Almond Oat Cranberry Muesli A make ahead, easy and healthy meal!

Almond Oat Cranberry Muesli is a make ahead, easy, healthy meal!

Typically, Almond Oat Cranberry Muesli would be eaten for breakfast but it also makes a cold, refreshing, healthy lunch. It is ready to eat when you are so easy any time. It is also very flexible. Make it with almonds, pecans, or walnuts, raisins, dried cranberries, dried blueberries, dried cherries (any dried fruit) or wheat bran, oat bran, wheat germ or oat germ. Any combination of what you like or what you have on hand works. Just follow the measurements of oats, nuts, dried fruit and germ or bran and mix it up. When you make the dry mix into a bowl of muesli, it is a good idea to shake or stir the dry mix to keep it all combined.

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To print the recipe for Almond Oat Cranberry Muesli, click HERE.

Dry Mix


3 cups rolled oats

½ cup chopped almonds (or walnuts or pecans)

¼ cup raisins (or craisins or any chopped, dried fruit)

¼ cup wheat bran, germ (or oat germ)

¼ tsp salt


In a large bowl, toss together dry ingredients. 

Store in quart size mason type jar.


To make one serving of Muesli:

½ cup dry muesli

½ cup plain yogurt

¼ cup milk (or soymilk or almond milk)

1-2 Tbsp Maple syrup, brown sugar or honey (or to taste)

Fresh fruit (blueberries, strawberries, peaches, bananas)


For each serving, spoon yogurt, milk and sweetener into a bowl.

Add dry muesli and mix well.


Cover and let sit in refrigerator overnight or even a few days is fine; at least an hour.

Top with fresh fruit and enjoy.

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