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Almond Banana Wheatberry Cereal

A delicious and healthy way to start the day! Wheatberries are an ancient grain, high in fiber and protein, and have a nutty, chewy texture. Almond Banana Wheatberry Cereal is a perfect meal or snack for those with a sore mouth or throat or when nauseous, fatigued or just busy. A full pot can be made and kept in the refrigerator for the week ahead. This cereal is also very versatile; it can be served hot, cold, or at room temperature and you can add any toppings that suit your tastes and preferences.

Serves: 4

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

1 cup wheatberries

3 cups water

½ tsp salt

½ tsp cinnamon

¼ cup almond butter

2 bananas, sliced

2 oz slivered almonds (optional)

½ cup almond milk

Directions:

  1. Bring water, salt, and wheatberries to a boil
  2. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for an hour until wheatberries are softened
  3. In a separate bowl, combine cinnamon and almond butter
  4. Assemble your cereal: mix almond butter mixture into wheatberries, top with bananas and almonds if using, and add a splash of almond milk to serve

TIP: If you have a slow cooker, you can add the water and wheatberries and cook on low for 8-10 hours.

NUTRITIONAL DATA:

Per serving: 419 calories, 8 grams fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 54 grams carbohydrate, 10 grams dietary fiber, 14 grams protein

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