Say hello to Oatmeal’s better looking sister! Fonio will quickly become one of your favorite grains as its flavor is delectable and its nutrient benefits are impressive.
See below for a great oatmeal alternative breakfast recipe! Fonio is a rare, ancient grain, originating from small pockets throughout Africa. In short, it is a gluten-free grain with a low glycemic index (making it diabetic friendly), containing many amino acids. It is also a plant based source of Magnesium, Zinc, Thiamine (Vitamin B1), Riboflavin (Vitamin B2), Calcium, and Phosphorous!
- 1 cup Atacora Raw Fonio
- 6 cups water
- 1 Tablespoon Atacora African Honey/agave or other sweetener of choice
- Berries & nuts however the possibilities are ENDLESS!
In a sauce pan, boil water. Once water starts to boil, turn heat down to low. While stirring, slowly add Fonio to avoid clumping. Once it is nice and creamy, transfer to a bowl. Drizzle with honey/agave and top with your favorite fruit and/or nuts!