Fruit & Nut Breakfast Millet

Millet is a group of several small-seeded grains like pearl millet and foxtail millet. Compared to wheat and other grains, millet is higher in nutritional content with high dietary fiber, protein and balanced amino acid profile. It is also gluten-free! Millet may have potential health benefits, such as controlling diabetes.

For your breakfast tomorrow, try our Fruit & Nut Breakfast Millet instead of those sugary cereals.

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INGREDIENTS:
• 1 cup orange juice
• 2 - 2 1/2 cups water
• 1 cup millet
• 1 apple
• 2 Tbsp honey
• 1 tsp cinnamon
• 1/4 cup almond flakes
• 1/4 cup raisins

DIRECTIONS:
1. In medium saucepan, heat orange juice and water to boiling.
2. Add millet. Reduce heat to medium low and cook for 20-25 minutes until liquid is absorbed and millet is soft. Remove from heat.
3. Cut apple into small pieces.
4. Add the apple pieces, honey, cinnamon, almond flakes, and raisins to the millet.
5. Stir and cover for a few minutes until the apple is soft.


REFERENCES:
1. Kam J, Puranik S, Yadav R, Manwaring HR, Pierre S, Srivastava RK, and Yadav RS. Dietary Interventions for Type 2 Diabetes: How Millet Comes to Help. Front Plant Sci. 2016 Sep 27;7:1454. eCollection 2016.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5037128/pdf/fpls-07-01454.pdf