5 min Prep, 15 min Cook
When you want to add a greater variety of grains into your diet, millet is a fantastic choice and it makes the perfect porridge for breakfast. Millet contains a wealth of essential nutrients, including magnesium, manganese, and copper. This amazing grain is easily digestible and is considered to be an alkaline food, which is great for promoting balance in the body.
One especially beneficial fact about millet is that serotonin is naturally present, meaning this food is perfect for promoting a happy mood. Serotonin also has calming properties, making millet a good choice as a breakfast option ahead of a stressful day! Also, millet is free from gluten and doesn’t contain any allergens. This means that there is no limit to who can enjoy this grain as a staple of their diet!
The first step is to place the water in a large saucepan on a high heat and bring to the boil before adding the millet. You can then reduce the heat to low and leave to simmer for 15 minutes, remembering to stir occasionally.
The next step is to add the nut milk and continue to cook on a low heat for five minutes while stirring. After this time you can remove the pan from the heat and stir in the pumpkin seeds.
Finally, divide the millet between two servings bowls and drizzle with maple syrup. For an extra added antioxidant boost, top with your favourite berries (personally, I love blueberries with this one) and serve immediately!
Serving Size 323.5 g
|Amount Per Serving|
|Calories 863.5 cals||43%|
|% Daily Value*|
|Kilojoules 3618 kJ||43%|
|Fat 46.5 g||72%|
|Sodium 10.3 mg||0%|
|Carbohydrate 94.5 g||31%|
|Protein 23.1 g||46%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|