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Creamy Wheat Berry Hot Cereal















Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber


1 ¼ cups rolled oats
½ cup raisins white
2 cups soy milk
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ cup almonds
slivered, toasted
cooked wheat berries:
2 cups berries
hard red, winter wheat
7 cups water
1 teaspoon salt


Place oats, raisins, milk (or soymilk) and salt in a large, microwave-safe bowl.

(No microwave? See Stovetop Variation.)

Stir to combine.

Microwave on High, uncovered, for 3 minutes.

Stir in cooked wheat berries and microwave again until hot, 1 to 2 minutes more. Let stand for 1 minute.

Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon.

Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.

Stovetop Variation:

Bring milk (or soymilk) to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.

Stir in oats, raisins and salt. Reduce heat to low, cover, and cook for 3 minutes.

Stir in cooked wheat berries and cook until heated through, about 1 minute more.

Remove from the heat.

Stir in brown sugar and cinnamon; let stand for 1 minute.

Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.

For the wheat berries:

Sort through wheat berries carefully, discarding any stones.

Rinse well under cool running water.

Place in a large heavy saucepan.

Add water and salt.

Bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Drain and rinse.

To serve hot, use immediately.

Otherwise, follow the make-ahead instructions.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 590g (20.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 24819% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 656mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 14%
Dietary Fiber 7g 27%
Sugars g
Protein 21g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 23% Iron 19%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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