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Mixed Whole Grain Breakfast
Adapted from Delicious Living Magazine,
You may substitute other dried fruits, such as cherries, currants or goji berries for the raisins, dates, or apricots in this hearty, high-fiber breakfast recipe.  
Serves 2
1 cup water
2 Tbsp. raw buckwheat groats, rinsed
2 Tbsp. millet, rinsed
3 Tbsp. NOW Real Food® Rolled Oats*
1/2 cup chopped red apple
1/4 cup chopped NOW Real Food® Natural Almonds*
1/4 cup raisins, chopped dates, or NOW Real Food® Dried Apricots*
1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp. ground cardamom
1/8 tsp. salt
2 tsp. ground NOW Real Food® Flax Seeds*
Dairy, soy, almond, or rice milk, or yogurt (optional)
  1. Bring water to a boil in a small pot. 
  2. Add rinsed buckwheat and millet, plus oats, apple, almonds, dried fruit of your choice, cinnamon, cardamom, and salt, then stir. 
  3. When simmering, cover and reduce heat to low. 
  4. Cook 15 minutes, then turn off heat and let the pot sit, covered, for another 5 minutes. 
  5. Stir in ground flaxseed and serve, topped with milk or yogurt, if desired.
Per serving:
280 Calories
9g Total Fat
1g Saturated Fat
0mg Cholesterol
8g Protein
47g Carbohydrate
8g Fiber
152mg Sodium
*NOW items available at your local health food store