If you haven’t had coconut lime rice, you’re in for a treat.  Coconut rice is popular in Southeast Asian cuisine.  Lime and cilantro are a bright twist to the traditional dish.  It’s creamy, slightly sweet, and fragrant.  Coconut milk and CBD coconut oil are somewhat fruity and creamy.  Jasmine rice and lime are fragrant and balance out the richness from the coconut components.  Vegetable broth, my little secret, add the perfect amount of salty and savory.  The CBD coconut oil makes this dish incredibly satisfying and an excellent way to incorporate your daily dose of full-spectrum hemp oil.

Coconut lime rice is warm, cozy, and creamy–– a deeply satisfying venture.  It’s perfect for cooler weather. Basmati rice, or glutinous rice, could be substituted for jasmine rice.  But, if possible, stop at the store to pick up some jasmine rice.  Its floral notes amplify this recipe tenfold.  This recipe is a perfect pairing for a Southeast Asian curry like Thai red curry or an Indonesian (or Malaysian-style) rendang.  Even an Indian curry would go great!

This recipe is an MCT powerhouse!  Studies suggest MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) may lower cholesterol, lower blood pressure, increase brain function and memory, and boost energy, and assist in weight loss.  Coconut milk and our full-spectrum CBD coconut oil are both rich in MCTs!

Benefits of Coconut Milk include :: 

  • May support the immune system because it contains lauric acid, a type of lipid
  • Rich source of many vitamins and minerals like potassium, magnesium, iron, and vitamin C
  • Good source of MCTs

Benefits of Cilantro (coriander) ::

  • Some evidence suggests it may help reduce inflammation and pain
  • Cilantro’s essential oils contain antifungal properties, helping fight off fungal infections/overgrowth
  • Contains vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin K, and trace minerals
  • Good source of antioxidants to help prevent or slow cellular damage
  • May help remove toxic metals from the body

:: COCONUT LIME RICE ::

Servings: 3-4 // Total Time: 20 minutes

INGREDIENTS :: 
2 cups jasmine rice
2 cups organic coconut milk
2 cups vegetable broth
1/4 cup Jenny’s BAKED at home CBD-infused Coconut Oil
3 limes, juiced
1 cup chopped cilantro (coriander)

PREPARATION :: 
In a medium-size pot, bring coconut milk and vegetable broth to boil, add all other ingredients, cover and reduce heat, let simmer for 15 minutes, stirring once or twice while it’s simmering (don’t skip this step or the rice may burn). Serve warm with your favorite main dish. Enjoy!

Food Pairing Ideas ::
Coconut Lime Rice is phenomenal with Southeast Asian curry like Thai curry or Indonesian rendang. It also pairs nicely with Indian curries!

SOURCES ::
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/basil#nutrition
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/323743.php#top-3-health-benefits
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320251.php#potential-health-benefits-of-mct-oil
https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/277627.php

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