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  • Sunshine Rice

A citrus taste, combined with almonds, celery, and onions—but no added salt—makes this side dish a new classic . . . Try it with fish!

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners


  • 1½ Tbsp vegetable oil

  • 1¼ C celery, with leaves, rinsed and finely chopped

  • 1½ C onion, finely chopped

  • 1 C water

  • ½ C orange juice

  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice

  • Dash hot sauce

  • 1 C instant white rice, uncooked

  • ¼ C slivered almonds

calories 276
Total fat 6 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 52 mg
Total fiber 5 g
Protein 7 g
Carbohydrates 50 g
Potassium 406 mg


  • 1
    Heat oil in a medium-sized saucepan.  Add celery and onion, and sauté until tender (about 10 minutes).

  • 2
    Add water, juices, and hot sauce.  Bring to a boil over high heat.

  • 3
    Stir in rice, and bring back to a boil.  Cover and turn heat down to simmer until rice is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 5–10 minutes.

  • 4
    Stir in almonds.  Serve immediately.

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