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.


Quantity Unit Name Link Alternatives
2-3 cups water
1 (13.5 oz.) can light coconut milk
¼ cup buckwheat
¼ cup millet
½ cup steel cut oats
2 tablespoons chia seeds
Toppings: assorted nuts, fresh fruit, unsweetened dried fruit, and cinnamon


  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.

Prep Time: 22 minutes
Yield: 8-12 servings
Jonathan Ewald

“If man thinks about his physical or moral state he usually discovers that he is ill.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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