Hot Cereal

Prep: 2 minutes Cook: 5 minutes


By Mary McDougall
From The McDougall Program for Maximum Weight Loss.


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup hot whole-grain cereal (see below)
  • chopped fruit, such as bananas, apples, or pears


Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan. Add the cereal. Stir, reduce the heat to low, and cook uncovered until done, about 5 minutes. Top with the fruit.

For Hot Cereal you can use seven grain cereal or another favorite.