The Pie Hole: The Real Deal Cerealfield.

In Pie Hole by Quiet Lunch

Our last recipe suggestion was artery clogging, but today’s selection is healthier than Mother’s milk–in fact, the may go together… but we wouldn’t suggest trying it.

Poached from Sarah over at My New Roots, this Real Deal Cereal recipe is a good source of iron, calcium, magnesium, and complete protein. It’s also gluten free! Be sure to visit My New Roots for more healthy eats.

The Real Deal Cereal.↓

Courtesy of My New Roots.

Courtesy of My New Roots.


• Grain Mix Base
• 1 cup quinoa
• 1 cup millet
• 4 ½ cups water
• pinch of sea salt

Courtesy of My New Roots.

Courtesy of My New Roots.


Rinse grains very well. Place in saucepan. Add water and salt.

Bring to a boil, reduce to simmer until water is absorbed, about 20 minutes.

Let cool slightly. Store in a container in the fridge.

For Each Portion.↓

• 1 cup cooked grain mix (½ cup for kids)
• ¼ cup water or milk (rice, almond, hemp, soy, dairy…)
• ¼ tsp. ground cinnamon
• generous pinch ground ginger
• fresh or frozen fruit
• 1 Tbsp. maple syrup

Optional additions:

• 1 tsp. chia seeds – Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, fibre, calcium
• 1 Tbsp. hemp seeds – Omega-3 + Omega-6 fatty acids, protein
• handful chopped nuts, such as pecans and walnuts
• dollop of yogurt (sugar free)


Measure out one cup of the cooked grain mix and place in a small saucepan with the water or milk. Heat over medium heat until warmed through.

Add fruit if frozen, warm until fully thawed. Remove form heat.

Stir in the cinnamon, ginger, and chia and hemp seeds if you have them.

Place grain mix in a bowl, drizzle with maple syrup, add nuts and chopped fresh fruit, plus a dollop of yogurt, if desired.