Food Healthy Tips Rico Corn Rice
April 29, 2014
Let's Go Healthy with hearty and satisfying Rico Corn Rice!
As we all know, rice is the most consumed food in the Philippines and our family is no different. We love rice! Rice is something we cannot live without!
We also love Corn! Corn is one of the most popular and versatile vegetables, but also a good source of several nutrients. It’s a low-fat complex carbohydrate that deserves a regular place on any healthy table. This high-fiber, fat-fighting kernels of goodness are also hearty and satisfying.
One Saturday, My family and I, went to an event at Claw Daddy in High Street BGC to try the new corn rice.
The event’s theme was yellow and green to match the Rico Corn Rice colors and also prepared tables that reminds of a picnic.
Introducing Vitamin-Fortified Rice-Shaped Corn
"Rico Corn Rice"
Rico Corn Rice Features and Benefits:
♥ Rico Corn Rice is made from corn
♥ It has a Lower Glycemic Index than white rice, especially for the benefit of diabetics and mature adults.
♥ Contributes to optimal carbohydrate metabolism.
♥ With Vitamin A for healthier skin and mucus membranes, strengthened immune systems and improved eyesight.
♥ Naturally contains Lutein for good eyesight.
♥ High amount of fiber helps alleviate common digestive disorders.
♥ Folate-rich corn helps in the generation of new cells.
♥ Vitamin B12 and Folic acid can reverse anemia and avoid heart disease and neural birth defects.
♥ Has No Cholesterol, fortified with additional B Vitamins, Calcium and Iron.
♥ Aflatoxin Safe
♥ It is only made with 100% Philippine Grown Corn, with no additional chemicals, and that is the natural smell of typical corn.
♥ Rico can be a good part of diabetics diet because of its low glycemic index.
♥ Even for non-diabetics, eating Rico Corn Rice can be helpful in maintaining a healthy blood sugar level.
♥ Rico is rich in lutein, beta carotene and fiber, and is fortified with B-Vitamins and iron, and is also perfect for people who wants to eat healthier.
♥ Rico Corn Rice can help you to lose weight because it has lower glycemic index, it is more filling and it takes longer before you start to feel hungry again. It is also high in fiber, which is good for those wanting to lose weight. As part of a balanced diet and exercise.
During the event, they had games and activities for the kids. Elijah found one of the hidden corns during the corn hunt and won a prize! Yey!
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Ate Trish was also there to lead the ART WORKSHOP. Here are my kids learning how to make a puppet.
FACE OR HAND PAINTING
They also had samples of the dishes that you can prepare with Rico Corn Rice, take a look of what they have come up with.
GARLIC WALNUT PARSLEY RICO CORN RICE
RICO CORN PAELLA
SWEETENED RICO RICE WITH MANGO STRIPS
This is so good! I am definitely making this at home. It consists of condensed and evaporated milk, Rico Corn Rice and Mangoes. Did I say that this one is good?
They even had a demonstration on how to cook Rico Corn Rice. The instruction is as follow.
• Boil the appropriate amount of water depending on the amount of Rico Corn Rice you are going to cook.• Simmer until cooked (when preferred softness and stickiness is achieved.). It usually takes somewhere between 10-15 minutes.
Here’s a cooking demonstration of Corned Pork Fried Corn Rice.
This is so delicious and easy to make. Corn Oil, Rico Corn Rice and La Filipina Corned Pork.
I am definitely cooking this at home!
Rico Corn Rice available in three different sizes and affordable priced at:
1kg for Php 70.00
2kg for Php 125.00
5kg for Php 300.00
Rico Corn Rice is available at the following supermarkets:
☻ Sta. Lucia
☻ It will soon be available at all leading supermarkets.
Tell me what you think? I would love to hear your comments and suggestions.
THANKS, Much Love, Rochelle
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