Quick & Easy Protein Brown Rice Pudding Recipe

Quick & Easy Protein Brown Rice Pudding Recipe
Ditch the pudding pops and pudding cups. Instead, add this delicious high protein rice pudding recipe to your diet. Your gains will thank you!
Prep Time
~5 minutes
Cook Time
~25 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Number of Servings: 4
  • 244
  • 18
  • 26
  • 7
  • Notice: Eating the right diet for your goals may result in increased gains and decreased bodyfat.


  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
  • 2 cups unsweetened almond milk
  • ½ cup cinnamon protein powder *
  • 2 tbs reduced fat butter**
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • Stevia, optional***
  • Raisins, optional
  • Whipped topping, optional

Cooking Instructions

  1. Combine cooked brown rice, 1 ½ cups almond milk, butter, cinnamon and vanilla extract in a medium pot
  2. Set over medium heat and bring to a slow simmer
  3. Once a simmer is reached, reduced the heat to low and mix continuously for about 7-10 minutes or until mixture begins to thicken
  4. Add in protein powder and remaining milk (and a few drops of liquid stevia, if desired)
  5. Mix continuously over low heat for about 10- 12 minutes or until thick and creamy
  6. Turn off heat and continue to mix for an additional 2-3 minutes
  7. Allow mixture to cool for 20 minutes
  8. Serve warm or place in the refrigerator for 3-4 hours to cool and thicken
  9. Serve with raisins on top, if desired


*Feel free to use any flavored whey protein powder you have on hand

**Butter can be swapped for coconut oil

***Add liquid stevia if you would like a really sweet dessert. Please adjust according to your own personal taste as some like this dessert sweeter than others. Also, keep in mind that some protein powders will have a stronger sweetness than others.

Serving Suggestions

Makes 4 servings

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About The Author
Sarah Kesseli is a food, nutrition and health expert and Muscle & Strength's own Resident Chef and Recipe Developer!

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