Turmeric Mexican Rice

This dish is so much more than a delicious lunch or dinner. This dish is surround around the ingredients “turmeric” which is a cancer fighting spice.

“Epidemiological studies have linked the frequent use of turmeric to lower rates of breast, prostate, lung and colon cancer; laboratory experiments have shown curcumin can prevent tumors from forming; and research conducted at the University of Texas suggests that even when breast cancer is already present, curcumin can help slow the spread of breast cancer cells to the lungs in mice.”

Not to mention that brown rice is also gluten free and contains an abundance of healthy vegetables that support the body.

This recipe is extremely flavorful and the spices give it a mexican flare, but overall, this dish is a true health-tonic.

Tumeric Mexican Rice


1.) Brown Rice (amount depending on how many servings are needed)

2.) Turmeric

3.) Yellow Onion

4.) Cherry Tomatoes

5.) Spinach

6.) Black Beans (make sure the can is BPA free)

7.) Salt, Peper, and Cumin

8.) Earth Balance (vegan butter)


1.) Cook the brown rice according to the given directions. Place a tablespoon of Earth Balance in the pan and the brown rice shortly after the butter makes a smooth coding to the pan.

2.) Cover the brown rice with turmeric and mixed until the rice is completely yellow/ orange.

3.) Once the rice is covered with turmeric, add in chopped yellow onion. The more onion the stronger the taste. This recipe allows for lots of variety or the ingredients depending on your preference.

4.) Add a sprinkle of salt and pepper to contain the flavors as you cook.

5.) Add in a handful of spinach and tomatoes into the rice mixture so they wilt.

6.) Add in your desired among of black beans.

7.) Give the dish a coding of the cumin spice for flavor.


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