Yesterday for breakfast we cooked up some millet! I was very excited because it seems as though I am one of the last people on this planet to try millet!! Okay, okay that’s a huge exaggeration, but seriously, millet is amazing!
Sweet Trail Mix Millet Bowl
Serves 2 to 3
Millet (sorry I didn’t measure…)
Water (1 part millet to 3 parts water)
Trail mix (about 1/2 cup) — this trail mix had dried cranberries, raisins, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, peanuts and almonds! YUM!!
1 single serving packet dark chocolate peanut butter by PB&Co.
Maple syrup, to taste
In a medium saucepan cook the millet with the water and bring to a boil, lower the heat and let simmer for about 15 minutes, or until all the water is absorbed and the millet is cooked.
Add in the trail mix and continue stirring over low heat (this will soften and plump up the dried fruit a little). Portion into two or three bowls and top each with a dollop of dark chocolate peanut butter and maple syrup! ENJOY!
I was very impressed with the millet. It was so creamy, yet chewy and it filled me up for a long time!! I can’t wait to buy more and eat this every day (seriously)!
So the millet bowl filled me up until around 4 when we ate… Chicago style deep-dish vegan pizza. Holy moley vegan pie!! This ‘za was from Patxi’s and it was delicious. Inside was Daiya mozzarella cheese, spinach and onions and on top there was a delicious red sauce with tons of garlic!! It’s making me hungry just writing this…
After pizza we went to Four Barrel Coffee on Valencia and grabbed an espresso. This place was so adorable. We especially liked the bathroom where on the floor it was just a landscape of a majestic deer. Cutsie!
Today we are going to Berkeley and the excitement is overwhelming… Trust me there will be A LOT of pictures to come!
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