Miracle Rice…

  • Ananääs
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    410 months ago

    I suppose with this logic cheap sausage is also plant-based

  • @ptolemai
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    110 months ago

    Do they use plants to harvest the rice?

  • @whenigrowup356
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    It’s made from konjac, for keto/low carb stuff. I think it’s called miracle rice because the main/parent brand is miracle noodle.

    The label for the bag I found says “plant based rice style” for the record, so in other words they just wanna reassure that it’s still plant based despite being made from weird shit.

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      that stuff is going be linked to a lot of pancreas cancer soon. how does it not rot its almost all water and just sits on shelves for Years

  • @rDrDr
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    3410 months ago

    This is 0 carb. Pretty cool product. Terrible slogan.

  • Veraxus
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    3110 months ago

    In Murica we only eat beef-based rice! What’s next? Plant-based beer?

    • @Zoldyck
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      1510 months ago

      You make a joke, but in fact many beers and wines aren’t vegan.

      • @[email protected]
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        810 months ago

        Most of the big name beers here are actually vegan. Regardless of what your feelings are on American beer, they’re mostly vegan friendly.

      • rynzcycle
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        710 months ago

        This is largely because of the traditional use of fish-based finings (isinglass) which clarify yeast from beer. Just about any keg beer, including small batch and craft, won’t use this any more, its not needed or effective. And for bottled and cask conditioned beers/ales the price and effectiveness of vegan finings has gone down and up respectively quite a bit in the past few years, so non-vegan beers are definitely in the minority. Even in the UK (where cask is far more common).

        No idea about wine though.

          • @[email protected]
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            Yeast are eukayotes part of the fungal kingdom you dolt. Although looking at the rest of your comments in this thread, it’s clear you’re just acting in bad faith for some reason.

      • @BarrelAgedBoredom
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        210 months ago

        I knew I was doing the ethical thing by sticking to liquor!

        • @whenigrowup356
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          510 months ago

          No, some are made by fining with animal products like isinglass (fish based) or gelatin (usually pig based)

            • @[email protected]
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              That’s like saying a burger is plant based since the patty and cheese are the only non-plant based parts. That’s ridiculous and just not what the word plant-based means.

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                No it isn’t. Plant-based means based on plants, which a beer is and a burger isn’t.

                Movies and TV shows can be based on a true story without being documentaries,. It’s the same thing with plant-based food that isn’t 100% vegan.

                • @neutronicturtle
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                  310 months ago

                  Language is interesting in this way. Same words in different contexts mean different things.

                  “Based on true events” = “Contains traces of what actually happened”

                  “Plant based” = “Does not contain animal products but can contain mushrooms even though they are not plants”

            • @[email protected]
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              Wtf else could it possibly mean dude? I’m not even vegan but that’s exactly what I’d expect. Plant based is a meaningless term if you can throw animal parts in and still call it plant based.

              • Uprise42
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                110 months ago

                There are more than just plants and animals. Mushrooms are neither plant nor animal. Fungi are their own classification

        • Ananääs
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          210 months ago

          Although there are beers with lactose added (eg milkshake ipas have it for texture and taste), but those are an exception of course.

      • @rDrDr
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        Stay clear of Soylent Green

  • Hogger85b
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    810 months ago

    We switched to cauliflower rice a while ago and it is pretty good actually

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      10 months ago

      And super easy. Just cut the green off and throw the white part in the food processor, fry it up in little bit of oil or butter for 3-4min done. (Coconut oil the best)

  • @prettydarknwild
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    410 months ago

    i didnt know that you can shot dead a grain of rice

    • Decoy321
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      410 months ago

      Gotta use buckshot. Many pellets for many targets.

  • @Solrac
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    410 months ago

    As someone who’s keto, I haven’t tried Konjac Rice (what this product actually is), but I have tried Konjac Spaghetti and Fettuccine, and I can safelty say, its stupidly easy to make. Just rinse, stir fry the water out, and then add flavors (meats, sauce, veggies, etc). A single bag of these can make a very filling meal.

    • @Misconduct
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      110 months ago

      Lots of things make filling meals how does it actually taste?

      • @Solrac
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        110 months ago

        Super late on this one, the original taste is very bland??? More like, you’re expected to add the flavor yourself. I typically piggyback on the fat of whatever meat Im using, otherwise some ~Adobo

  • @Vupperware
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    310 months ago

    Please tell me this isn’t a real product.

    • @spicysoup
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      yeah it’s made from konjac, i think it’s mainly for people who want to eat as little calories as possible

      • zlatiah
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        1010 months ago

        Ohhh so that’s why… So the rice actually does do something? But I think the marketer who designed this needs to be sent back to high school to retake biology or sth

        • Decoy321
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          The marketing is intentional. It’s intentional use of buzzwords for search engine optimization, as well as for, you know, stupid people.

          Suppose if you left out the “plant based” part on a site where this is sold, then anyone searching “plant based snacks” might not get this as a result.

          I’m overly simplifying, but I hope you get what I’m saying.

          • SigmarStern
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            410 months ago

            There are also a couple of reasons why someone might want to use a substitute for rice.

            Growing rice is very water intensive. Rice contains traces of arsenic. And of course it’s full of carbohydrates.

            The packaging is marketing and uses the same plant-based stick that is conflated with healthy food.

      • @[email protected]
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        310 months ago

        Or they’re constipated…

        Konjac is supposed to help with cholesterol and acne too.

        But mainly constipation.

    • fraksken
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      1310 months ago

      “Grain Free Made from the Konjac plant eaten in Asia for over 1,000 years”

      So, it’s not rice?

    • @[email protected]
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      310 months ago

      It really is! I’ve actually held a package. I can’t remember if rice was even an ingredient.

    • @[email protected]
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      110 months ago

      It is most likely real, and it falls in line with gluten free vodka. What people are unwilling to look up, marketers are able to exploit as an “edge”.

        • @[email protected]
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          110 months ago

          Yes good example. I will say, apprently the rice in the OP does serve a purpose beyond “plant free rice”, but the label seems to hit off the mark. I feel like the actual marketing opportunity would be low calorie or digestive aide rice based on several other comments.