Smarter Living: Recipes


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The following recipe was graciously provided by Alexandra Jamieson. A graduate of New York's Natural Gourmet Cookery School, Jamieson has worked in Italy, creating seasonal and vegan menus; as a pastry chef at New York's Other Foods; and as the vegetarian chef at Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp. For more information, see


  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • ½ cup mixed berries
  • ¼ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼tsp. nutmeg
  • 3 tsp. maple syrup or brown rice syrup
  • ½ cup hot soy milk


  1. Divide brown rice and berries into two bowls.
  2. Sprinkle with cinnamon, nutmeg and syrup.
  3. Pour the hot soy milk around the rice.
  4. If using leftover grain, warm the milk, syrup, spices and grain together over medium-low heat until heated through.
  5. Add berries before serving.

Serves two

last revised 8/9/2011

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