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Vegan Rice Pudding

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Vegan Rice Pudding

Prep Time45 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine: American, Greek
Keyword: dessert, gluten-free, holiday, vegan, vegetarian
Servings: 4


  • Saucepan or Rice Cooker
  • Spatula or Spoon
  • Large bowl


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup rinsed rice (white or brown)
  • 1 1/4 cup non-dairy milk substitute Coconut milk suggested
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/8 tsp nutmeg


  • If using a saucepan: In a medium saucepan, place the water, and bring to a boil. Add the rice, cover, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 35 minutes or until all of the water has been absorbed.
    If using a rice cooker: Follow your rice cooker's instructions for 1 cup of rice (white or brown)
  • Once your rice is cooked, add all remaining ingredients, stir well to combine, and continue to cook the mixture over low heat until all of the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Transfer the mixture to a a large bowl and place the pudding in the refrigerator to chill.
  • To serve, top individual servings with cinnamon before serving, if desired. You may also add a non-dairy whip (optional).


This easy rice pudding is great for the holidays. There is a ton of room for improvisation here. Non-dairy or dairy milks may be used, as well as a variety of toppings.
Recipe adapted from food.com.
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Natalie @thelotuspeople

Natalie Roberson has been living in Bellevue, PA for over a decade and has seen the neighborhood evolve in the best ways. She is a Yoga Alliance registered instructor and credits her yoga practice with adding balance to her life in the tech industry. When not teaching or practicing yoga, you can find her working with data, knitting, reading, gaming, writing for the NoBo Neighbor or just hanging out her family which includes three small dogs. Natalie Roberson, E-RYT 200, RPYT, YACEP - https://thelotuspeople.com

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