Easy Oat-Free Hot Breakfast Cereal

Creamy, hot cereal made without oats! Top this with dried fruit, nuts, sweetener, and/or your choice of milk for a delicious breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Cereal
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 172kcal


  • 2 1/2 c . water (use half milk, if desired)
  • 1/2 c . rice or grain blend
  • dash of sea salt
  • toppings , as desired (see ideas below recipe)


  • Process the 1/2 cup of grain in a coffee grinder until powdery.
  • Bring two cups of water and a dash of sea salt to a low simmer.
  • Stir in the grain.
  • Stir continuously for 1-2 minutes until the mix thickens.
  • Stir in the remaining 1/2 cup of water.
  • Cover the cereal and cook on low for 8-10 minutes, stirring 1-2 times during that time.
  • Remove lid, stir, and serve!


Calories: 172 Fat: 1.3 g Sugar: 0 g Carbs: 36.2 g Protein: 3.6 g WW SmartPoints: 5 Nutrition facts based on using brown rice and water.


Calories: 172kcal