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Heritage Select Basmati Rice Variety 6 Pack -- 6.5 oz Each / Pack of 6


Heritage Select Basmati Rice Variety 6 Pack
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Heritage Select Basmati Rice Variety 6 Pack -- 6.5 oz Each / Pack of 6

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Heritage Select Basmati Rice Variety 6 Pack Description

  • Cranberries & Almonds
  • Jambalaya
  • Mexican Style
  • Zesty Lime Cilantro
  • Roasted Garlic & Herbs
  • Roasted Chicken Flavor and Herbs
  • Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Kosher, Vegan

Great tasting! With premium quality, fluffy texture, and exquisite nut-like flavor that's been aged for months, Basmati rice is widely regarded as the finest rice in the world. It's also rich in amino acids and other essential nutrients. Add your favorite protein and enjoy the Jambalaya flavor!
Nurtured by nature! Our Basmati rice is grown in the Himalayas where the unique combination of soul, climate conditions, and rushing river meet to nourish this one-of-a-kind rice.
Convenient! Just add water & butter! Easily cook in the microwave or on the stovetop. A quick and great tasting dish for any meal!
Gluten Free, Kosher, Vegan! Heritage Select uses ONLY natural ingredients and spices you can identify. No preservatives, 100% natural!


Directions

Stovetop Directions

  1.  Measure 1 1/2 cups of water into a saucepan and add 1 tablespoon of butter (optional).
  2. Put on stovetop and add content of packet(s) and stir. Bring to a boil.
  3. When water is bubbling, cover with lid and reduce heat to simmer.
  4. Cook on simmer for 20 minutes. Gently fluff with fork. Serve.

Microwave Directions

  1. In round 2-quart microwaveable glass casserole, combine content of packet(s), 2 cups of water and 1 tablespoon of butter (optional).
  2. Cover, microwave at High 21-21 minutes or until most of water is absorbed.
  3. Let stand, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until all water is absorbed.*
  4. Fluff rice lightly with fork before serving

*Microwave ovens may vary. Adjust times as needed.

*Additional ingredients can be added (optional).

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Nutrition Facts for Version -1
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup Dry (46 g)
Servings per Container: 0
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories150
Calories from Fat10
Total Fat1 g1%
  Saturated Fat0 g0%
  Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium700 mg29%
Total Carbohydrate35 g12%
  Dietary Fiber1 g5%
  Sugars2 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium0%
Iron6%
Other Ingredients: Basmati rice, seasoning (salt, dehydrated onion & garlic, spice), dried cranberries, almonds.

Nutrition Facts for Version -1
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (46 g)
Servings per Container: 4
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories150
  Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0%
  Saturated Fat0 g0%
  Trans Fat0 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium440 mg18%
Total Carbohydrate36 g12%
  Dietary Fiber1 g
Sugars less than1 g5%
Protein3 g
Vitamin A6%
Vitamin C20%
Calcium0%
Iron8%
Other Ingredients: Basmati rice, seasoning (dehydrated vegetables (onions, red and green bell pepper), salt, autolyzed yeast extract, cane sugar, garlic powder, spices, paprika, less than 2% silicon dioxide added to prevent caking.

Nutrition Facts for Version -1
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (46 g)
Servings per Container: 4
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories150
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0%
  Saturated Fat0 g0%
  Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium450 mg19%
Total Carbohydrate36 g12%
  Dietary Fiber2 g6%
Sugars less than1 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A25%
Vitamin C4%
Calcium0%
Iron6%
Other Ingredients: Basmati rice, seasoning (salt, dehydrated onion, dehydrated carrot, dehydrated garlic, spices, dehydrated tomato, dehydrated jalapeno, paprika, natural cilantro flavor).

Nutrition Facts for Version -1
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (46 g)
Servings per Container: 4
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories160
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0%
  Saturated Fat0 g0%
  Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium0 mg0%
Total Carbohydrate37 g12%
  Dietary Fiber1 g4%
  Sugars2 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C4%
Calcium0%
Iron6%
Other Ingredients: Basmati Rice, seasoning (maltodextrin, cane sugar, jalapeno powder, tomato powder, onion powder, citric acid, garlic powder, spices, cilantro, lime oil, natural flavor, less than 2% silicon dioxide added to prevent caking).

Nutrition Facts for Version -1
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (46 g)
Servings per Container: 4
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories150
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0%
  Saturated Fat0 g0%
  Trans Fat0 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium610 mg25%
Total Carbohydrate36 g12%
  Dietary Fiber1 g5%
  Sugars0 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium4%
Iron8%
Other Ingredients: Basmati rice, seasoning (maltodextrin, salt, dehydrated garlic, autolyzed yeast extract, spices, less than 2% tricalcium phosphate added to prevent caking).

Nutrition Facts for Version -1
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1/4 Cup (46 g)
Servings per Container: 4
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Calories150
Calories from Fat0
Total Fat0 g0%
  Saturated Fat0 g0%
  Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Sodium770 mg32%
Total Carbohydrate35 g12%
  Dietary Fiber1 g4%
  Sugars0 g
Protein3 g
Vitamin A0%
Vitamin C0%
Calcium2%
Iron6%
Other Ingredients: Basmati rice, seasoning (maltodextrin, salt, autolyzed yeast extract, dehydrated onion & garlic, minced green onion, spices, parsley, turmeric, extractive of turmeric, less than 2% tricalcium pohsphate added to prevent caking).
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Earth-Conscious Eating: What is the Climatarian Diet?

We’ve got diets galore — Atkins, keto, vegan and South Beach, to name a few. Now, there’s a new kind on the block: the Climatarian diet. As its name suggests, the Climatarian diet revolves around eating foods based on their effects on the climate. More specifically, it involves choosing foods with a low carbon footprint. Climatarian Diet Represented by Plate with Earth Ball and Utensils Surrounded by Fresh Fruits & Veggies | Vitacost.com/blog“You can use your power as a consumer to drive down the production of the types of meat which have the biggest impact on our climate,” the Less Meat Less Heat group says of the Climatarian diet. The group explains that adhering to the Climatarian diet requires a basic knowledge of the carbon footprint of meat and dairy products. Even without that knowledge, anyone adopting the Climatarian diet should know this: Beef, lamb and goat rank as the meats with the largest carbon footprints. According to Harvard University’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, production of animal-based foods typically generates higher greenhouse gas emissions than production of plant-based foods. On the scale of greenhouse gas emissions, beef, lamb and goat rank highest among animal-based foods. Next in line are dairy (milk and cheese), pork and poultry.

How to follow the Climatarian diet

So, if you were to stick to a Climatarian diet, you would cut back on beef, lamb, goat, pork, poultry and dairy from your diet, or even eliminate them altogether. What would that leave on the plate of possibilities? Fortunately, the plate is pretty full. Among foods that deliver a low carbon footprint, these are the ones with the lowest amount of greenhouse gas emissions per gram of protein (listed from least to greatest effect on the climate), according to the Chan School of Public Health: Taking those low-footprint items into a consideration, a Climatarian diet closely mirrors a vegan diet or vegetarian diet. You need not jump into a full-scale meatless Climatarian diet in order to help the climate, though. Rather, the American Lung Association points out, we need a large-scale movement toward plant-rich diets. “If 50% of the population tries to eat more plant-based and cut down on meat and dairy in the ways they can, that will have a tremendously larger impact than 5% of the population going full vegan,” the Lung Association says. To ease yourself into a Climatarian diet, the Lung Association recommends swapping out the meat in your meal with a plant-based protein a few times a week. Among the protein alternatives are chickpeas, beans, lentils, eggplant, cauliflower, tofu, tempeh, seitan and falafel. The Climatarian diet is similar to the Reducetarian diet, which stresses eating fewer animal products, such as red meat, poultry, seafood, dairy and eggs. For Climatarian recipe ideas, The New York Times suggests checking out the Kuri app. (“Climatarian” appeared on the Times’ list of the top food words for 2015.) When you’re dining out, you might try restaurants like Chipotle, Just Salad and Panera Bread, which emphasize Climatarian items on their menus. There are even Climatarian-friendly food brands like Moonshot.

Positive impacts of the Climatarian diet

Now, why does all of this matter in the context of climate change? “Our food system contributes over 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions,” the Lung Association says, “and current levels of meat and dairy consumption in high-income countries such as the United States are incompatible with remaining within a livable degree of global warming. Even if we were to eliminate the fossil fuel industry, the emissions from our food system alone would keep us in an unsafe position with the climate crisis.” In particular, meat contributes significantly to methane emissions, which cause more short-term harm than carbon dioxide does, according to the Lung Association. Aside from tweaking your diet, you can commit to a Climatarian lifestyle by paying attention to whether the meat you buy is locally sourced or factory-farmed, according to Rockefeller University. Locally sourced meat produces fewer greenhouse gas emissions because it takes less energy to transport the meat than factory-farmed meat does. In addition, you can promote a Climatarian lifestyle by avoiding packaged foods with lengthy lists of ingredients, Rockefeller University says. Why? Because each ingredient likely adds to the toll taken on the climate by greenhouse gases. “Challenge yourself to try one of these practices every week, either one at a time or cumulatively,” Rockefeller University advises. “Mix and match until you find the habits that work for you, minimizing your footprint while maximizing your other priorities.”

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