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#1 sariesue

 
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 04:59 AM

I really want a to have a hot breakfast cereal but since I can't have cream of wheat any more I need to find a replacement. Has any one used cream of rice to replace cream of wheat? I'm looking for something that has a similar texture as cream of wheat. I never liked oatmeal because of the texture.
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#2 sa1937

 
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 05:25 AM

I was never fond of Cream of Wheat but do like Cream of Rice and think the texture is probably similar. Some people also eat Pocono Cream of Buckwheat but I haven't seen it around here.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 05:35 AM

I get the Pocono Cream of Buckwheat. I really like it when I want something warm and soothing, especially if I have been glutened.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 05:59 AM

I eat the cream of rice. It cooks up pretty quickly, and I like the texture. The one I have is cream of brown rice.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 06:26 AM

I haven't tried the cream of rice but have tried the Pocono cream of buckwheat & find it to be very similar to cream of wheat. If you use sweetener & milk it's like cream of wheat but if you use salt & butter it's like grits.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 06:45 AM

I eat the Bob's Redmill Mighty Tasty gluten-free Hot Cereal (I buy it at Whole Foods or Kroger) - I add some vanilla almond milk and a touch of sugar to it, and it's a VERY good replacement for Cream of Wheat. I actually think I like it better than cream of wheat. You can add all kinds of stuff to it...maple syrup, cinnamon, fruit, etc. Directions on the package makes a large batch - I normally either make the large batch and reheat over the next few days for breakfast, or just cut the recipe down to make just enough for one day.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 06:16 PM

Thank you for all the suggestions! I'll have to go shopping tommorow.
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Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:35 PM

I get the Pocono Cream of Buckwheat. I really like it when I want something warm and soothing, especially if I have been glutened.

I eat this too. I have also tried out the savory recipes on the box and they were good also.
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Posted 03 March 2012 - 11:17 AM

By the way, the Bob's Mighty Tasty Hot Cereal can also be substituted for cornmeal when making corn muffins, if you like a sandier texture (which I do). And it is mighty tasty as a hot cereal, especially with butter and brown sugar. But for texture, Cream of Rice is closest to Cream of Wheat, but I'm not sure I'd trust Nabisco's Cream of Rice not to be cross-contaminated with other things they make.
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Posted 16 November 2012 - 12:30 PM

I really want a to have a hot breakfast cereal but since I can't have cream of wheat any more I need to find a replacement. Has any one used cream of rice to replace cream of wheat? I'm looking for something that has a similar texture as cream of wheat. I never liked oatmeal because of the texture.


Try cream of buckwheat. It tastes kinda funky to me, but my son (Gluten-free Casein-free diet) loves it.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 08:34 PM

You could try polenta. The texture is a little softer that grits. I live it with a little pure maple.
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Posted 17 November 2012 - 09:01 PM

cream of rice, millet grits (bob's red mill).
oatmeal can be made in many, many different textures. steel cut oats are a more similar texture to cream of wheat (I'd think?), and quick cook oats are the ... softest? least textured? something like that. rolled oats are in between.
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Posted 18 November 2012 - 10:54 AM

There are some threads about grit recipes on the forum somewhere. Grits with olive oil, salt and pepper or oats with the same, vs. sugary stuff.
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