Minsley Cooked Brown Rice

A few of years ago a friend told me that brown rice was better for a person’s health than white rice. I had eaten white rice ever since I was a kid. One of the things we did with white rice was put it in a bowl, pour milk over it and top it with a sugar and cinnamon mix. At school they served fried white rice with white chicken gravy over it. I liked rice fixed in these ways. But when I tried brown rice it took some getting use to. The other problem with brown rice is the time it takes to cook. Cooking brown rice in a pressure cooker will speed up the process but it’s still a hassle. So when I was shopping at Costco and came across Minsley Cooked Brown Rice, I snatch it up. And it’s organic. That sweetens the pot all the more for me. I try to buy as much organic as I can.

Minsley Cooked Brown Rice (known as Gogo Rice at other stores) can be heated by microwave or by boiling the unopened container in water. Microwaving takes one minute and thirty seconds. In boiling water it takes ten minutes.

The ingredients in Minsley Cooked Brown Rice are: Organic Brown Rice and water.

Nutritional facts for Minsley Cooked Brown Rice for one serving, which is 3.7 ounces or one half of a container, are 155 calories with zero calories from fat. There are zero grams of total fat. Zero grams of saturated fat and zero grams of trans fat. There are zero milligrams of cholesterol and five milligrams of sodium. These all are zero percent of the daily values based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Total carbohydrates is thirty grams or ten percent of the daily value. Dietary fiber is two grams or eight percent of the daily value. Sugars are zero grams. Protein is four grams. Iron is four percent.

Minsley Cooked Brown Rice is a product of the U.S.A. and is manufactured by Minsley, Incorporated, Ontario, California. Costco carries this product in a box of six and it costs $6.99 a box–or $1.165 per container. It needs no refrigeration until opened. The plastic container is BPA free and can be recycled.

As I said earlier, it took some getting used to the taste of brown rice, but now I like it. I have put this rice in soups and have made Spanish rice with it. I also have put in under teriyaki chicken and orange chicken. I like the convenience of this rice. When I add it to soup I do it after the soup is hot. The rice is already cook and only needs to be heated up. The hot soup will heat the rice. I like everything about Minsley Cooked Brown Rice especially when its made with a cooker from ricecookerworld.net. It is convenient and easy to fix. It’s organic and has a good taste. There is no added artificial ingredients. Overall I give it four and a half stars out of five.

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