FLAVOR UP YOUR RICE

With a little creativity, you can easily turn a weekday meal into something special by using a variety of items from your kitchen pantry.
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Rice Pudding 101

Rice Pudding 101

Looking for an easy sweet treat? Rice pudding is one of the most versatile dessert recipes that can be as simple or sophisticated as you want to make it. And, it’s completely customizable with all kinds of ingredient mix-ins from chocolate to fruit, coffee and much...

Simple Holiday Casseroles and Oven-Baked Ideas

Simple Holiday Casseroles and Oven-Baked Ideas

The holiday season is filled with all kinds of events, get-togethers and fun times. However, if you have to host a friend or family lunch or dinner and are not completely confident in your kitchen skills, no problem! Minute® Rice is here to help you. We’ve compiled...

Top 8 TikTok Recipes of 2021

Top 8 TikTok Recipes of 2021

Nowadays, there are so many places to find tasty recipe ideas that aren’t complicated and come with a video tutorial to show you exactly how it’s done! Apps like Instagram, Facebook and TikTok are leading the way with trendy and drool-worthy recipe ideas that anyone...

Holiday Meal Ideas for Small Gatherings

Holiday Meal Ideas for Small Gatherings

The holiday season brings with it all kinds of events, some larger and some a bit more intimate with just a few guests. And, with the daunting task of hosting a large event, one of our tips and meal ideas for a stress-free holiday menu includes keeping things simple!...

Thanksgiving Side Dishes In Less Than 30 Minutes

Thanksgiving Side Dishes In Less Than 30 Minutes

If you love Thanksgiving and spending time with friends or family, but dread having to not only think up but also prepare dishes for the big day, you’ve come to the right place!  At Minute® Rice, we want to give you the tools you need to work less in the kitchen and...

Tex-Mex and Mexican Dinner Party Ideas

Tex-Mex and Mexican Dinner Party Ideas

Bursting with flavor and a little kick, Tex-Mex food is always a good idea. Whether you are an avid Taco Tuesday fan or not, these quick recipes and handy cooking tips are here to help you spice things up for any regular weeknight dinner. The best part is, we will...

Quick Guide To Stuffed Vegetables

Quick Guide To Stuffed Vegetables

A dependable meal option, stuffed vegetables are always a good idea! They’re customizable based on what you have at home, and not to mention, a great way to incorporate grains and veggies into your family meal when you’ve got picky eaters. And while you’ve probably...

Rice Recipes With Squash and Other Fall Ingredients

Rice Recipes With Squash and Other Fall Ingredients

There is just something about squash and pumpkin that shouts fall! But more than a seasonal decoration, different varieties make for really tasty additions to your meals aside from pumpkin pie or your favorite spiced latte.  At Minute® Rice, we love taking what...

Meatball Recipe Ideas

Meatball Recipe Ideas

With flavor perfectly packed into every bite, meatballs are a wonderful family-friendly comfort food. They are also versatile for a wide variety of dishes whether they’re smothered in sauce, squeezed into a sandwich or skewered on a stick.  Convenient for batch...

There’s a Hack for That!

There’s a Hack for That!

In today’s busy world, it seems like we’re in such a rush that there’s not enough time to get it all done - let alone eat. That’s why anything that gives us time back in our day, from life hacks to cooking hacks and more, should be embraced. But do life hacks really...

4 Simple Ways to Eat More Whole Grains

4 Simple Ways to Eat More Whole Grains

As increasingly more people are talking about and eating whole grains, you might be wondering what makes them so special. There is even an entire Whole Grains Month in September dedicated to celebrating them.  So, with all kinds of options available, we’ll break it...

Meal Cheat Sheet: When You Don’t Know What to Cook for Dinner

Meal Cheat Sheet: When You Don’t Know What to Cook for Dinner

You might be all too familiar with staring at the fridge or cabinet trying to figure out what to make for dinner, yet again. It doesn’t matter whether you’re preparing a meal for yourself or your family, it can sometimes be a daunting task if you don’t have something...

Rice Recipes From Around the World

Rice Recipes From Around the World

No matter where you go around the globe, there is one ingredient that you will find as an integral part of many cultures and cuisines — rice. Grown on almost every continent, this staple ingredient is a large part of meals around the world meaning that there are tons...

Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide

Meal Prep 101: A Beginner’s Guide

There are plenty of reasons to learn how to meal prep. If you’re not familiar with the term, it refers to planning your meals (or just one meal) out in advance and then preparing them beforehand.  Those who meal prep say it saves money, energy and offers up a bit more...

7 Drool-Worthy Recipes For Bacon Lovers

7 Drool-Worthy Recipes For Bacon Lovers

To the food that many would say needs no introduction, bacon is that crispy, salty and savory treat which pairs well with nearly everything. It has the power to upgrade any dish or ingredient to something to look forward to, and the beauty of it is you don’t need to...

Minimalist Cooking For College Dorms and Busy Schedules

Minimalist Cooking For College Dorms and Busy Schedules

If you’ve got a lot going on with a busy schedule juggling work, family and household activities, or if you’re a college student with lots of classes, it can often pay off to have a minimalist view on cooking. Essentially, that translates to simplifying mealtime with...

Cold Recipes to Beat the Heat

Cold Recipes to Beat the Heat

Sometimes the rising summer temperatures can leave you feeling hungry with absolutely no desire to step foot in the kitchen. Don’t worry, Minute® Rice is here to help. We know the struggle of trying to find refreshing yet filling recipes that don’t require too much...

Meals in a Bowl with Summer Produce

Meals in a Bowl with Summer Produce

Rice and grain bowls are not just convenient, they’re also fun, flexible and flavorful! Not to mention, using Minute® Rice and Quinoa products, they can be incredibly easy to make for a weeknight dinner, simple lunch or even a filling morning meal in a bowl. ...

Grab and Go Meal Ideas: Road Trip Edition

Grab and Go Meal Ideas: Road Trip Edition

Got a road trip or long vacation coming up? With so many things to plan before you get going, your food options might get thrown the wayside. And, picking up whatever you can find at the gas station or fast food drive-thru might get pricey fast and leave you feeling...

Quick and Hearty Salads

Quick and Hearty Salads

We’ve got the ultimate guide for you to start building simple salads you will actually enjoy eating that are a world apart from the average iceberg lettuce and chopped tomatoes combination. Starting with key components all the way to easy recipe suggestions, this...

Tasty Dishes For Grilling Season

Tasty Dishes For Grilling Season

Grilling season is back, and that means delicious outdoor barbecue get-togethers with family and friends for everything from Father’s Day to the 4th of July, or simple summer parties! There is just something special about food smoked over the grill and all of those...

Avocado Recipes For Every Meal

Avocado Recipes For Every Meal

Creamy and delicious with a vibrant green color, avocados are a wonderfully versatile ingredient. Pressed into avocado oil, sliced and served over tacos, or whipped into ice cream there are no limits to the ways this traditional fruit can be used.  But, while...

Easy International Inspired Flavors

Easy International Inspired Flavors

When you’re craving something savory and delicious, nothing hits the spot like some of your favorite international flavors wrapped in a taco or tossed in a fried rice dish! And, the best part is that some of those seemingly complicated dishes can be made at home. But...

Sweet Memorial Day Dessert Ideas

Sweet Memorial Day Dessert Ideas

As the weather gets warmer and we prepare for summer, one of the most anticipated events of the spring season is a Memorial Day cookout to spend quality time with family and friends! And, while you might have your main meal menu prepared, we’ve got a few irresistibly...

Simple Breakfast Ideas with Rice

Simple Breakfast Ideas with Rice

What many would say is the most important meal of the day - breakfast - is often the easiest to skip. And, while we at Minute® Rice have equipped you with plenty of ideas to make your lunch count and speedy weeknight dinners, we can’t forget about the wide variety of...

How To Bring Sustainability to Your Meals

How To Bring Sustainability to Your Meals

Whether we like it or not, we all have an impact on the environment. But, the great thing is we can choose to make that impact a positive one. That’s where our habits come into play, including the way we eat. Have you ever heard about sustainable eating? It’s ensuring...

How to Cook Rice in the Microwave

How to Cook Rice in the Microwave

Did you know that you can cook quality rice in the microwave? If you don’t believe us, you’ll just have to try it using our method!  There are plenty of reasons to microwave your rice over using a rice cooker or the stovetop method. In some cases it’s quicker and...

Meals to Make Your Lunch Count!

Meals to Make Your Lunch Count!

We’ve all been there, too busy for a lunch break, so you end up eating at your office desk, or maybe over the kitchen counter because you just have a minute for yourself at home. In fact, you might know a person or two who eats lunch at their desk every day! The truth...

Crash Course to Different Rice Varieties

Crash Course to Different Rice Varieties

With the increasing amount of rice varieties you see at the grocery store, it can feel a bit overwhelming to try and keep up.  At Minute® Rice, we’re here to help you with this crash course to different rice varieties. Cooking at home doesn’t just have to be...

Sweet Easter Treats with Rice and Quinoa

Sweet Easter Treats with Rice and Quinoa

Springtime is synonymous with bright colors and the fresh start you need to say goodbye to the cold winter weather and hello to some comforting sunshine. Do a little Spring cleaning to add a bit of flair to your wardrobe and your kitchen!  Whether you’re enjoying...

The Best Recipes with White Rice

The Best Recipes with White Rice

White rice is probably the most common rice variety sitting in the pantry of many households, from a variety of different cultural backgrounds. Its neutral flavor and slender grains, that cook up with a delightfully fluffy texture, make it the perfect grain for a wide...

Homemade Asian Takeout Made Easy

Homemade Asian Takeout Made Easy

Everyone has their reason for loving Asian takeout, but most often it’s because you can enjoy a simple and hassle-free meal without much effort. But, sometimes it’s just as easy to make those dishes you crave at home and in less time than it takes to order and wait...

How To Freeze Rice, With Meal Ideas

How To Freeze Rice, With Meal Ideas

Freezing meals is convenient, time saving and perfect for having dinner ready and on the table quickly. But, if you’ve ever wondered about your favorite rice meals — yes, you can freeze rice too! Freezing is also great to store leftovers or if you realize you’ve made...

Last Minute Game Day Snacks and Appetizers

Last Minute Game Day Snacks and Appetizers

Game day usually means two things, rooting for your team of choice and hosting a fun viewing get-together at home with sweet and savory, delicious snacks!  But, if you find you’re left without enough party food or need to make something quick, we’ve got you...

Speedy Weeknight Dinners

Speedy Weeknight Dinners

After a long and busy day, when dinner time seems to sneak up more quickly and you just don’t have time to think about what to make, Minute® Rice is there to help! You don’t have to settle for drive thru dinners, make your mealtime easier, tastier and more filling...

Go-To Rice and Bean Recipes

Go-To Rice and Bean Recipes

There are some food combinations that just seem to pair perfectly together like broccoli and cheese, chicken and rice, and of course, rice and beans. You might have eaten a classic chili soup or maybe tried them together at your favorite Mexican restaurant, but...

Easy Quinoa Recipe Ideas

Easy Quinoa Recipe Ideas

What if we told you there was a so-called superfood that you could enjoy anywhere, anytime that was fiber dense, high in protein and had all 9 essential amino acids? It’s true, using our quinoa from Minute® Rice, we’ve made eating great even easier with not only our...

Tips and Meal Ideas For a Stress-Free Holiday Menu

Tips and Meal Ideas For a Stress-Free Holiday Menu

Enjoying meals with family or friends is a great way to connect at the holidays! But, it might also lead to a bit of nerves or stress if you’re the one hosting. Not to worry, though! Minute® Rice is here to help this year's holiday meal prep go smoothly with tips and...

Easy Tips to Make Homemade Fried Rice

Easy Tips to Make Homemade Fried Rice

Did you know? Fried rice is actually a lot simpler to make at home than you might think! And, it’s one of the best dishes to use not only leftover rice but all kinds of leftover ingredients like vegetables, chicken or turkey and those packets or bottles of soy sauce...

Meals With 5 Ingredients or Less!

Meals With 5 Ingredients or Less!

Make your mealtime a bit easier with these recipe ideas that require just 5 ingredients or less! At Minute® Rice, we’re redefining “recipe” as a hassle-free meal that doesn’t require a long shopping list and can be made by beginners or experts alike in the kitchen....

Repurposing Thanksgiving Leftovers

Repurposing Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving is wonderful for many reasons: time with family and friends, the fall scents and colors, the kick-off to the holiday season, and of course, all of the amazing food to be had.  However, no matter if you enjoy a large gathering with friends, family or...

Comfort Food For Cold Weather

Comfort Food For Cold Weather

When autumn and winter weather roll around, the chilly temperatures have us craving recipes with fall flavors and comfort foods to keep us warm and satisfied. But don't think that a delicious dish of comfort food has to be difficult or time-consuming. With a little...

Tips For Making Chicken and Rice Recipes

Tips For Making Chicken and Rice Recipes

Whether you've got guests coming over, need a simple dinner to feed the whole family after a long and busy day or a quick lunch on the go, you can always count on a tried and true combo like chicken and rice for endless meal ideas. And, the magic of this tasty combo...

Beginners Guide: How to Cook Rice

Beginners Guide: How to Cook Rice

For some, cooking rice may seem like a challenge. Long cook rice varieties have mistakenly convinced us that making perfectly fluffy rice takes time and requires complicated measurements depending on the variety of choice. While there's some truth to this, with...

Easy Vegetarian Meals in Under 5 Minutes!

Easy Vegetarian Meals in Under 5 Minutes!

When life gets hectic, sometimes eating a quality meal is the last thing on your to do list, and it can be especially difficult if you’re living a vegetarian lifestyle or like to eat meatless meals now and again. But, there’s hope with Minute® Rice and grains. ...

Simple Seasonal Fall Ingredient Additions

Simple Seasonal Fall Ingredient Additions

As the chilly weather sets in, it’s time to start getting into the Autumn groove and break out the sweaters, warm drinks and your taste buds might even be craving a bit of pumpkin spice, apple desserts and other cozy Fall-inspired foods. You might be seeing pumpkin...

Savory Stir Ins for Rice Meals

Savory Stir Ins for Rice Meals

Who says you need serious chef skills to enjoy quick, easy and delicious meals at home? With a variety of ingredients in your pantry, refrigerator or freezer, anyone can create tasty dishes in their kitchen in no time at all. Want to learn how? The key is learning to...

Easy Flavor Boosters with Inspired Infusions

Easy Flavor Boosters with Inspired Infusions

Pantry staples don’t have to be boring. With a little creativity, you can turn a weekday meal into something special – using a variety of items from your pantry. Looking for simple ways to spice up grains for meals? Infusing them with sweet or savory flavors is one of...

Tasty Meals You Can Make in the Microwave!

Tasty Meals You Can Make in the Microwave!

There’s no doubt, life can get pretty hectic and many times it's easier to make poor food choices when you just don’t have the time or energy to put something together. But, what if we told you there was a way to enjoy quick, filling and delicious meals during short...

No Recipe Recipes

No Recipe Recipes

Not all of us can be expert chefs or even find the time to make a delicious meal as often as we’d like! That’s where No Recipe Recipes come into play. Not sure what that is? Keep reading and you’ll learn how easy it is to customize a rice bowl, make a soup or rice...

Meal Ideas For One!

Meal Ideas For One!

When so many of us have hectic schedules due to work, school, daily chores, or all the other activities needed to get done, it's easy to skip meals. But it's important to nourish and fuel our bodies with quality meals throughout the day. Most often, there just don’t...