Chop onion and set aside.
Add water to a microwave safe measuring cup then add Better Than Bouillon. Microwave for 3 minutes and leave the cup in the microwave until later.
Heat large skillet over medium heat and add oil.
Add onion and sauté for 3 minutes.
Add rice, stir to mix well, and cook for 10 minutes, until rice is golden brown. Stir the rice every 2 minutes or so then let it sit so it can get toasted.
Add the microwaved water, tomato sauce, salt, garlic powder, and cumin.
Stir to mix and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low, cover, and let simmer for 30 minutes.
Turn heat off, leave the lid on, and let sit for 5 minutes.