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Vegan Rice Cake Snacks 3 Ways, Great for Kids!

by | April 30, 2019

Looking to spruce up one of your favorite healthy snacks? Look no further! Featuring a peanut butter and banana recipe, a Lunchables-inspired plant-based pizza, and an avocado “toast” recipe, there is bound to be a combination your kid is sure to love. Here are three simple, delicious and kid-friendly ways to turn a plain vegan rice cake into a yummy and filling morning or afternoon snack.

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Vegan Rice Cake Snacks 3 Ways, Great for Kids!

Protein and Potassium – Peanut Butter and Banana

Ingredients:

  • Rice cakes
  • Sugar-free organic peanut butter (even better, you can easily make your own peanut butter at home! Click the link here to learn how)
  • Banana
  • Chia seeds
  • Dried cranberries

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together the peanut butter, chia seeds, and dried cranberries. For 1/4 cup of peanut butter, add 2 tsp chia seeds and 1 tbsp dried cranberries.
  2. Chop the banana into thin discs.
  3. On a vegan rice cake, smother on a generous helping of the peanut butter mixture. Artfully place on the slices of banana to fit as much as you can!
  4. Enjoy in the morning with non-dairy chocolate soy milk for kids or with a large cup of coffee for yourself.
Vegan Rice Cake
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Lunchables-Inspired Vegan “Pizza”

Ingredients:

  • Rice cakes
  • Pizza sauce
  • Shredded vegan mozzarella cheese of your choice (Daiya, Follow Your Heart, Violife, etc.)
  • Vegan pizza pepperoni

Instructions:

  1. On a rice cake, spread your favorite pizza sauce (I like using one with basil).
  2. Top with a generous amount of vegan cheese and vegan pepperoni.
  3. Let your kids enjoy with an organic juice box and a couple of Oreos for the full “Lunchables” experience!

Loaded Avocado “Toast”

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Ingredients:

  • Rice cakes
  • Avocado
  • Chickpeas
  • Vegan mayonnaise
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a bowl, roughly mash together avocado, chickpeas, plant-based mayo, and lemon juice. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. For 1/2 avocado, use 1/4 cup chickpeas and 2 tbsp of plant-based mayo.
  2. Spread the mixture over a rice cake, topped with another pinch of salt and pepper.
  3. Enjoy with a small fruit salad or sweet potato fries!

Will you be making any of these recipes for your kids? What is your favorite way to snack on a vegan rice cake? Let me know in the comments below.


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