Super Grains Oatmeal

Whole grains are packed with nutrients, including protein, fiber, B vitamins, antioxidants, and trace minerals (iron, zinc, copper, and magnesium). A diet rich in whole grains has been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and some forms of cancer. Redefine your breakfast with this grain packed oatmeal.


Yields12 ServingsPrep Time2 minsCook Time20 minsDifficultyBeginner

Ingredients

 3 cups water
 1 (13.5 oz) can light coconut milk
 ¼ cup buckwheat
 ¼ cup millet
 ½ cup steel cut oats
 2 tbsp chia seeds
Toppings
 assorted nuts
 fresh fruit
 unsweetened dried fruit
 cinnamon

Instructions

1

Boil water and coconut milk in a pot over high heat.

2

Use 2 cups water for firmer cereal and 3 cups for creamier texture.

3

Add grains and chia seeds to the pot.

4

Once the mixture comes backs to a boil, lower the heat and let the grains simmer for 20-30 minutes.

5

Top cereal with your favorite nuts, seeds, and fruit.

6

Note: Not a fan of coconut? Replace the coconut milk with unsweetened soymilk or any other nut milk. And feel free to try a variety of different grains such as farro, quinoa, and wheat berries.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size ½ cup

Servings 12


Amount Per Serving
Calories 105
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2.5g13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0.15mg1%
Total Carbohydrate 14g5%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 3 cups water
 1 (13.5 oz) can light coconut milk
 ¼ cup buckwheat
 ¼ cup millet
 ½ cup steel cut oats
 2 tbsp chia seeds
Toppings
 assorted nuts
 fresh fruit
 unsweetened dried fruit
 cinnamon

Directions

1

Boil water and coconut milk in a pot over high heat.

2

Use 2 cups water for firmer cereal and 3 cups for creamier texture.

3

Add grains and chia seeds to the pot.

4

Once the mixture comes backs to a boil, lower the heat and let the grains simmer for 20-30 minutes.

5

Top cereal with your favorite nuts, seeds, and fruit.

6

Note: Not a fan of coconut? Replace the coconut milk with unsweetened soymilk or any other nut milk. And feel free to try a variety of different grains such as farro, quinoa, and wheat berries.

Super Grains Oatmeal
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