Friday, November 20, 2009

Delicious Quick-Fix Ideas

(NAPSI)--Maintaining healthy habits even as the weather gets colder and the days shorter can be simple, quick and delicious. No matter if you want a warm lunch in the office or need a fast meal in the evening, with Minute Ready to Serve Rice you can enjoy a hot dish in no time. Minute Ready to Serve Rice offers a portion-controlled, single serving of rice in a variety of flavors, including 100 percent whole-grain Brown Rice and Brown & Wild Rice. Research shows that a diet rich in whole grains reduces the risk of heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers. Now you can be healthy and enjoy nutritious, hearty meals in just 60 seconds.

Keep your waistline from expanding and your fall cravings satisfied with the help of Minute Ready to Serve Rice. Here are a few quick dishes that can be enjoyed at work or without spending a lot of time in the kitchen.

Chicken and Rice Burritos

Microwave two containers of Minute Ready to Serve Brown Rice on high for two minutes. Mix salsa and cooked, diced chicken breast and microwave on high for two more minutes. Stir in shredded cheddar cheese and rice to salsa and chicken. Divide mixture onto whole-wheat tortillas and top with cilantro and sour cream, if desired.

Cheesy Turkey and Broccoli Rice

Combine one container of Minute Ready to Serve White Rice, cooked, chopped turkey, and broccoli florets (fresh or frozen). Microwave on high for two minutes. Stir in your favorite shredded cheese and two tablespoons water or milk. Microwave on high for one minute. Stir until well blended and creamy.

Cranberry Pecan Brown and Wild Rice

Microwave one container of Minute Ready to Serve Brown & Wild Rice on high for one minute. Add dried cranberries, toasted pecans and butter; blend well. Stir in a little orange juice. Enjoy!

Stay healthy through the holiday season while still enjoying tasty warm recipes with Minute Ready to Serve Rice.

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