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Vegan Seasoned Rice with a little Flair

Sometimes simple, can be quite delicious and this recipe fit this description succinctly!  This is seasoned rice with vegetables and natural seasonings and of course, lettuce and salad dressing.  It was so yummy, you will want to try it!  Try it nuh!


  • 2 cups of rice.
  • Mixed vegetable (Frozen).
    • Corn
    • Green peas
    • Carrots
    • String beans
  • A few pieces of beetroot (this is the flair :))
  • 1 tsp. Paprika.
  • 1 tbsp. coconut oil.
  • A pinch of black pepper.
  • A few pieces of Onions.
  • Salt to taste.


  • Wash rice and add enough water to cover it.
  • Add salt.
  • Add a little of the coconut oil.
  • Add all the vegetables and seasonings, including beetroot.
  • Let cook on medium heat until rice is tender (or to your softness).
  • Serve and Enjoy!

NB:   You can add other vegetables as you desire. 

Ingredient Spotlight!

~ Green Peas~

Green peas contain its fair share of nutrients which include minerals such as magnesium, potassium, iron, manganese as well as calcium.  Green peas are also a good source of dietary fiber and micro-nutrients including vitamin A, C, folate (B9) and thiamin (B1).  It also has a high level of vitamin K. 

Due to all these nutrients, some of the health benefits of green peas include its ability to control blood sugar.  As such, it can be beneficial to persons with diabetes. Other research suggest that it may be able to help with the management of blood pressure, which is one of the risk factors for heart disease.

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