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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Congee?

Congee, a traditional porridge made by cooking rice with five or more times the volume of water, is a healing dish with references dating back to at least 1,000 BC. Cooked slowly over a long period of time, congees have been prescribed for centuries and are part of traditional Chinese medicine and Asian dietary therapy.

How do I cook Breakfast Cure?

Simply pour contents into slow cooker, add water, stir, cover, and set to low.  Cook for 7-12 hours. For more details and methods for various types of cookers visit How to Cook Breakfast Cure.

Where do you deliver?

For now, the USA only – includes Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands.

How will I get my order?

Breakfast Cure® is sent via USPS Priority Mail, UPS, or FedEx.

Free Shipping over…

All orders of $73 and over ship free within the United States, including Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Orders under $73 ship for a flat shipping fee of $9.

How much does one packet make?

One packet is four, one-quarter cup UNCOOKED servings, or approximately 39 grams. Depending on how much water is used for cooking, the packets make about 3 cups once cooked, or 4 servings of 3/4 cups each.

What are Samplers?

Samplers contain full-size packets in a variety of combinations. Every flavor we offer is in the Breakfast Sampler. All our whole fruit flavors are in the Fruity Sampler. Our Savory Sampler has all our savory-non-sweet flavors that might make you want Breakfast Cure for dinner! Our Vegan Sampler has all our vegan flavors.

Is this a monthly subscription or a one-time delivery?

Breakfast Cure® is available as a one-time order or as a monthly subscription.

When do I choose my flavors?

You will have the opportunity to choose your flavors before you checkout.

For subscriptions, you can update flavors for your next delivery any time before the renewal date by logging into your account and clicking on the Change Your Flavors button. We will use your most recent submission at the time we fill your order.

Go to and login.  You can also access your account from the person icon at the top right next to the shopping cart.

Once you’re logged in, you can see the button “How to Change Your Flavors.” 

How can I get a refund?

Please refer to The Breakfast Cure Guarantee

When will I get my first box?

We will ship your order as soon as possible. Your order will ship within one to five business days of your order date, normally within two days. Your order will arrive within 10 days.  Every order is put together by hand with love and care. We appreciate your patience. No order in two weeks? Please contact us at

What are the flavors?

Click here for the flavor menu.

What if I need a break or want to cancel a subscription?

Cancel any time at no charge. Want other flavors? Simply change your order. It’s easy to manage from your account page.

What about leftovers?

Breakfast Cure® is delicious for the next three days after cooking. Place crock in the fridge, then put it back into the slow cooker when ready. Set it to low, add a spoonful of water, stir, and reheat. Or, put any leftovers in a container and reheat them on the stovetop or microwave as desired. Leftover congee fries up into cakes very nicely.