The curse of the rice cakes

Rice cakes … do you love them or hate them?

I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with these.  Last night when my smallest little man was gobbling them down, I loved them. This morning, when I realised he had 2.5 of them stuck to his bottom and the other 0.5 was in my hair on the school run, I was not so much of a rice cake fan!


Why we love them:

  • They are a great weaning snack for babies
  • They are great for developing the pincer grip in babies
  • They are a healthy snack for toddlers
  • The big kids even ASK if they can eat them as well
  • They are low fat
  • They come in lots of tasty flavours
  • Many of the ones aimed at babies and children are organic
  • They come is large-ish bags and you can buy them in bulk from Amazon

Why we hate them:

  • They stick to clothes
  • They jump and land in your hair
  • They break up into small bits you are still finding days later
  • They are so lightweight you can be wearing almost an entire pack and not realise
  • The blueberry ones stain little faces
  • No matter how many you buy, there are never enough in the house

Where do you sit with rice cakes?

Mums' Days
Friday Frolics
The Dad Network

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