Wild rice for breakfast? Yes!! This hearty breakfast uses two Ojibwe staple foods – berries and wild rice. You will get all the benefits of the vitamin C in the berries plus the fiber from the wild rice. Fiber helps you feel full for a longer time so this breakfast dish will fill you up for a long day of summer time fun! As a bonus, wild rice is also an excellent source of niacin which helps your body release the energy in the foods you eat to help fuel you up for those long summertime days!
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup cooked wild rice
2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
- Melt butter in sauté pan over low heat. Add berries and warm gently for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add remaining ingredients and heat through.
- Serve in a bowl with milk.
Per serving : 211 calories; 6 g fat; 37 g carbohydrate; 4 g fiber; 4 g protein.
Note: Nutrition information does not include milk.