½baguettecut into six ½-inch slices on a long diagonal
Dried fruits and nuts
In a medium pot, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add ¼ tsp salt and cracked wheat and reduce heat to a simmer. Cover and cook until almost all water is gone, about 15 min. Turn off heat and allow to sit, covered, for 10 min.
Meanwhile, cook bacon until just crisp; place on paper towels to drain and reserve 1 tbsp of bacon fat.
In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, 2 tbsp milk, ¼ tsp salt and cheese. Heat reserved bacon fat in a nonstick skillet over medium heat, add egg mixture and stir occasionally until eggs are just cooked, 3 to 4 min.
Toast bread and top with scrambled eggs and 2 slices bacon. Serve cereal with honey and toppings.
Cracked wheat, if you've never had it, is similar in size to steel-cut oats. But oats cook up much softer than wheat. So with cracked wheat you end up with a chewy, nutty bites. Even better, you can cook a large batch at the beginning of the week and it's easy to heat any morning.