Toothsome and tasty, these reawakened grains offer the many benefits of our favorite, wholesome breakfasts—but with a twist!
While eyewear become computers and cars learn to drive themselves, some things remain the same. Since day one, our mothers' have repeatedly reminded us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Fortunately while this truth stands, our breakfast options have changed--seemingly exponentially!
With the availability of ancient and super grains--coupled with the satiating and nutritious merits of walnuts--the opportunity to mix-up the daily breakfast routine is greater than ever. Toothsome and tasty, these reawakened grains offer the many benefits of our favorite, wholesome breakfasts—but with a twist! Adding walnuts to these exciting grains further provides a vast array of delicious, unexpected and healthful morning meal options.
We even suggest using a slow cooker; instead of stirring the oats for thirty minutes a simple sprinkling of walnuts is all that is needed and breakfast will be good to go!
Below are just a few additional ideas that might interest you and your readers:
- Quinoa combined with other grains like millet and topped with milk, berries and walnuts makes for a tasty start to the day.
- Save time by cooking bulgur in the slow cooker. Top with creamy yogurt, toasted walnuts and fresh fruit.
- Kamut is another breakfast-friendly grain that benefits from a sprinkling of cinnamon or ginger. This toothsome grain is only made better with the crunch of walnuts.
- The high-fiber freekeh also lends itself nicely to a cereal application. Dried fruits and walnuts go especially well with this ancient grain.
For more walnut inspiration, please visit the “Everyday Breakfast” Recipe Collection.