Millet Cereal With Apricot Apple Compote and Warm Coconut Milk

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millet-cereal

For the Millet
1 cup millet
2 cups Water

For the Compote
1 apple (diced)
8 dried apricots (diced)
2 cinnamon Sticks
Freshly grated nutmeg (about a 1/4 t)
1/2 cup of boiling water

Coconut Milk (warm)

To make the millet:
In a medium sauce pan boil the water and stir in the millet, reduce heat and simmer with the lid on for a half hour or until all water is absorbed and millet is soft. Leave the lid on the millet for at least five minutes after turning off heat.

To make the compote:
Dice the apple and apricots, put in a saute pan, add the cinnamon sticks, grated nutmeg and water. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Lower heat and simmer about 8 minutes or until all water is absorbed and apples and apricots are soft but not mushy. There should be a little syrup on the bottom of the pan.

Spoon the millet into bowls and spoon the compote on top. Serve with warm coconut milk drizzled on top. For extra flavor, grate a little more nutmeg. Get your omega-3s and top with ground flax seeds.

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