Top Ten Tuesday: Rice Cakes

Top Ten Tuesday: Rice Cakes

Rice cakes get a bad rap.  Take the following conversation, for example:

Mom: Kat, I know you put rice cakes on the grocery list, but I didn’t buy any because I didn’t know what flavor you would want.

Dad: Flavor?  Rice cakes?  That’s like saying that you couldn’t buy saw dust because you couldn’t remember our favorite flavor!

While plain rice cakes do tend do be dry and dull, toppings and seasonings can transform the treats.  Here’s ten sweet, savory, or simple ways to morph a boring rice cake into a delectable snack.


Ten Ways to Top a Rice Cake

1. Cucumber Melon

  • Watermelon flavored yogurt
  • Cucumber slices


2.  Strawberry Banana

  • Mashed banana
  • Strawberry slices



3. Caramel Cream

  • Caramelized dates (2 dates, pitted and chopped, microwaved in 2 tsp. milk for 30 seconds)
  • Milkdates

* This combination treats the rice cake like a single, large piece of rice cereal

4.  Huevos Rojos y Verdes

  • Hard boiled egg
  • Green salsa
  • Red salsa


5. Good ‘Ole Raisins and Peanut Butter

  • Peanut butter
  • Raisins


6.  Sugarplum

  • Fresh plum slices
  • Honey


7.  Banana Nut

8. Green Nectarine

  • Pistachio pudding
  • Nectarines


9. Black Apple

  • Apple jelly
  • Blackberry preserves


10. Triple C

  • Cottage cheese
  • Cinnamon
  • Coconut


How do you top your rice cakes?

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