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 lean muscle 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