Friday, May 28, 2010

Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice Review and Giveaway

We eat a lot of rice in my house.  And I am always trying to find ways of getting the boys to eat healthier.  It's not always easy to do.  My Mom (rest her soul) used to make a lot of rice dishes, and now when I want to make myself feel better, fell closer to her, I follow her recipes.  One of my favorites, is her Cinnamon Rice which is easy to make and taste great.  We love it for breakfast or as a snack.

Cinnamon Rice:

2 cups cooked white rice
1 cup milk
1 Tlbs butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
sugar and cinnamon to taste

Mix above ingredients together and enjoy.  Told you it was easy.



And now with the New Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice, it is not only tasty (the boys could not tell the difference, nor could I) but a much healthier option for us.  With 4 grams of fiber per serving, and the taste and texture of white rice, it's the perfect addition to any shopping list.

I know I will be using the Uncle Ben's Whole Grain White Rice on a regular basis now.  And it will replace my standard white rice on my shopping list.

You can find many great recipes at Uncle Ben's, and if you sign up at Uncle Ben's you can get a .75 cents off coupon right now.

My Grade:  A+

About:

New UNCLE BEN'S Whole Grain White Rice is made with natural ingredients and low in fat.  Whole Grain White Rice combines the familiar taste, texture, and cooking time of white rice with the goodness of whole grains.

Nutritional Claims & Product Benefits
  • Good Source of Fiber
  • 45g Whole Grains per Serving*
  • Low Fat
  • No Saturated Fat
  • 0g Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol Free
  • Made with Natural Ingredients
  • No Preservatives
  • No Artificial Colors
  • Vegetarian
  • No MSG
  • Supports a Healthy Heart†
†As part of a diet low in saturated fat & cholesterol.
*The USDA Dietary Guidelines recommend consuming 48g (or 3-oz. equivalents) of whole grains per day.

ENTER TO WIN

I received a few boxes of the rice along with some aprons to share from Uncle Ben's via Mom Central to share with friends and family.  Below you can enter for your chance to win one of two aprons.

Mandatory entry:  Tell me the name of one recipe you could use this New UNCLE BEN'S Whole Grain White Rice in?


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  • Giveaway ends June 4, 2010 at 12(noon) CST


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I was not compensated for this review, I did receive a box of rice and an apron (to conduct the review), with others to giveaway. All opinions are my own.

I wrote this review while participating in a blog campaign by Mom Central on behalf of Uncle Ben’s and received samples to facilitate my candid review. Mom Central sent me a gift card to thank me for taking the time to participate.

83 comments:

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  3. I would use it in my curried pinapple chicken.
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  4. BLACK BEANS AND RICE AND FRIED PORK CHOPS

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  5. I could use it with my stir fried pork and vegetables recipe.

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  6. We love Rice pilaf. This would be perfect in it.

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  8. My husband uses Uncle Ben's converted rice in his jambalaya recipe. I wonder if the whole grain could be used instead?

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  11. Omgoodness! I love cinnamon & splenda (diabetic) so this recipe of your mom's would be great for me! I'm new to eating rice at all even though I'm in my 50's but this will be even better! Thank you for a wonderful cinnamon recipe.

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  13. RICE PUDDING ... MY MOM MAKES IT ONCE EVERY WEEK! kytah00@yahoo.com

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  14. One of our favorite meals, is kind of a chicken,or beef stir fry, but with tomatoes added, and served over rice!

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  19. I could use it in my stuffed tomatoes and my stuffed eggplant.

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  26. I would use Uncle Ben's Rice in my old fashioned rice pudding recipe. Thank you for the lovely giveaway.

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  30. Pairing pineapple with white rice is such a great combination such as in thai cashew pineapple rice, but I also love kung pao chicken or lamb stew with rice!
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  37. It would be great in my baked chicken and rice dish.
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  38. Looks like I forgot the mandatory entry. Silly me.

    I would use the rice in my chicken and rice dinner bake.

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  39. I could use this in chicken fried rice.
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  42. I'd use this in my Shrimp Gumbo and Rice recipe.

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  43. I could use it in Jambalaya recipes.

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  50. The Cheddar Broccoli Rice with BBQ Chicken sounds Yummy!

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  55. i will use it in rice pudding
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  56. This would be great in my broccoli casserole.

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  69. Red beans and rice with ham and kielbasa.

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  73. My mom makes "brown rice" with white rice, diced onions, beef broth and a bit of butter. My daughter loves it and I would make that.

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