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 172 kcal


  • 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)


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

Recipe Notes

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.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Oat-Free Hot Breakfast Cereal
Amount Per Serving
Calories 172
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.