Brown Rice Protein Pudding

Try this twist on the classic dessert to keep your diet on track.

Brown Rice Pudding
 Courtesy of Renaissance Periodization

Rice pudding may be one of the richest desserts out there, but this brown rice version is high in protein and won’t wreak havoc on your diet.

Nutrition (per serving)

Protein: 27g; fat: 25g; carbs: 47g

Recipe and photo courtesy of Lori Shaw, author of the Something Sweet e-cookbook.

Prep time

10 min.

Cook time

30 min.

  • 1½ cups cooked brown rice
  • 3 cups nondairy milk
  • ¼ cup date sugar
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil
  • ⅓ cup chopped walnuts
  • High-quality vanilla protein powder

Add cooked brown rice and milk to a medium saucepan over low heat.

Once warm, stir in date sugar, cinnamon, and coconut oil.

Cook over low heat until thickened.

Stir in nuts and protein powder, then cook for about 1 minute more.