(This is a great comfort food that isn’t overly sweet. Brown rice is a great source of fiber, and also contains the protein, vitamins and minerals that are lost in milling white rice).
Makes 4 servings.
1.5 cups plain or vanilla soymilk
1 tsp. cornstarch (or arrowroot)
2 cups cooked brown rice
1/8 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup raisins
¼ tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla
½ tsp. almond extract
Pour soymilk into medium saucepan and stir in cornstarch. Add rice, syrup, raisins, and cinnamon; bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook 3 minutes, then remove from heat and stir in vanilla and almond extracts. Serve hot or cold.