I eat bulgur wheat, and oats and mixes of rides and barley and rye berries, and quinoa sometimes too. I cook them all myself, sometimes in stock and sometimes in water. If you love rice, try brown rice or rice blends, they are much healthier than white rice of any variety.
Don’t become a well-rounded person. Well rounded people are smooth and dull. Become a thoroughly spiky person. Grow spikes from every angle. Stick in their throats like a puffer fish.