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Muesli with cranberries and flaxseed

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 3 Hours, 30 Minutes
Total Time 3 Hours, 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Milk; Yogurt; Oats
Category Dairy; Rice & Grains
Meal Breakfast; Brunch; Snack
Type Main Dish
Cuisine German
Diet Low Cholesterol; Heart Healthy; High Protein; High Fiber; Vegetarian


  • 2 cups regular oats 

  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries 

  • 1/3 cup wheat germ 

  • 1/3 cup ground flaxseed 

  • 1/4 cup maple syrup 

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 

  • 3 cups 1% low-fat milk 

  • 3 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted

  • 3 tablespoons pecans, chopped, toasted

  • 3 tablespoons pumpkin seed kernels, toasted

  • 3 cups plain fat-free yogurt 

  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup 



  • In a large bowl, mix the oats, cranberries, wheat germ, flaxseed, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla extract. Pour the milk over the mixture and stir. Cover in the refrigerator for 3 hours or overnight to chill.

  • In a small bowl, mix the nuts and pumpkin seed kernels. Spoon equal portions of the oat mixture (approximately 3/4 cup) into 6 bowls. Cover the mixture with 1/2 cup of yogurt and top with 1 1/2 tablespoons of nut mixture. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of maple syrup over the mixture before serving.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 421 cal

  • Fat: 12g

  • Saturated fat: 2g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g

  • Polyunsaturated fat: 4g

  • Cholesterol: 7mg

  • Sodium: 162mg

  • Carbohydrate: 62g

  • Fiber: 7g

  • Protein: 20g