Healthy Rice Pudding

It’s that time of year to cozy up with a hot cup of tea and a delicious bowl of healthy rice pudding. Our vegan rice pudding recipe is made with brown rice, all-natural sweeteners, almond milk, and warm spices!

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Author: Lee Hersh
Yield: 4 1x
Category: Dessert
Cuisine: American


  • 1 cup long grain brown rice
  • 4 cups unsweetened almond milk, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup (or more, depending on how sweet you like your rice pudding)


  1. Place 1 cup brown rice 3 cups of almond milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, a pinch of salt, and 3 tablespoons of maple syrup in a medium pot.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Turn heat down to low and cover pot with lid. Let simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add 1 more cup of almond milk and let simmer for an additional 15-20 minutes or until rice is soft and chewy.
  4. Serve with a sprinkle of cinnamon and optional almond milk.


  • Option to use any kind of milk.
  • Option to sub honey for maple syrup (note: would not be vegan).
  • Store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.


  • Serving Size: 1/4
  • Calories: 224
  • Sugar: 10
  • Fat: 4
  • Carbohydrates: 44
  • Fiber: 2
  • Protein: 4


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