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Mason Jar Ancient Grains Breakfast Recipe

Mason Jar Ancient Grains Breakfast Recipe - House & Home

Fill a mason jar for a quick and easy morning meal.

Yield: 
1 serving
Ingredients: 

Small Breakfast:
1 cup mason jar with lid
2 tbsp steel-cut oats
1 tbsp amaranth seeds
1 tbsp buckwheat groats
1 1⁄2 tbsp raisins
1 tsp chia seeds
Pinch of cinnamon
3⁄4 cup boiling water
2 tbsp milk (optional)
1 tbsp nuts, your choice (optional)

Big Breakfast:
2 cup mason jar with lid
2 tbsp steel-cut oats
2 tbsp amaranth seeds
1 tbsp buckwheat groats
1 tbsp teff grains
2 tbsp raisins
1 tsp chia seeds
Pinch of cinnamon
1 cup boiling water
2 tbsp milk (optional)
1 tbsp nuts, your choice (optional)

Instructions: 

Step 1: Measure oats, amaranth, buckwheat and teff into the appropriate sized mason jar. Add raisins, chia and cinnamon.

Step 2: Pour boiling water into the jar. Screw on the lid tightly and shake. If time permits, set jar on the counter for 15-20 minutes. Shake again and place in the refrigerator for 7 hours or more.

Step 3: Remove from the refrigerator and reheat in a saucepan or microwave until desired temperature is reached. Stir in the milk and sprinkle with nuts and sweetener if desired. Serve.

See more recipes from Grain Power.

Reprinted with permission from Grain Power (2014, Penguin Canada Books).

Photographer: 

Ryan Szulc

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