Almond Raspberry Banana Baked Rice

Almond Raspberry Banana Baked Rice



This baked rice is such a treat! And it's healthy, too, providing more than a 1/2 cup of fruit in each serving. 



Almond Raspberry Banana Baked Rice


A few months ago, I got tested for food sensitivities. I'd been having horrible migraines and was feeling congested and pretty low-energy. As part of the diet therapy following the food sensitivity testing, I followed a pretty limited diet (only about 20 foods!) 


So I became creative with the limited list of foods that I could eat. On that list: almonds, rice, raspberries, banana lemon, and honey. Ta-dah! I created my Almond Raspberry Banana Baked Rice. (If you love bananas as much as I do, try my Chocolate Banana Nice Cream and my Mango Banana Almond Overnight Oats.)


While I can thankfully eat many more foods now, this dish remains one of my favorite tasty and healthy—and works for breakfast or dessert. If eating for breakfast, pair it with a protein such as a plain Greek yogurt or a couple of scrambled eggs. (For more on food sensitivities, read my recent article, "What Does It Mean to Have Food Sensitivities?")


Almond Raspberry Banana Baked Rice




  • 1 cup cooked brown rice
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 pint raspberries
  • 4 Tbsp. slivered blanched almonds
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon zest




Preheat the oven to 375° Fahrenheit. In a casserole dish, combine rice, banana slices, and 2 Tbsp. almonds. Gently fold in raspberries, then drizzle with honey. Top with remaining almonds and lemon zest, then drizzle with honey. Bake for about 20 minutes. Serves 4.  


Nutritional information per serving: Cal: 180 Fat: 4.5 g Sat fat: 0 g Pro: 4 g Carbs: 35 g Sugar: 13 g Fiber: 6 g Chol: 0 mg Sod: 0 mg



What are your thoughts on this topic? Have you ever had a limited diet, and if what are your tips for coping?


And don't forget to sign up for my newsletter to get weekly updates delivered straight to your inbox!



Amy Gorin

is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist,  media personality, and writer in the NYC area.