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Wheat-Date Cereal

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  Uncooked wheat berries 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Milk 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cut up dates 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Wash wheat berries by placing in wire strainer; run cold water through berries, lifting with fingers to clean thoroughly.
Heat berries and water to boiling in 3-quart saucepan; boil 2 minutes.
Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour.
Heat to boiling; reduce heat.
Cover and simmer until tender, 1 3/4 to 2 hours; drain.
Heat wheat berries, 1/2 cup milk, the dates, almonds, brown sugar and nutmeg just to boiling; reduce heat.
Simmer uncovered, stirring occasionally, until milk is absorbed, about 5 minutes.
Serve hot with milk and, if desired, additional brown sugar.

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Side Dish
Party, Healthy

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