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Mason Jar Ancient Grains Breakfast Recipe

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

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)

Directions

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.

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