ... Learn More »


Peas Thermal Nature = Neutral Flavor = Sweet Tonify the spleen-pancreas and stomach Strengthens digestion Reduces the effect of an overworked, excessive liver Reduce countercurrent qi (for example, ... Learn More »


Cucumber Thermal Nature = Very Cool Flavor = Sweet, & Bland (Peels are Bitter) Clears heat Influences the heart, spleen-pancreas, stomach, & large intestine Detoxifies the body Relieves irritability and ... Learn More »


Celery Thermal Nature = Cool Flavor = Sweet Tonifies Kidneys Stops bleeding Strengthens Spleen & Stomach Calms an aggravated liver Clears heat Lowers blood pressure Promotes diuresis & clears excess ... Learn More »

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