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Millet Blueberry & Apple Breakfast Bowl
Have you ever heard of this great superfood called millet?! This little seed is more than just for birds.
Benefits of millet include:
*Magnesium, may help reduce the affects of migraines and heart attacks.
*Niacin (vitamin B3) may help lower cholesterol.
*Phosphorus may help with fat metabolism, body tissue repair and creating energy
*May help lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
*Fiber from whole grains has been shown to protect against breast cancer.
*Whole grains have been shown to protect against childhood asthma.
Enjoy this seed as part of your breakfast instead of oats!
1 cup cooked millet
1/2 apple, diced
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
1 tablespoon sweetener (maple syrup, yacon syrup, coconut sugar, coconut nectar)
1. Cook millet according to package (same way as rice or you can add more water for more of a porridge texture).
2. Mix all ingredients together and serve.