Monday, July 9, 2012

Nakano 60 Day Splash It On, Step It Up Challenge & Recipes

                                             Sofrito Rice


Have you ever used Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegars? They are regular condiments in our home because they are full of flavors and replace fatty, high calorie condiments such as salad dressings, sour cream, butter and mayonaise. We are eating healthier this summer, how about you?
The Nakano Natural Rice Vinegar is my all purpose go-to rice vinegar because it has a mild vinegar flavor and doesn't over power any of the other seasonings or ingredients in my recipes. The Natural Rice Vinegar is my favorite because it has no added sugar or salt which is perfect for our healthier cooking. I can't always cook low sodium but I try to for most meals for my husband. This vinegar makes the perfect condiment for a low sodium diet. Besides the Sofrito Rice, this rice vinegar is great splashed on fresh cut watermelon and to season sushi rice.

Our second favorite rice vinegar is the Nakano Roasted Garlic Seasoned Rice Vinegar. This one does have sugar and salt added so we use it in recipes needing salt and garlic and make sure the other ingredients do not have too much extra salt or sugar. This is perfect for rice and potatoes. Depending on the salad or vegetables I will use this one, too! 


Currently I love to use the Nakano Roasted Garlic Seasoned Rice Vinegar on roasted green onions and on baked potatoes. It is perfect for the potatoes because it drastically cuts down on added fats like butter or sour cream.


If you are not familiar with using Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegars and you are looking to cut out fat and high calorie condiments I suggest you check out Mizkan.com/recipes for some new, tasty ideas. That is where I found the Sofrito Rice recipe. You can also get recipes by following the Nakano on Facebook and Twitter.


Right now on the Nakano Facebook page you can learn more about their 60-Day SPLASH IT ON, STEP IT UP CHALLENGE and how to play Splash for Cash. This challenge just launched late June and is a 60-Day walking challenge. The Facebook Application will encourage you to eat more veggies and become more active. I'm participating in it and love logging in on the Step-O-Meter. The goal is to have 1 million steps logged which will wrap around the globe. The application also provides health tips and recipes! Just like any challenge or promotion prizes are involved!

  • First prize of a one-year free gym membership. If over 1 million steps are reached over the course of the 60 days, a second 1st prize will be awarded.
  • Second prize winner receives six personal training sessions.
  • Third prize winner will receive a Nakano workout bag.
  • Splash for Cash
    • Splash Recipe Club includes recipes and blog features
    • Each month a Splash subscriber has the chance to win $150!
I wrote this review while participating in a campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Nakano and received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

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