Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Morning Glory Porridge

½ cup rolled oats
3 tbsp whole grain cream of wheat
½ cup muesli, clean (I use Bob’s Red Mill)
¼ cup 10 grain cereal, clean (I use Bob’s Red Mill)
¼ cup flax seed, ground
¼ cup wheat germ
2 tbsp cinnamon
2 tbsp organic zero

In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients.

Store leftover porridge mixture in an airtight container in the fridge.

To Prepare One Serving of Porridge:

In a small saucepan, combine 1/3 cup porridge with 1 cup water. Add desired Mix-Ins. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat. Turn heat down to medium low and simmer until all water is absorbed. Top with desired Toppings.

Mix-In Ideas
o Frozen Berries
o Dried Cherries, Berries or Apricots
o Vanilla Extract
o Nut Butter
o Almonds, Walnuts, or Pecans
o Pumpkin Pie Spice
o Nutmeg
o Mashed/Pureed Pumpkin or Sweet Potato, canned or cooked +
o Carrot Puree (or baby food)

Topping Suggestions
o Bee Pollen
o Fresh Berries
o ½ Banana
o Protein Powder
o 1 tsp Maple Sugar Flakes

Nutrition Information for 1/3 cup porridge cooked in 1 cup water 
Calories 153; Fat 4; Carbohydrate 20, Fiber 7, Sugar 2; Protein 6.

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