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Challenge: Reinventing Breakfast

Roasted Cranberry Maple & Brown Sugar Farro Breakfast Bowl

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Oatmeal is good but farro is better. Roasting the cranberries gives them a sweetened flavor combined with the nutty farro, maple and brown sugar this warm breakfast bowl warms the belly and keeps you feeling full.

Roasted Cranberry Maple & Brown Sugar Farro Breakfast Bowl

  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Cooking Time: 20 min


  • ½ cup farro
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • dash cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon chopped pecans
  • ¼ cup fresh cranberries
  • almond milk or regular milk


  1. Bring 1 ½ cups water to a bowl. Pour in the farro and stir occasionally. Cook for roughly 10 minutes until the Farro is al dente. (Drain any excess water)
  2. Heat oven to 400F.
  3. In a small mixing bowl toss the cranberries with 1 Tbs maple syrup and 1 tsp brown sugar.
  4. Line a small baking sheet with parchment paper and place cranberries on the paper.
  5. Roast cranberries for 7-8 minutes in a 400F degree oven.
  6. In a bowl combine farro, cinnamon, remaining maple syrup and brown sugar.
  7. Sprinkle the chopped pecans over the top of the farro.
  8. Top with roasted cranberries.
  9. Pour in as much almond milk or regular milk as desired.

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