Fat Burning Breakfast

29 May

By Alya Alyssa kattan

This recipe is full of fiber, complex carbs, and vitamins.  It will keep you full for hours and give you lots of energy to face your day! ADA reported that women who ate cereal were 30 % less likely to be overweight than those who ate other foods.  Enjoy-eat and be slim!

Creamy Wheat Berry Hot Cereal

Servings: 4


  • 1 1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 cups nonfat milk, or reduced-fat soymilk
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups Cooked Wheat Berries, (recipe follows)
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted (see Tip)


  1. Place oats, raisins, milk (or soymilk) and salt in a large, microwave-safe bowl.  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.
  2. 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.

Tips & Notes

  • Tip: Toast slivered almonds in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 340 | Total Fat: 6g | Protein: 14g | Carbs: 59g

 Courtesy of  eatingwell.com

2 Responses to “Fat Burning Breakfast”

  1. kiran May 30, 2011 at 6:27 PM #

    love that

  2. Mais May 31, 2011 at 5:25 PM #

    Hi Alya,

    I have a question about milk! i’ve been reading a lot about rice milk and almond milk lately. Are they a good alternative for skimmed cow milk for those who want to lose some weight? are they hight in carbs?

    please let me know what you think.

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