Grain-free Breakfast Bowl with Blueberries

20141208_090846 Grainfree Breakfast Bowl w BlueberriesThis recipe is:

Plant-based/vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, egg-free, (nut-free), corn-free, soy-free, sugar-free.

Get to know these volume measurements:

5mL = 1 tsp  •  15mL = 1 Tbsp  •  60mL = ¼ cup  •  125mL = ½ cup  •  250mL = 1 cup


4-6 servings

 Prep time:

  • Organizing ingredients – 5 minutes
  • Assembly – 5-10 minutes

Cooking time:

  • Cooking time – 20 minutes

Cooking tools and appliances:

  • Oven and stovetop
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Stainless steel bowl
  • Small stainless steel pot
  • Heatproof spatula (for stirring mix while cooking)
  • bowls for service


150      mL       shredded coconut
75        mL       pumpkin seeds, partially ground
150      mL       flax seed, partially ground
100      mL       chia seeds
60        mL       hemp hearts
12.5     mL       Ceylon Cinnamon
750      mL       Plant-based milk (hemp/almond/coconut)
250      mL       wild blueberries
5          mL       Atlantic Grey Sea Salt

Get cooking:

  1. Place all ingredients in large stainless steel bowl and mix until combined.
  2. Pour into large stainless steel pot and bring to the boil, stirring occasionally to prevent bottom from burning.
  3. Reduce heat to medium low and let simmer for about 20 minutes, until the dry ingredients have soaked up the liquid. Remove from heat.
  4. Serve #3 with extra plant-based milk and added sweetener of choice, if desired.
  5. Store leftovers in covered container refrigerated for up to 7 days, or frozen for up to 2 months.

Change it up:

Try these flavour combos to keep your grain-free breakfast bowl tempting your tastebuds week after week:

  • Apples and cinnamon
  • Cranberries and apples
  • Raisins and sunflower seeds
  • Apples and tahini
  • Mixed fruit medley
  • Bumbleberry
  • Almond butter and your favourite preserves
  • Maple syrup and toasted pecans

Until next time, keep warm, stay frosty, and eat your breakfast – it’s the most important meal of the day!

Eat well. Be well!™

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