Adapted from BudgetBytes

We love farro at lunch and dinner, but did you know it also makes a delicious hot breakfast cereal? This recipe, inspired by an idea from one of our patients, is a tasty way to get out of an oatmeal rut. Feel free to get creative with the spices, swap ½ cup berries for the banana, or try almonds in place of the walnuts. Enjoy!

Makes 2 servings

Ingredients  

½ cup dry farro

½ cup unsweetened almond milk (vanilla or plain)

½ tsp cinnamon

½  chopped banana

1 tbsp chopped walnuts

  1. Cook farro according to package instructions.
  2. Add milk and cinnamon to farro, and stir to combine.
  3. Divide between bowls, add ¼ chopped banana and 1/2 tbsp chopped walnuts to each bowl.
  4. Add more milk if needed to reach desired consistency.

 

Nutrition Facts: 247 calories, 3.3g fat (0.3 sat fat), 0mg chol, 45.3g carb, 4.6g fiber, 6.3g sugar, 8.4g protein.

Note:  Look for farro in grocery stores where rice or other grains are sold.  Or purchase online here.

 

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Posted by:mariahenara

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