A Better Brunch: Alpine Muesli

By Caroline – June 29, 2011

You worked hard all week and a break is finally in sight. But don’t let a single sitting of pancakes derail your discipline. This weekend, make yourself a better brunch.



  • 1 ¼ cups uncooked, quick cooking oats
  • 2/3 cup 2% milk
  • 2/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 ½ cups grated apples
  • 2 cups mixed fresh fruit, such as peaches, pears, chopped
  • 1 cup fresh berries


In a large bowl, combine oats, milk, yogurt and vanilla. Allow mixture to sit for 5 minutes to soften. In a small bowl, combine orange juice, chopped nuts, and honey.  Add grated apple, chopped fruit, and berries. Fold into yogurt mixture.  Serve chilled.

Per serving (1 cup): 290 calories; 45 g carb; 8 g protein; 6 g fiber; 10 g fat

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