Millet is a small, pearly seed packed with vitamins and minerals, protein . 1/4 cup of dry millet contains 14 grams of fiber!
Cream of Millet Cereal
Grind 1 cup of uncooked millet in your blender
Place in a sauce pan with 3 cups water (add 1 more c. water for creamier texture) or non-dairy milk
Add 1 cup fresh fruit of your choice (chopped apples, blueberries, strawberries) or 1/2 c. dried fruit (chopped dates, apricots,cranberries, currants)
2 T. honey
1-2 tsp. cinnamon
Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 mins,. stirring frequently until all water is absorbed.
Serve topped with flaked coconut chopped almonds or walnuts, if desired.
Variation: Cook the millet and add fresh fruit later, as a topping.
Whole Millet Cereal
Cook whole millet in water for 15 mins. Add dried fruit and other ingredients and cook as above, additional 15 mins.
Try your own blend of ground gluten free grains (buckwheat, flaxseed, corn, quinoa and millet.
You may grind any of these grains, combine and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until you are ready to cook your hot, nutritious cereal.