Brown Rice Pudding

A few of our kids have been obsessed with this breakfast.

Little do they know it’s amazing for their health!

Using left over rice in this recipe is such a great hack. Not only because it saves you time, but because when rice is cooked then cooled it turns into a resistant starch which is wonderful at supporting a healthy gut.

Unless you have some gut or digestive issues, choose brown rice over white rice. Not only do my kids say it tastes soooo much better in this recipe, it’s a whole-grain so it still has the powerhouses of the bran, germ and endosperm – where soooo much goodness is stored (and lost when we choose white rice).

It’s also higher in fibre, magnesium and other nutrients.

With the added goodness of cinnamon, nutmeg, sultanas and dates, this is a wonderful breakfast that I’ll often pair with the Magic Chocolate Mylkshake (to get some sneaky veggies in).

I keep meaning to try whacking a couple of my frozen steamed cauliflower puree blocks in here to see how stealth it can be. I’ll update this when I try!

Tip: Make a few batches of this and keep it in the fridge to warm up for a quick breakfast. Who said all they have time for is cereal or toast? 😉 We can totally nail a healthy breakfast!

Brown Rice Pudding

Brown Rice Pudding

Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 cups leftover brown rice
  • 1 cup milk of choice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon Sri Lankan or Ceylon, not cassia
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ cup sultanas sulphur and oil free if possible
  • 3-4 tbsp date paste or other sweetener of choice
  • Pinch salt
  • ¼ tsp vanilla powder optional


  • Throw everything into a saucepan and gently warm to your liking!
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, School Lunches, Snack
Keyword Brown Rice, cinnamon, Date, milk, nutmeg, salt, sultanas, vanilla bean powder
Allergy FODMAP Friendly, Gluten Free, Legume Free, Nightshade Free, Nut Free, Oil Free, Peanut Free, Refined Sugar Free, Sesame Free, Soy Free, Wheat Free
Value Halal, Kosher, Vegetarian
Author: Laini Oldfield

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About the Author: Laini Oldfield

Laini is a mum of 5 and creator of STACKD Wholefood Blends, The Wholefood Collective + The No Fuss Nourished Method. She's coached tens of thousands of people on how to feel amazing using nutrition. She has a particular love for helping parents learn how to nourish their children and themselves without losing their marbles. Unconventional smoothies are Laini's obsession, and she's even developed a range of organic wholefood booster blends that target particular health goals and deliver maximum goodness in one complete and balanced meal. When she's not with her own family or coaching other families, you'll probably find her at the beach soaking up the sun and getting some much needed solitude.

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