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Breakfasts that Fight Fat
Creamy Wheat Berry Hot Cereal
Ingredients
1 1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
1/2 cup raisins
2 cups nonfat milk, or reduced-fat soymilk
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups Cooked Wheat Berries, (recipe follows)
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted (see Tip)
Preparation
Place oats, raisins, milk (or soymilk) and salt in a large, microwave-safe bowl. (No microwave? See Stovetop Variation.) Stir to combine. Microwave on High, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Stir in cooked wheat berries and microwave again until hot, 1 to 2 minutes more. Let stand for 1 minute. Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve. Stovetop Variation: Bring milk (or soymilk) to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in oats, raisins and salt. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in cooked wheat berries and cook until heated through, about 1 minute more. Remove from the heat. Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon; let stand for 1 minute. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.
Tips & Notes
Tip: Toast slivered almonds in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.
Nutrition
Per serving: 340 calories;  6 g fat (  0 g sat ,  2 g mono );  3 mg cholesterol;  59 g carbohydrates; 14 g protein; 7 g fiber; 304 mg sodium; 392 mg potassium.

Breakfasts that Fight Fat

Creamy Wheat Berry Hot Cereal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 cups nonfat milk, or reduced-fat soymilk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Cooked Wheat Berries, (recipe follows)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted (see Tip)

Preparation

  1. Place oats, raisins, milk (or soymilk) and salt in a large, microwave-safe bowl. (No microwave? See Stovetop Variation.) Stir to combine. Microwave on High, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Stir in cooked wheat berries and microwave again until hot, 1 to 2 minutes more. Let stand for 1 minute. Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve. Stovetop Variation: Bring milk (or soymilk) to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in oats, raisins and salt. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 3 minutes. Stir in cooked wheat berries and cook until heated through, about 1 minute more. Remove from the heat. Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon; let stand for 1 minute. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: Toast slivered almonds in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition

Per serving: 340 calories; 6 g fat ( 0 g sat , 2 g mono ); 3 mg cholesterol; 59 g carbohydrates; 14 g protein; 7 g fiber; 304 mg sodium; 392 mg potassium.