Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr  

Creamy Wheat with Pear and Ginger

This whole-grain hot cereal loads 42g whole grains into each packet and is ready in just 1 minute.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2014

  • Yield: Serves 1


  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh pear
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 1 packet Cream of Wheat Healthy Grain
  • 1 tablespoon chopped toasted walnuts
  • 1 crushed gingersnap


Toss sliced pear with brown sugar and a dash of cinnamon. Prepare Cream of Wheat Healthy Grain according to package directions. Top with pear mixture, walnuts, and crushed gingersnap.


MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 325
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Protein: 7.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 60.6g
  • Fiber: 8.2g
  • Sodium: 258mg

Go to full version of

Creamy Wheat with Pear and Ginger recipe