Fruity Muesli

Breakfast, anyone? Get a great morning start with a fruity whole-grain muesli.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 5 min
  • Servings 2

1
cup old-fashioned oats
1
cup vanilla soymilk
2
tablespoons raisins or sweetened dried cranberries
1/2
medium banana, chopped
1
tablespoon ground flaxseed or flaxseed meal

  • 1 Place oats in medium bowl. Pour 1/2 cup of the soymilk over oats. Cover; refrigerate at least 8 hours but no longer than 12 hours.
  • 2 Just before serving, stir in raisins and banana. Spoon into individual serving bowls; sprinkle with flaxseed. Serve with remaining soymilk to be poured over muesli.

Expert Tips

When it comes to healthful eating, breakfast is one of the most important meals of your day. Eating breakfast regularly can play a helpful role in weight management. Also, people who skip breakfast rarely make up for the missed nutrients later in the day.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
90mg
90%;
Total Carbohydrate
48g
48%
(Dietary Fiber
6g
6%
  Sugars
15g
15%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
20%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1/2 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.