Orange Millet Cereal

Orange Millet Cereal

When cooking grains like millet, try simmering them in different liquids, such as apple cider or orange juice, for a variety of flavor twists. A topping of naturally sweet coconut adds nuance.

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Prep Time: 2 Min
Cook Time: 40 Min
Ready In: 42 Min

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup millet
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 2 cups hemp milk or milk of choice
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Procedure:

  1. Heat a medium-size saucepan over medium heat. Add millet and cook, stirring often, until it begins to brown and smells toasty, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add water, orange juice and cardamom. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer covered for 30 minutes or until liquid has been absorbed and millet is tender.
  3. Stir in honey, raisins and sunflower seeds. Let stand 5 minutes and then fluff with a fork.
  4. Divide cereal among 4 serving bowls. Top with milk and coconut.

Nutritional Information:
Amount per serving: Calories: 401; Total Fat: 9 g; Saturated Fat: 2 g; Trans Fat: 0 g; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Sodium: 62 mg; Carbohydrate: 74 g; Fiber: 6 g; Protein: 9 g.

Recipe courtesy of Living Without magazine's Best Gluten-Free Cookbook.

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