Breakfast Grains

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Whenever I have to cook grains for a dish, I always make more than the recipe calls for and set the extra portion to the side. Keeping cooked rice or quinoa in the refrigerator is a meal-time life saver, especially when you're trying to prepare a quick and healthy breakfast (or lunch or dinner for that mattter!) for your family.
I make this recipe for Kenya at least once a week and sometimes make enough for two mornings so I can serve it to him the next day. The only trouble this week when I made it was that my husband found Kenya's second day portion and ate it for his dessert (yes, you could also serve this as a dessert, too!). No matter, it tastes like a sweet risotto and it's delicious!

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Breakfast Grains (make 2 toddler or 1 big kid servings)

Prep Time: 1 mins Cook Time: 5 mins

egg free

gluten free

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Cooked Grains (rice, quinoa, kamut or wheat berries would be a good choice)
  • 1/4 Cup Milk (vanilla rice, soy or cow’s milk are good choices)
  • 1 Tsp honey
  • Pinch Cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp Berries (I use blueberries)

Preparation

1. Place all the ingredients in a saucepan and cook over low to medium heat until the dish is creamy and most of the liquid has absorbed into the rice.
2. Cool and serve.
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Hi, I’m Catherine. Mama of three. A Kentucky girl living in California. Here’s what I know: all kids can be great eaters and mealtime must be easy. My passion is creating simple, healthy recipes that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

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6 comments

  • Nate

    MY 3 sons loved this incleding my wife and myself

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  • Alexis

    Similar to rice pudding! Yum!

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  • Susan Nickerson

    Please sign me up for mailing list and interest in meal planning.

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  • tami32

    So good! Reminds me of rice pudding. I used brown rice. My 19-month old loved it and ate his whole bowl right up!

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  • Sara

    Used quinoa. I really liked it. My toddler screamed \"no oatmeal\" and refused to try it. Maybe next time.

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  • Shira

    This was difficult to make with Farro. I kept having to add more and more milk to get it to cook.

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