Weekly Health Tip: Healthy Eating Recipes: Coconut Curry Rice

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Weekly Health Tip: Healthy Eating Recipes: Coconut Curry Rice

Eden Oladimeji, Writer

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 Being healthy is something very hard to do. Especially if you’re someone who likes their food. Curry coconut rice is a healthy dinner that will not only leave you full but also satisfied. It’s only is 424 calories and it is low in carbs and fat!


  • ⅔ cup cooked brown rice
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ⅓ cup light coconut milk
  • ¼ teaspoon curry powder
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)
  • 1 cup baby spinach, loosely packed
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon roasted sunflower seeds


  1. Heat Rice, tomatoes, coconut milk and curry powder on high heat. Bring it to a boil and then Reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper (or whatever seasoning you want).  Stir in spinach and yeast flakes. When spinach is wilted remove from heat and set aside.
  2. In a small nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Crack egg into skillet , season with salt pepper and reduce heat to medium heat. Cook until egg white is set but yolk is runny, about 3 minutes
  3. Top rice with sunflower seeds and and egg.