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Goji Sunflower Cereal

with Strawberries

Crunchy, chewy and naturally sweet cereal mix that pairs perfectly with freshly sliced strawberries. 

 

Make your own amazing cereal blend, so you get the most “nutritional bang for your bite & buck $”  by simply combining puffed whole grains and seeds you like to eat and dried goji berries.  Goji berries have an array of botanical benefits.

  • Servesmakes 8 cups
  • Cooks in
  • Prep time 10 mins to blend a batch
  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Heart Healthy

    Heart Healthy recipes have lots of whole grains, fruits & vegetables. A diet rich in plant foods, low in refined fatty foods can help lower cholesterol.

  • Gluten-free

    Recipes are gluten-free. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye products. People with autoimmune Celiac disease are allergic to gluten.

  • Sugar-free

    Recipes are added sugar-free & free from added sweeteners. No refined sugar, cane sugar, alternative sugars, no natural sweeteners like maple syrup & honey.

  • Plant Protein

    Recipes with plant protein-rich ingredients.  Examples of plant-based high protein foods include; quinoa, teff, millet, wild rice, oats, buckwheat, amaranth, sorghum, wheat, nuts, seeds, hemp seeds, peas, beans, lentils, legumes, soy, tofu & tempeh, broccoli, brussels, spinach, kale, mushrooms, nutritional yeast.

Ingredients

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Cereal

  • 2 cups puffed millet
  • 2 cups puffed quinoa
  • 2 cups puffed brown rice*
  • 1 cup raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 cup goji berries - dried
  • strawberries to serve - sliced

Ideas to add

  • 1 cup unsweetened raw coconut chips
  • 1 cup rolled oats - toasted
  • 1 cup cereal flakes - sugar free
  • 1 cup dried currants
  • 1 cup dried fruit - finely dice
  • ½ cup sesame seeds - toasted
  • ½ cup raw cacao nibs
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
  • Hemp seeds when serving

Method

 

Goji Sunflower Cereal with Strawberries

 

MIX all cereal ingredients together in a big bowl or glass storage jar.

 

SERVE 1 cup cereal blend + 5 sliced strawberries in a small bowl. 

 

STORE in an airtight container or glass jar;  this stores really well so you can double up the recipe; shake well to mix before serving.

 

Serving Ideas
sprinkle over a strawberry smoothie
sprinkle over hemp seeds for more protein
mash ripe strawberries into a puree top with the cereal
plain yoghurt or milk
cashew cream,
kefir
berry oat milk ~ swap blueberries for strawberries
sunflower seed milk

Chef Hat Icon Chef tips + Ingredient Swaps + Ideas

*PUFFED BROWN RICE – to make lovely and crispy, toast in a medium-hot oven for a few minutes; cool completely before adding.

 

SWAP puffed cereals for anything you like. Read the labels for added things.

 

SWAP GOJI for small dried fruits like currants for some sweetness and more anti-oxidants.

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