Start your day with a serving of hearty whole grains, mixed dried fruits, and more, or serve these homemade rice cakes for a nutritious snack.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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  • In a medium bowl combine cooked rice, dried fruit, almonds, egg yolk, chia seeds, salt, vanilla, and nutmeg. In a small mixing bowl beat egg whites with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until stiff peaks form (tips stand straight). Fold beaten egg whites into rice mixture.

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  • In a medium nonstick skillet heat 1 1/2 teaspoons of the butter and 1 teaspoon of the oil over medium heat. Using ¼ cup mixture for each fritter, drop four mounds of the rice mixture into skillet; flatten to 1/2-inch thickness. Cook about 6 minutes or until golden, turning once. Transfer to a serving platter; keep warm. Repeat with the remaining butter, oil, and rice mixture. Serve fritters with jam.

Nutrition Facts

262 calories; 11 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 3 g monounsaturated fat; 54 mg cholesterol; 209 mg sodium. 350 mg potassium; 38 g carbohydrates; 5 g fiber; 19 g sugar; 6 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 729 IU vitamin a; 1 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 2 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 61 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

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Surprisingly good! Great gluten-free breakfast option. I used Craisins in place of the dried fruit, walnuts in place of almonds, flax in place of chia seeds, and added a 1/2 tsp of cinnamon. Without the cinnamon, they would've been totally bland, but with it, I took a nibble off my "test" fritter and gobbled down the whole thing. Yum! Next time, I'd add a little orange zest or maybe a splash of Grand Marnier to brighten them up.