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01/27/2014 10:28 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Beyond Oatmeal: 4 Healthy Hot Cereals You Should Try

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Oatmeal, the quintessential hot cereal, is a fine choice -- but it's hardly your only one.

By Johannah Sakimura

A warm, hearty start to your day can be the perfect buffer against chilly mornings. And beyond the obvious options, there's a bounty of less familiar but still good for you grains that can easily transform into piping hot porridge. Whip up a big batch of these heart-healthy picks on Sunday, then reheat single servings throughout the week for speedy, substantial, delicious A.M. meals.

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Beyond Oatmeal: 4 Healthy Hot Cereals You Should Try

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