|Rolled oats||1½ cups|
|Shredded, unpeeled apples||2 cups|
|Pitted prunes, whole or halved||1½ cups (approximately 9 ounces)|
|Lemon juice||2 tablespoons|
|Chopped almonds||1 cup|
|Plain yogurt or milk, to serve|
- Combine oats, water, shredded apples, prunes, honey, lemon juice, and cinnamon.
- Cover and refrigerate overnight.
- In the morning, spoon some of the muesli into a cereal bowl. Top with your choice of fresh fruits and nuts. Serve with a dollop of plain yogurt or milk, if desired.
- Muesli can be stored in covered container in refrigerator for several days.
Fruit: 4; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 2; Carbs: 1; Other: 0
Produce for Better Health/California Prune Board
|Serving Size||1/6 recipe|
|Calories from Fat||90|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
|Dietary Fiber||11 g|
|Vitamin A||10% DV|
|Vitamin C||90% DV|
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