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Creamy 7-Grain with Goat Cheese, Yogurt, and Fig

Whole-grain wheat, rye, oats, triticale, barley, brown rice, oat bran, and flaxseed pack a punch of texture and 37g whole grains per serving. Add fresh figs if you have them on hand.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2014

  • Yield: Serves 1


  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 2 ounces goat cheese
  • 1 tablespoon fig preserves
  • 1 serving of prepared cereal (Bob's Red Mill 7 Grain Hot Cereal)
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind


Place yogurt and goat cheese in a bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed for 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Dollop 2 tablespoons yogurt mixture and fig preserves over prepared cereal. Top with grated orange rind.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 219
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 9.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.2g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sodium: 37mg

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Creamy 7-Grain with Goat Cheese, Yogurt, and Fig Recipe