I'm not sure why but Breakfast is always the hardest meal of the day for me.  Probably why I do so many posts on it.  Once I couldn't eat bread anymore, the struggle became real.  I didn't want to have the same ol' same ol' everyday of bacon and eggs or just eggs or just bacon.  Yes, I know there are gluten free "breads" out there but they are either too expensive, sorry not paying $6-$12 for a loaf of bread or just too gross to eat.  I've made a few that are ok but after the first day they can get crumbly and not so great.  I've frozen them and they are not too bad but it takes time to make the right bread.  I will be posting the breads that I make soon.  Anyway, that was off topic.  I still like to come up with new things to eat for breakfast and while they all evolve around fruit and eggs I thought today's was a little different.  It is one that I have been eating for awhile but never measured anything out to put down on paper.  I usually just kind of throw it together and eat it.  I also have it for lunch sometimes especially after working out.  I do have to say that it doesn't photograph very well but it is a wonderful blend of savory and sweet.  Give it a try and let me know what you think!
Serves: 1

Recipe: 


Rice Bowl*: 
Premade rice, use 1/2 cup cooked rice
3/4 cup diced Strawberry
1/2 Banana, diced
1-2 hard Boiled Eggs, diced
2 strips cooked Bacon, diced 

Dressing:
1/4 cup diced Mango (I buy the frozen)
1/4 cup Cranberries (frozen)
1/2 cup Orange Juice
1 TBSP Olive Oil
6 Leaves Mint

Cook the rice as per instructions:  Dice up the Strawberry, Banana, hard boiled eggs and bacon and throw over the rice.

In a blender or food processor:  Process all the dressing ingredients until smooth.

Spoon over rice bowl.

*You can also add blueberries, blackberries, raspberries or fresh mango.  Stay away for the citrus on this breakfast rice as I didn't think it worked well on it.
I hope you enjoyed this recipe.  If you did, leave a comment below.  I also have a YouTube channel where I feature many of my recipes.  If you would like to check it out, click on this link:  Bristlee One

Thank you for stopping by and remember, enjoy life.
It's the one you have,
Tammie
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Nutritional information obtained using CalorieCount.com, with 1/2 cup white rice.
 
 
I love rice.  Specifically I love sticky rice and I make it in my rice cooker.  The problem is:  What to do with left over rice.  I mean really, you can only have reheated rice so many times. This morning I decided to try something a little different.  
I also love rice pudding and when I googled what to do with left over rice it was all about the pudding. Hmm, well, if I make it a whole less sweet, add some fruit we can then call it breakfast....right?

This is the easiest recipe to make.

Recipe: 

1 cup Cooked Rice
1 TBSP sugar or honey (really the sweetener of your choice)
1 cup Milk  (any milk will do, coconut, almond, cow etc)
1/2 cup Heavy Cream (or just add more milk but adding the cream worked better)
1 tsp Vanilla
1 tsp Cornstarch
1/4 tsp Salt
a very, very small pinch of cinnamon (you can overwhelm it if you use too much)


Add the rice, milk, sugar and cream to a small sauce pan.  I have an electric stove and turned it to medium low (#4 on mine) and let it simmer.  I stirred it every few minutes so that the bottom would not stick. Simmer it long enough that the rice absorbs the liquid till it is just covering it.  
Add the vanilla, cinnamon and the cornstarch.  I never add the cornstarch directly to anything.  I take out about 1-2 TBSP and place in a new cup.  Add the cornstarch to this and mix until it is smooth.  Now add it to the stovetop mixture.  Give it all a little whip
It should begin to bubble and get thicker at this point.  
Remove from heat
place in a bowl and add fresh fruit, dried fruit, nuts or whatever you fancy

This reheats very well also.  You will probably have to add more milk or cream to reheat as it will continue to absorb any liquid after you place it in the refrigerator.  I add more cream and zap for 30 seconds at a time, stirring between zaps until it is heated to the temperature of my choice.

I also fried an egg using Ghee in my iron skillet.  I should have cooked up some bacon to go with it but hey, you can't have everything.   

Enjoy life!
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With Blueberries and Cherries