8 Hot Breakfast Cereals You Need This Winter (That Aren’t Oatmeal)
Amaranth Breakfast Porridge with Cinnamon and Sugar
This sweet, gluten-free amaranth breakfast porridge is classically flavored with cinnamon and sugar.
Date-Sweetened Quinoa Porridge
This tasty porridge made with quinoa, diced pitted dates, and hints of cinnamon and nutmeg is ready in only 25 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped toasted pecans.
Creamy Millet Porridge with Candied Sweet Potatoes and Pistachios
Millet, often used as a gluten-free substitute for oats, is linked to healthy digestion and has a high protein content. This porridge will be creamier than regular oatmeal and is comparable to the texture of polenta or grits.
Strawberry Amaranth Porridge with Cardamom
This amaranth porridge makes for a nourishing breakfast that will keep you comfortably full for hours. Amaranth is known for its impressive nutritional record, being very high in protein as well as calcium, iron and phosphorus. The addition of fragrant spices and stewed strawberries makes it almost dessert-like and delicious.
Pearl Barley Porridge with Ham and Eggs
Dave Chang first made this recipe at a food conference in Copenhagen, where he had very little to work with. He simmered barley in local apple cider with chicken stock and kombu, creating a deliciously sweet and savory porridge.
Cinnamon Maple Polenta Breakfast with Sautéed Apples
A bowl of creamy polenta is a great breakfast, and the added sweetness of maple syrup and cinnamon makes it a favorite.
Basic Chinese Congee
Dress up this classic white rice porridge with your favorite savory toppings, like bacon, Chinese sausage or onions.