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Rustic Grain Cereal

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A hot morning breakfast loaded with whole grains and fruit, with the added crunch of toasted nuts. I like to make mine on Sundays and warm some in the microwave on weekday mornings for a quick hot nutritious breakfast."
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45 m servings 317
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Combine 1/2 cup water and wheat berries in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover saucepan, remove from heat, and set aside for wheat berries to soak, about 10 minutes.
  2. Melt butter in a 2-quart saucepan over low heat; cook and stir oats, pecans, and almonds in melted butter until golden and fragrant, about 5 minutes. Carefully pour boiling water into nut mixture; add wheat berries and dried apples. Cover saucepan and cook over low heat, without stirring, until wheat berries are tender, about 20 minutes; stir in sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 317 calories; 10.8 50.5 7.6 2 410 Full nutrition

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I used cracked wheat berries, 1 C. shredded apple in place of the dried and used 3 T. maple syrup + 1 T. honey in place of sugar. The texture is excellent, crunchy and chewy as expected. The tec...

This was fantastic. I replaced the cup of oats with a cup of cooked hulled barley. Replaced the nuts with mixed roasted nuts. Also, cut the sugar in half. Cut up a banana instead of the dried a...