Healthier Than Overnight Oats: Forbidden Rice Porridge

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    Alice Sun

    Jan 2, 2023

    Forbidden rice, also known as black rice or purple rice, is a type of heirloom rice that has long been considered a superfood in traditional Chinese medicine. Most often it was prescribed for women to help keep grays at bay. Nowadays, we know that forbidden rice is incredible for its high nutrient content and potential health benefits. It is rich in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanins, which give the rice its dark color.

    One of my favorite ways to enjoy it is as a morning porridge, cooked with red bean, pearl barley, black soybeans, and a little honey for added benefits. Here’s how to make it:

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