Low Carb Rice & Fruit Hot Cereal September 17 2013

Low Carb Rice & Fruit Hot Cereal
Serves 4
1 tablespoon heavy cream (optional)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 tablespoons 0 Calorie Maple Syrup
1 small green apple, peeled & chopped
1/4 cup golden raisins
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1/16 teaspoon salt
slivered almonds (garnish)
Rinse the Rice Pearls, drain and let sit.  In a nonstick saucepan stir cream and cornstarch together until smooth. Stir in almond milk, Rice Pearls, apple, raisins, cinnamon and salt. Bring to a simmer and cook 5 minutes or until thickened.  Stir in walnuts last so they stay crunchy.  Serve and top with maple syrup and slivered almonds.  You can also make this as a cold cereal by omitting the cornstarch.
Tip:  Cut 7 carbs per serving by omitting the raisins.
Nutritional Breakdown
(includes cream)
Calories: 167     Carbs: 14 grams     Protein: 3 grams
Fat: 11 grams      Fiber: 3 grams      WW Points Plus: 4