Some tasty looking recipes already posted here that I will have to try.
I hope the below recipe and links are of interest and use.
As a side note, Have Mencap thought about publishing recipes of all kinds from people who post in a book, and selling it to raise funds for support?
Rainbow rice is a pretty versatile and easy to make recipe, its kind of like packet savoury rice, but much tastier and you can also change the ingredients to anything you want whether you are a meat eater or vegetarian, and eat on its own or with something else.
I like to make a vegetarian version, adding a little turmeric and fenugreek for flavour and colour, with peas, sweetcorn, spring onion, chopped courgette and some artificial meat such as Quorn.
Easy Rainbow Rice Ingredients:
(No strict measurement, just add as much or as little of the ingredients as you like).
Easy cook rice (try two handfuls)
One stock cube (veggie or meat)
Turmeric (1/2 teaspoon)
Fenugreek (1 Teaspoon)
Sultanas (if you like them)
How to make:
Mix the rice in a pot of cold water with the peas, sweetcorn, stock cube, turmeric and bring to the boil. You can also add the Quorn now or cook it separately.
Boil the rice mix, until it is almost soft and ready to serve.
While the rice is cooking, chop the courgette and spring onions into small pieces.
Then in a pan with or without oil, sprinkle the fenugreek onto the courgette, spring onion and Quorn, stirring while it cooks, then turn down the heat.
While the Quorn mix cooks, drain the rice mix and add it to the pan with the Quorn, courgette and onion, stir it together while it cooks (add a few sultanas now if you like them in food) mix everything together, cook for a minute or two then serve.
There is a nice, and better version than mine, of rainbow rice I came across recently, using orzo instead of rice, on this site:
There are also some other tasty looking recipes on that site, including for special diets: