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Rice crackers or Rice cakes make quick and easy vegan lunch box ideas and are also healthy snacks for weight loss. There are many different Rice cracker toppings you can use to satisfy your hunger whether it be sweet or savoury. Great news if you are a guacamole lover!
If you are looking for some vegan lunch box ideas then look no further than these low-calorie rice crackers. The toppings you can use to spice them up are endless! Whether you are a guacamole fan or you love beetroot hummus, the choice is yours!
HOW DO YOU LIKE YOURS? SWEET OR SAVOURY?
Rice crackers can be enjoyed at any time of the day. Try them for breakfast instead of toast or for a quick and easy lunch box idea. They even make a healthy snack for weight loss or if you are looking to indulge then try them for dessert with some homemade dairy-free Nutella.
WHAT ARE RICE CAKES/CRACKERS?
Rice crackers/rice and corn cakes are both very similar. They are made from either corn or puffed rice which is then pressed together into a cake. Rice cakes are often eaten as a low-calorie substitute for bread and crackers. There are many different flavours available, from savoury flavours or sweet.
Rice crackers are far healthier than bread or corn chips and you can use a variety of different toppings. Here’s some you may like to try;
Although rice cakes or corn cakes don’t taste like much, it is all about the topping you add to them. I love to add homemade Nutella to mine or nut butter for a quick and easy snack. I find them quite filling so I tend to have one or two at a time.
RICE CRACKER TOPPINGS
- Nut butter – Almond, peanut, hazelnut
- Vegan Egg or
- Tomatoes – Sundried and cherry tomatoes with basil and olive oil
- Vegan Cheese – On its own or with some Strawberry Jam
- Guacamole – A healthy take on nachos
- Hummus – or even try this Roast beetroot hummus to add some colour
- Nutella / Dairy-free chocolate spread – or even make your own
ARE RICE CAKES HEALTHY?
Rice Cakes are low in calories and fat and are a great swap for some unhealthy snacks such as potato chips. However, they aren’t that nutritionally dense and don’t offer many nutritional benefits. But at a glance, here is why Rice crackers make the perfect vegan-friendly lunch box snack.
- Low in fat and low calorie – Light and easy (Around 35 calories each)
- There is a variety of different Rice cracker toppings to choose from
- Perfect lunch idea for busy mums
- Diet approved
- High in Fibre
- Budget-friendly lunch
- vegan lunch box ideas
- vegan meal prep
If you want a quick and easy, healthy light lunch I recommend giving these ‘Corn cakes’ a go. It took me a whole 5 minutes to prepare lunch today.
I like this particular brand of corn cakes (Pure Harvest), as they are organic, gluten-free, 98% Fat-Free, non-GMO and Zero Cholesterol.
You had me at 98% Fat-Free…
QUICK AND EASY TO PREPARE
When I say these took me 5 minutes to prepare, that’s because I always have a big batch of Relish and beetroot jams made up in glass jars because they keep for ages and are so tasty with just about everything.
These corn toppers go well with this Tasty Caramelised Onions Recipe or this recipe, but you can use whatever toppings you like.
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Do you have a favourite topping? Let me know in the comments below…
Rice crackers or Rice cakes make quick and easy vegan lunch box ideas and are also healthy snacks for weight loss. There are many different Rice cracker toppings you can use to satisfy your hunger whether it be sweet or savoury.
Rice or Corn Crackers
4 Ingredient Smashed Chickpea Guacamole
Cauliflower & Zucchini Relish
Roast Beetroot Hummus
Fig and Ginger Jam
Layer on desired topping combinations for a quick and easy mini-meal.
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