Muesli

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Muesli

This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is for a Swiss, no-cook dish called muesli that can be eaten with milk or yogurt for breakfast, it can also be portioned into storage bags as a portable snack.

Also, this is a recipe that kids can do entirely on their own—measuring out the ingredients and then mixing together in a bag.

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat bran flakes
  • 1/4 cup hulled sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, sliced almonds or any other chopped nut, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup raisins OR
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened, dried cranberries
  • skim milk OR
  • plain, fat-free yogurt to serve

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a medium mixing bowl or a storage bag, combine oats, bran flakes, sunflower seeds, nuts, and raisins. Mix to combine.
  2. Store any remaining muesli in an airtight container for up to 1 month at room temperature.

Keep it Healthy: Plain nonfat yogurt works well with this recipe. Consider mixing fruit into the plain yogurt for a little sweetness.

Tip: Serve with milk just like cereal or add 1 serving to a bowl and top with a couple spoonfuls of yogurt. Unsweetened almond milk or soy milk can be used instead of skim milk.

Tip: Nuts can be added into an airtight container and placed in the freezer to stay fresh for many months.

Nutrition Facts

Muesli

CaloriesCalories

323 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

10g Per Serving

FiberFiber

8g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$0.61

Nutrition Facts

Calories 323
Total Fat 12.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 108 mg
Total Carbohydrate 51 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 10 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 fat, 1 fruit, 2 1/2 starch

 

This Simple Cooking with Heart recipe is for a Swiss, no-cook dish called muesli that can be eaten with milk or yogurt for breakfast, it can also be portioned into storage bags as a portable snack.

Also, this is a recipe that kids can do entirely on their own—measuring out the ingredients and then mixing together in a bag.

Nutrition Facts

Muesli

CaloriesCalories

323 Per Serving

ProteinProtein

10g Per Serving

FiberFiber

8g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

$0.61
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Calories 323
Total Fat 12.0 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 108 mg
Total Carbohydrate 51 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Sugars 16 g
Protein 10 g

Dietary Exchanges
2 fat, 1 fruit, 2 1/2 starch

Ingredients

Servings  4  

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat bran flakes
  • 1/4 cup hulled sunflower seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, sliced almonds or any other chopped nut, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup raisins OR
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened, dried cranberries
  • skim milk OR
  • plain, fat-free yogurt to serve

Directions

Tip: Click on step to mark as complete.

  1. In a medium mixing bowl or a storage bag, combine oats, bran flakes, sunflower seeds, nuts, and raisins. Mix to combine.
  2. Store any remaining muesli in an airtight container for up to 1 month at room temperature.

Keep it Healthy: Plain nonfat yogurt works well with this recipe. Consider mixing fruit into the plain yogurt for a little sweetness.

Tip: Serve with milk just like cereal or add 1 serving to a bowl and top with a couple spoonfuls of yogurt. Unsweetened almond milk or soy milk can be used instead of skim milk.

Tip: Nuts can be added into an airtight container and placed in the freezer to stay fresh for many months.

 


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