Millet Munch Cereal

You know those times when you fancy eating something you can really chew that has crunch lots of texture and feels deeply satisfying and is good for you; this combo fills that void perfectly! 

Millet Munch is a nourishing cereal blend that you can really munch on and feel good afterwards.  A great snack with a good amount of protein and fibre I often eat this as my “healthful movie snack”, I like to eat mine with a dollop of plain kefir or yoghurt, milk works too.

  • Prep 10 mins to blend a batch
  • Cook Time 1 min assembly time
  • Difficulty Low
  • Servingmakes 6 cups
  • 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.

  • Hormone Balancing

    Eating foods rich in certain vitamins minerals & phytonutrients can help balance our bodies hormones and endocrine system which affect our adrenal, thyroid, reproductive health.

    Hormonal imbalances may cause a wide variety of different symptoms from fatigue, mood swings, brain fog, anxiety, insomnia, weight gain, weight loss, food cravings, skin + hair + nail health, muscle weakness or pain, inflammation, dryness, infertility, 

    Foods that can help with balancing hormones;

    Leafy Greens & Root Vegetables - high in antioxidants
    Nuts - walnuts, brazil nuts,
    Seeds - flax, hemp, chia, pumpkin, sunflower, 
    Whole Grains
    Legumes
    Wild-caught Omega 3 rich fish like Salmon
    Coconut Oil - Medium Triglyercide
    Seaweeds & Nettles, Parsley, Dandelions
    Medicinal Herbs like Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Maca, Triphala, Licorice, Adaptogens

    Omega 3's, Iodine, Selenium, Vitamin B's & D, Digestive enzymes, bitters, 

    Probiotic and prebiotic foods
    Anti-inflammatory Foods
    Clean water
    Organic & low toxic foods, body & household products


  • Iron

    Iron is a mineral essential for building red blood cells, carrying oxygen to lungs & tissues, cellular energy metabolism, healthy brain & immune functions.

    Foods high in Iron;
    Spinach, kale, parsley, nettles, seaweed, algae, leafy greens, potato skin
    Red meat, poultry, liver, fish, shellfish - sardines, 
    Eggs, Mushrooms, 
    Tofu, Black Beans, Chickpeas, Lentils, Beans
    Quinoa, Teff, Oats, Buckwheat, Rice, Millet, Barley, Wheat
    Seeds pumpkin & squash, pistachios, hemp, flax, almonds, cashews, cacao, dark chocolate,
    Dried fruits apricots, raisins, molasses

  • Prebiotic Insoluble Fibre

    A prebiotic is an insoluble food fibre for beneficial gut bacteria.  Eating a diet rich in prebiotic foods helps us maintain a healthy-gut-flora and microbiome.  Inulin is a type of insoluble plant carbohydrate that is a prebiotic food source.

    Prebiotic Foods include;
    Chicory Root, Dandelion greens, Jerusalem artichoke, Garlic, Onions, Leeks, Asparagus, Banana, Blueberries, Seaweed, Apples, Jicama, Yacon Root, Burdock root, Shitake Mushrooms, Barley, Oats, Wheat bran, Legumes, Beans, Peas, Raw Cacao, Flaxseeds, Chia Seeds, Honey, 

  • 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.

Ingredients

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  • 3 cups puffed Millet
  • 1 cup unsweetened raw coconut chips
  • ¾ cup raw sunflower seeds
  • ½ cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • ½ cup raw cacao nibs
  • ½ cup black sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup chia seeds
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Method

Millet Munch Cereal

 

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

 

SERVE ½ -1 cup cereal blend in a small bowl with a few dollops of plain yoghurt, kefir or milk to your liking.

 

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.

 

Tips + Suggestions

Substitute puffed Millet for puffed Brown Rice or Puffed Quinoa – both are naturally gluten-free.

Swap up the seeds as you wish; there is something about this munch texture combo tho.

Add small dried fruits like currants for some sweetness and more anti-oxidants