Cream of Wheat with Fruit and Nuts

A breakfast plate with Cream of Wheat Fruit and Nuts

You can't fool around with breakfast, you just can't! It's the most important meal of the day. Cream of wheat is not a trendy breakfast choice, but it has some great health benefits. Just some benefits of cream of wheat include: Rich in iron, low calories, carbohydrates- fueling your tissues and brain, it also is a good source of fiber and has a some amount of protein. 

Growing up, cream of wheat was on our breakfast table a lot! (It is so much better than cereal with milk) My mom always cooked it with milk and a pinch of sugar and that is how I continued to cook for my kids. But by adding fruit and nuts, it makes it so much more beneficial. 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of milk 
  • 2 Tablespoons uncooked cream of wheat
  • 1 teaspoon sugar (or to taste) 
  • 1/2 mango
  • 1 Tablespoon blueberries
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • 1 Tablespoon sliced almonds
  • Fresh mint

Instructions

  1. On medium-low heat warm up 2 cups of milk, always stir so your milk does run out of the pot. 
  2. Add 2 Tablespoons uncooked cream of what and 1 teaspoon sugar. Continue stirring until it starts to get thicker; 5 minutes. Take off the heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  3. Slice 1/2 mango add to cooked cream of wheat, and add 1 Tablespoon blueberries, 1 Tablespoon pumpkin seeds 1 Tablespoon sliced almonds. Add fresh mint. 

serves 2