, author: Ermakova M.

New taste: 5 little-known cereals

Habitual porridges will reveal new flavors if you add something healthy to them.

Porridge is one of the most popular types of breakfast in our country and abroad. This dish is more than just boiled cereal in milk or water. We offer 5 unusual options for porridges:

Buckwheat porridge with pumpkin


This is a tasty and healthy dish, rich in vitamins and minerals. Buckwheat contains a lot of protein, iron and fiber, and pumpkin has antioxidant properties and strengthens the immune system.

Corn porridge with mushrooms

Corn porridge with milk

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Corn grits are rich in fiber and healthy carbohydrates, which provide energy that will last most of the day. Mushrooms enrich the dish with protein and B vitamins. This is an excellent choice for vegetarians and lovers of unusual taste sensations.

Pearl barley porridge with prunes

barley porridge with raisins

Barley contains potassium and magnesium, the presence of which in the diet has a positive effect on the cardiovascular system. Prunes enrich the dish with iron and help improve digestion and remove toxins.

Oatmeal with berries

Hercules porridge on water

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Oats contain substances that lower cholesterol levels in the blood, and berries supply the body with antioxidants and vitamins (they can be added to porridge either fresh or frozen, but using jam is not recommended - this will add extra fast carbohydrates to your breakfast, causing raising blood sugar levels for a short time, but no less rapidly reducing it, which is why soon after breakfast you will again feel hungry/weak/tired).

Barley porridge with nuts

Barley is rich in fiber and beneficial microelements, and nuts contain healthy fats and vitamins E and C. A handful of crushed nuts in a serving of porridge will make your breakfast more nutritious and healthy. It is important to use raw almond, cashew or hazelnut kernels rather than roasted ones. This dish will provide you with long-lasting energy and good mood.

Try these cereals and experience all their beneficial properties.