Rice cake slice

For some time I have been wanting to come up with a healthier alternative to the rice bubble slice I make for the kids. I still wanted it to be quick and easy to make and I wanted the kids to like it too.

This rice cake slice ticked both boxes. The kids did note that isn’t as sweet as the other one I make, but I am working on recalibrating their taste buds, so after a few more batches of this slice, they will hopefully forget about my other sugar laden version.

I love using rice cakes as a base for this slice and am going to play around with using it as an ingredient for other recipes too. The Pureharvest rice cakes are made from 100% brown rice.
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The recipe only takes minute to makes, so handy when you are short on time.
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You could easily get creative and add more seeds to the slice to jazz it up a little.
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Rice cake slice
  1. Line a slice tray with baking paper.
  2. Crush rice cakes by hand into a large bowl.
  3. In a bowl mix melted coconut oil, tahini, rice malt syrup and vanilla.
  4. Pour the rice malt syrup mix onto the crushed rice cakes and mix well.
  5. Pour into the lined tray and press down firmly using your hands.
  6. Place in the fridge to set for a couple of hours.
  7. Remove from the fridge and cut into slices with a sharp knife.
  8. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
When packing this rice cake slice for lunches, make sure you place it near the ice brick as it does soften a little when out of the fridge.
If you are after more ways to reduce the sugar in take of your kids, check out this post from blog sponsor Pureharvest – 10 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Child’s Sugar Intake.

Have you used rice cakes in baking before?

Our Family Menu Plan For This Week

The 8 year old has been begging me to make sushi, so it is on the plan for this week.


Week Commencing 23rd June

MonEasy Beef Stiry Fry RecipeBeef Stir Fry
Tuegluten free meatballs mainGluten free meatballs
WedMarinated Steak and Garlic MashMarinated Steak and Garlic Mash
ThuMoroccan Minted BeefMoroccan minted beef
Fribreakfast for lunch mainSweet potato hash, eggs and avocado
SatHomemade Taco SeasoningHomemade Tacos
SunSlow Cooker Roast Lamb
Slow cooker roast lamb


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