Cranberry Muesli

Cranberry Muesli

10 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine November/December 2007

There may be as many versions of muesli as there are breakfast cereals, but this one's modeled after the original Swiss wake-you-up—a combination of overnight-soaked grains, nuts, dried fruit and yogurt. Make it the night before and you'll have breakfast ready when you are.

Ingredients 2 servings

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  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened or fruit-juice-sweetened cranberry juice
  • 6 tablespoons old-fashioned rolled oats, (not quick-cooking or steel-cut)
  • 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted sunflower seeds
  • 1 tablespoon wheat germ
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


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  1. Combine yogurt, juice, oats, cranberries, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, honey, vanilla and salt in a medium bowl; cover and refrigerate for at least 8 hours and up to 1 day.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2/3 cup
  • Per serving: 210 calories; 4 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 37 g carbohydrates; 8 g protein; 29 mcg folate; 4 mg cholesterol; 23 g sugars; 11 g added sugars; 64 IU vitamin A; 7 mg vitamin C; 130 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 190 mg sodium; 264 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2
  • Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrate, 1/2 fat

Reviews 10

December 01, 2013
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By: EatingWell User
Yum! This was very delish!
July 29, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
i don't like to cook first thing in morn, & i don't like oatmeal, but this overnite soaked oats in plain yogurt & other goodies is really good, i am happy!!!
April 19, 2012
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By: psych0_chic
Made this with my Blueberry-pomergranate V8 juice as I had to cranberry juice. So delicious!
September 01, 2010
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By: aubdaub5
Really great. I used pumpkin seeds instead of sunflower.
August 29, 2010
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June 02, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
Delicious, easy to make, and versatile. I've used sesame seeds instead of sunflower and experimented with different juices. My favorite is heating frozen berries until they're soft, mashing, and mixing with the juice to total 1/2 cup.
March 09, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I loved this! Soaking overnight really makes it taste like a delicious oatmeal. Will continue to make.
February 16, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I made this for two gettogethers...people either love this or they don't...I do =) And it's so easy to make! I hate oatmeal, this is a tasty way to make sure that I get some in my diet. Pros: Cons:
November 24, 2009
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By: EatingWell User
This is a really delicious recipe to get me out of my breakfast rut. And it's so easy to pull together the night before. Thank you!