Wheat Berry Porridge with Blueberry Topping

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 45 min 4
Wheat Berry Porridge with Blueberry Topping
Health Highlights


4 cup Water, filtered (to cook wheat berries)
1 cup, dry Wheat berries
2 1/2 cup Soy milk, unsweetened (or any milk you like)
2 tbsp Chia seeds
1 tbsp Coconut oil
1 1/4 cup Frozen blueberries (for blueberry topping)
2 tbsp Maple syrup (for blueberry topping)
1 tbsp Water, filtered (for blueberry topping)
1 piece, 1/2-inch Ginger root (grated; for blueberry topping)
1/2 tsp Lemon juice (for blueberry topping)
4 tbsp Coconut milk, sweetened (for drizzling on top; optional)


  1. Stir the pre-prepared wheat berries with soy milk, chia seeds, and coconut oil and bring to a simmer over medium heat; turn the heat off, cover the pot, and let it sit for 10 minutes before serving.
  2. To Serve, top porridge with the pre-prepared gingered blueberry topping and drizzle with coconut milk.

Advanced Preparation

1 - 5 days prior, Wheat berries 1 cup, dry

Bring the wheat berries and water to a boil in a medium saucepan; cover the pot, turn the heat down, and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn the heat off and let the porridge sit for an hour (or overnight).

1 - 5 days prior [optional], Frozen blueberries 1 1/4 cup

Combine all ingredients for the blueberry topping (blueberries, maple syrup, water, ginger, and lemon juice) in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cover the saucepan, bring it up to a boil, and let it cook for 3 minutes, adjusting the heat down as necessary so it doesn’t boil over.


Storage and Reheating

  • Store leftovers in the fridge for up to 5 days.
  • On the stovetop stirring frequently, adding additional water to thin it out as necessary. 

Nutrition Highlights

  • Blueberries are very high in antioxidants which are so important for immunity

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 328
Calories from fat 81
Calories from saturated fat 33
Total Fat 9.0 g
Saturated Fat 3.7 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 29.8 mg
Potassium 445 mg
Total Carbohydrate 51 g
Dietary Fiber 7.2 g
Sugars 16.1 g
Protein 14.5 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.6
Grain 1
Meat Alternative 0.2
Milk Alternative 1.5

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