Peach Cream of Wheat

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Slightly sweet and hearty, Peach Cream of Wheat is a delicious update on an old fashioned breakfast.

Are Cream of Wheat and Farina the Same Thing?

Farina is a form of milled wheat most often used to make hot cereal for breakfast. Cream of Wheat is just a brand of farina.  It is made from the germ and endosperm of the grain, which is milled to a fine granular consistency and then sifted.  Cream of WheatMalt-O-Meal, and Farina Mills are popular brand names of farina breakfast cereal.  If you talk to different people, they each have their favorite brand of cream of wheat. Give it a go and tell us which brand is your favorite!

Is Cream of Wheat Good for You?

Cream of wheat is a whole grain cereal option that is typically fortified with B vitamins, naturally contains fiber, and iron to give your kids a good start to the day.   It isn’t a balanced meal though, so when we have it for breakfast, we like to add fruit and use milk in our recipe to balance everything.  Grain+Protein+Fruit/Vegetable.

Favorite Toppings for Cream of Wheat

Cream of wheat can have so many different toppings because of its mild flavor.  Our favorites are:

  • Peaches (of course – this recipe is about the peaches!)
  • Berries
  • Nut Butter
  • Dried Fruit – apricots, cranberries
  • Spices – Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Vanilla
  • Milk, Almond Milk, Half and Half

Peaches n’ Cream…….mmmmm……….you can’t go wrong with this one.

A healthy breakfast should consist of a variety of foods.  Making sure your breakfast meal includes grains, proteins and a fruit or vegetable, will help provide a variety of nutrients and keep your kids more satiated and satisfied until lunchtime.

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Peach Cream of Wheat

Slightly sweet and hearty, Peach Cream of Wheat is a delicious update on an old fashioned breakfast.

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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Peach Cream of Wheat
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 212kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cup milk
  • 2/3 cup Cream of Wheat
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 medium peach

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, bring milk to a boil over high heat.
  • Gradually add cream of wheat and brown sugar, stirring until well blended. Cook 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly.
  • Dice peach; add to cream of wheat and stir gently until well blended. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition

Calories: 212kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 223mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 13g
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6 Comments

Cream of wheat is delicious but should not be considered whole grain because it is missing the bran. However, they do sell a whole grain version!