Cinnamon Raisin Brown Rice Porridge

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
2 min 10 min 4
Cinnamon Raisin Brown Rice Porridge
Health Highlights
An alternative to oats for a quick, healthy, and warming breakfast.


3 cup Brown rice, medium-grain, cooked
2 cup Almond milk, unsweetened (or any kind of milk you like)
2 tbsp Flaxseed meal (ground)
2 tbsp Golden raisin, seedless (any kind works)
1 tsp Cinnamon (ground)
1 pinch Sea salt, fine
3 tbsp Honey (more or less to taste)
1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
1 fruit Pomegranate (topping)
1 tbsp Coconut flakes, unsweetened (topping)
1/2 cup whole Almonds, raw (chopped, topping)
1 tbsp Chia seeds (topping)
1 tsp Cacao nibs, raw (topping)


  1. Combine the rice, milk, flaxseed meal, raisins, cinnamon, and salt in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, and then turn the heat down slightly and cook until thickened to your liking, about 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Turn off the heat and stir in the honey and vanilla extract.
  2. Serve warm as is or with any toppings, you like such as pomegranate seeds, coconut flakes, almonds, chia seeds and cacao nibs.



Quick Tips

  • Prep rice ahead of time for a quick breakfast in the morning. This porridge can be reheated on the stovetop or in the microwave; add a splash of milk to thin it out as desired.

Nutritional Facts

  • Brown rice is high in fiber, B vitamins, selenium, and magnesium.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 437
Calories from fat 142
Calories from saturated fat 20.2
Total Fat 15.8 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.6 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7.6 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 133 mg
Potassium 529 mg
Total Carbohydrate 67 g
Dietary Fiber 9.5 g
Sugars 23.9 g
Protein 10.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.5
Grain 1.4
Meat Alternative 0.7
Milk Alternative 0.5

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