1/2 cp pitted dates
1 cp cooked brown rice
4 cps unsweetened vanilla almondmilk
1/2 cp raisins
1 tsp pure vanilla
1/2 tsp pure almond extract
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 cp toasted, chopped slivered almonds

Place dates in a bowl and pour 1/2 cp boiling water over them. Let soak for 15 minutes, then transfer dates and water to a blender and puree until smooth to make a date syrup. Meanwhile, bring rice and almond milk to a boil in a medium saucepan. reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until rice is cooked and has absorbed most of the almond milk, stirring occasionally, about 45 minutes. Stir date syrup, raisins, vanilla extract, almond extract, cinnamon and almonds into rice and serve warm.

Nutrition: 280 calories (70 from fat), 7g total fat, og saturated fat, omg cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 50 g total carbohydrate, (4g dietary fiber, 19g sugar), 6g protein.