Culinary nutritionist Mikaela Reuben relishes in the simplicity of good health, and we’re grateful to share with you some of her favorite simple and summery recipes…
First in our three-part recipe series — congee. Congee, in a word, represents a bowl of delicious Asian-inspired warmth. Easy to make and suitable for any time of day or night, Mikeala’s recipe promises to go easy on your digestion while maxing out your taste buds.
4 cups veggie broth
2 cups water
1 cup brown rice
1 tablespoon peeled micro-grated ginger
2 cups carrots, coined and peeled
¼ teaspoon black pepper
Fried or soft-boiled egg
Chopped green onion
Drizzle sesame oil
Combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and cook on low for 6 hours or overnight. Next morning, serve congee with garnishes of choice.
Wearing the Seven Wonders Maxi Dress.
And remember to smile!
Mikaela Reuben is a Natural Chef who uses the science of nutrition, combined with the art of healthy cooking, to create delicious and nourishing meals. Working for the likes of Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Brie Larson and Woody Harrelson, she inspires people to make better health, lifestyle, and food decisions.
Photos by Maui Maka.