Overnight Muesli

September 1997

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Soaking oats and fruit in yogurt is how muesli is traditionally made. A great make-ahead breakfast if you're pressed for time in the morning but still want a healthy start to your day. Serve with sliced fruit and toasted nuts.

Overnight Muesli

Makes: 6 servings, 1/2 cup each

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  • 1 cup uncooked oats, (quick or old-fashioned)
  • 2 cups nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 8-ounce can crushed pineapple, (undrained)
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Stir oats, yogurt, pineapple, honey and vanilla until blended. Cover and refrigerate overnight.


Per serving: 140 calories; 1 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 2 mg cholesterol; 30 g carbohydrates; 5 g protein; 2 g fiber; 46 mg sodium; 100 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 2

Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1 fruit, 1/2 fat-free milk

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