Whole Oats and Sweet Rice Breakfast – Topped with Sweet Cinnamon Walnuts
This is one of my favorite cool morning breakfasts! The grains are cooked together the night before and then reheated in the morning.
That is exactly what we ate for breakfast this morning. And it really “stick to the ribs” i.e. gives you energy for many hours. Whole Oats have a greater life force in our bodies and can be planted to grow more oats. Whole Oat Groats are complex carbohydrate. Oatmeal is processed and a simpler carbohydrate. Complex carbohydrates is like putting a big log in your fireplace that burns for hours compared to small branches that burn quickly.
Here is how to make yours: Please use organic ingredients for best flavor and most nutrition. Serves 4 to 6
2/3 C whole oat groats
2/3 C sweet rice
1/2 t sea salt
5 C water ( yes 5 !)
1 T oil; sesame, walnut or olive.
2/3 C chopped, walnuts
2 T rice syrup
2 t cinnamon
Place in a larger pot. Bring to a rolling boil for 3 minutes. Place pot on a flame tamer. Turn to medium heat and cook for 2 or 3 hours. Take off the stove and cover pot with towel to keep the pot warm. Place back on burner. Check if more water is needed before heating up for 10 minutes or so.
While the oats and sweet rice are reheating. Heat oil in a small skillet, add the walnuts, stir for 2 or 3 minutes and turn off the skillet. Add the cinnamon then rice syrup and stir again. It will get sticky and hard. Serve your creamy oats and rice and top with a big spoonful of the sweet cinnamon walnut mixture.