(Family Features) It’s often a challenge on cold, dreary days to pull yourself out from under the warm covers. Even though you know the importance of a satisfying breakfast before heading to work or dropping the kids off at school, that cool chill may keep you hitting snooze.
On those cold and busy mornings when breakfast seems impossible, turn to a solution like Minute Ready to Serve microwavable cups for a quick, cozy breakfast. Ready in 90 seconds or less, the cups offer a fast and easy meal that helps you spend less time cooking and more time enjoying the small moments that happen when you can slow down.
If you can’t go without your caffeine, start your day with this creamy Coffee Breakfast Rice Pudding as a sweet treat with a kick. Skipping that caffeine boost is fine, too – just use decaf instead. As another time-saving, customizable option, you can add fresh or canned fruit, peanut butter, syrup, honey, or even melted chocolate for extra sweetness.
Visit MinuteRice.com to find more quick breakfast ideas perfect for chilly mornings.
Coffee Breakfast Rice Pudding
Prep time: 2 minutes
Cook time: 2 minutes
Total time: 4 minutes
1 cup Minute Ready to Serve White Rice
1/2 cup hot brewed coffee
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 small banana, sliced
Heat rice according to package directions. In a microwave-safe bowl, stir the rice, coffee, cream, sugar, and vanilla.
Microwave on high, stirring halfway through, 60-90 seconds, or until rice is heated through, creamy, and most liquid is absorbed. Let stand for 2 minutes.
Top pudding with sliced banana.
Source: Minute Rice