Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  174
  • Protein  3 g
  • Carbohydrates  36 g
  • Fat  2 g
  • Cholesterol  5 mg
  • Sodium  19 mg
  • Potassium  220 mg
  • Phosphorus  90 mg
  • Calcium  31 mg
  • Fiber  5.1 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1 fruit, low potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Cook wheat berries the day before and refrigerate until ready to use. Cook extra to serve as a side dish or add to soups and salads.
  • Wheat berries may be labeled as hard white or red whole grain wheat, and is often available in bulk bins in the grocery store.
  • Add a splash of milk or milk substitute if desired.
  • Substitute 1/4 cup dried cranberries if fresh are not available.

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Wheat Berry Breakfast Bowl
12patches says:

Are you suppose to drain the extra water? Dietitian comment: You may need to cook the wheat berries longer to absorb more water. But if they are al dente and cooked yes, drain any extra water.

May. 23, 2018, 1:26 AM
Wheat Berry Breakfast Bowl
CandySwift says:

I don't like pear, so can I have banana instead in Preparation 2? Dietitian comment: Not recommended if you are on a low potassium diet. you could substitute apple or peaches.

Jun. 11, 2015, 1:55 AM
Wheat Berry Breakfast Bowl
snowdiva1 says:

What are wheat berries? Dietitian comment: Wheat berries are the entire wheat kernel except the hull.

Dec. 27, 2014, 12:57 PM

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