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



323 Per Serving


10g Per Serving


8g Per Serving

Cost Per ServingCost Per Serving

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


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


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  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.