Grains

Millet with Roasted Sunflower Seeds

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cooking Time:

45 minutes

Yields:

4 people

Ingredients:

1 cup millet

1/2 cup sunflower seeds

3 cups water

Pinch of sea salt

Directions:

  • Wash and drain millet.
  • Dry-roast sunflower seeds in a skillet over medium heat until they smell nutty, approximately 4 minutes.
  • Bring water to boil and add millet and seeds.
  • Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  • When done, fluff and let sit for 10 minutes. Mix, serve and enjoy.

Notes:

  • If millet is too dry for you, add more water when cooking. Or add a tablespoon of olive oil when it is done.

 

Wild Rice

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cooking Time:

60 minutes

Yields:

4 people

Ingredients:

1 cup wild rice

4 cups water

Pinch of sea salt

Directions:

  • Wash and drain rice.
  • Bring rice and water to a boil.
  • Add salt.
  • Turn heat to low, cover and simmer for 45-50 minutes.
  • Grain is ready when black seeds open up.
  • Mix and serve.

Notes:

  • Try half wild rice and half long grain brown rice.

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