Whole grain rice cake is a popular tidbits in most countries. They contain no animal products, making them an ideal choice for vegetarians and vegans. 

They are allergen-free and gluten-free. This is why most people eat whole grain rice cakes as a zero-calorie substitute for crackers and bread. 

Today,  I am making vanilla and cinnamon butter squash rice cake. This whole grain rice cake recipe is a nutritional powerhouse. It will give you all the energy you need to start your morning. Plus a radiant smile!

Let’s make this recipe!

Whole Grain Rice Cakes

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Calories 281 kcal


  • One cup of organic butternut squash ( diced).
  • One tablespoon of organic cinnamon
  • Four tablespoons of pomegranate seeds
  • One tablespoon of vanilla bean ghee (melted)
  • One tablespoon of vanilla bean ghee (melted).Four sprouts of brand brown rice cake.
  • Four teaspoons of almond butter.
  • Four tablespoons of vanilla yogurt.


  • Preheat the oven.
  • Toss the cinnamon and butternut squash with the bean ghee. Roast them for thirty minutes, stirring them halfway.
  • Spread the yogurt evenly over each rice cake. Garnish with the pomegranate seeds and  ¼ cup of the roasted butternut squash.
  • Sprinkle each rice cake with almond butter.
  • Serve and enjoy every bit of this snack.
Keyword American recipe, Breakfast, rice cakes, Whole grain rice cakes

These tidbits are made from puffed grain or rice. You crush them to form a flat, circular cake. Isn’t that amazing?

Moreover, to get a tastier and flavorful whole grain rice cake, you will need to add some fillings. 

From nuts to butter and cinnamon, there are several ingredients you can add to your rice cakes to make them top-notch. 

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How Do I Garnish Whole Grain Rice Cake?

It’s been almost four years since a friend made rice cakes for me.  Since then, hardly has a month gone by without me making whole grain rice cakes.

I like garnishing my rice cakes with fresh raspberries and a peanut butter combo. Sometimes, I opt for cheese and banana. And while I think these are excellent ways to garnish rice cakes, there are other ways to eat them at any time of the day. 

Tuna salad

Mix a half cup of tuna with a spoon of mayonnaise. Add lettuce to the mixture for some greens. Spread the entire mixture on your whole grain rice cakes. Tuna is low-fat and is a good source of protein. 

Turkey Bacon

Add slices of turkey bacon, tomato, cheese spread, and lettuce to your whole grain rice cakes for protein. 

Nut butter

A spread of peanut garnished with almond butter, water, and cashew butter on your rice cake will make a great lunch. They are also excellent sources of protein.

Health Benefits of Whole Grain Rice Cake

Whole grain rice cakes are healthier options when they are made from brown rice. This is because brown rice has more dietary values like vitamins, proteins, and minerals than white refined rice. White rice loses most of its nutrients during the refining process. 

It’s also healthier when paired with toppings rich in fiber and protein. If you are on a diet, it would be best to opt for them for maximum health benefits.

Now let’s look at four amazing health benefits of whole-grain rice cakes. Whole grain brown rice cake with tuna and celery, maybe? 

Blood  Glucose Regulation

Most of the calories in whole grain rice cakes come from carbs. To regulate your blood glucose level, pair them with protein and fiber fillings. 

So which toppings are rich in fiber and protein? Mashed avocado, eggs, mozzarella, sliced bananas, smoked salmon, sliced cheese, tomatoes, peanut butter, and many others. 

Mood Enhancement

Whole grain rice cakes have a proven record for improving emotional well-being. Consuming them produces the neurotransmitter known as “serotonin.”

Serotonin is a central hormone that regulates mood and enhances feelings of happiness.  It also helps you to sleep and eat better. 

Weight Loss

Whole grain rice cakes are ideal for individuals who are on a diet. These tidbits are low in fat and calories, making them ideal for weight loss.


Rice is a good source of carb. So whole grain rice cakes made from brown rice will provide you with energy that can last for a day or more. 

Nutritional Facts About the  Whole Grain Rice Cakes

  • 35 calories
  • 0.4 g of fiber.
  • 0.7 mg of niacin.
  • 32.4 mg of phosphorus.
  • 0.7 g of protein.
  • 11.8 mg of magnesium.
  • 7.3 g of carbs.
  • 0.3 of manganese
  • 2.2 mcg of selenium.

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