Did you know that wild rice is loaded with B vitamins and minerals such as magnesium, zinc and potassium? It’s also a rich source of protein, and chock full of anti-oxidants.  The high fiber content in wild rice is great for your digestion and helps to lower cholesterol levels.


Wild Rice

Servings: 8

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 60 minutes


2 cups wild rice

4 cups water or vegetable broth

3 tablespoons kefir or yogurt (optional)

1 teaspoon sea salt

3 cloves garlic, minced (optional)

1 leek chopped

2-4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or butter


Heat 2 Tablespoons olive oil or butter in a skillet.

Add garlic and leek and cook 2-3 minutes.

Add the wild rice and stir with a wooden spoon, until heated through.

Transfer vegetables and rice to a big pot with water or vegetable broth.

Add optional kefir.

Add sea salt.

Add remaining butter or olive oil.

Bring to a boil.

Lower heat and cook for one hour.

Serve with vegetables and protein.  Enjoy!