Good Morning: Six Grain Hot Cereal


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Make a big batch of this cereal on the weekend and reheat all week.

Top with fruit or yogurt to add natural sweetness.


Serves 14

  • ½ cup uncooked pearl barley
  • ½ cup uncooked red wheat berries
  • ½ cup uncooked brown rice
  • ¼ cup uncooked steel cut oats
  • 3 tablespoons uncooked quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons of flaxseed
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1½ quarts water

In a large saucepan, combine the barley, wheat berries, rice, oats, quinoa, flaxseed and salt. Pour water over ingredients, stir and bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Nutritional information per ½ cup: 114 calories; 1 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g transfat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 74 mg sodium; 21 g total carbohydrate; 3 g dietary fiber; 0 g total sugars; 4 g protein.


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