Morning muesli

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

Wake up to a healthful breakfast with this morning muesli! The protein and whole grains provide fuel for your day, while the dried fruit adds just the right amount of sweetness.

Ingredients

2 cups old-fashioned oats
2 cups quinoa flakes
1 cup almonds, chopped
1/2 cup unsalted pumpkin seeds
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/2 cup chopped apricots
1/2 cup sweetened dried tart cherries
1/2 cup chopped dried dates
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
13 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk (3/4 cup for each serving)
9 teaspoons vanilla extract (1/2 teaspoon for each serving)

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine first 11 ingredients (dry mixture). Stir. Cover with an air-tight lid and store at room temperature.
  2. The night before you plan to eat the muesli for breakfast, combine 1/2 cup of the dry mixture, 3/4 cup almond milk and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Stir, cover and place in the refrigerator overnight.
  3. Enjoy cold or heat in the microwave for 2 to 3 minutes.

Makes 18 servings

Recipe contains: nuts

Carb choices per serving: 2 1/2

First Published: 03/14/2016
Last Reviewed: 03/14/2016

muesli in a jar
Once empty, recycle your container of old-fashioned oats by using it to store the dry muesli mixture. You’ll save money and do something good for the environment!
morning muesli label