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Coconut-Banana Grape-Nuts with Lime

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr

 

Yield Serves 1
These crunchy wheat-and-barley nuggets are packed with 49g whole grains per serving.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Grape-Nuts cereal
  • 1/3 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • 1/3 cup sliced banana
  • 1 tablespoon toasted unsweetened flaked coconut
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped macadamia nuts
  • Dash of cinnamon
  • 1 lime (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 351
  • fat 8.3 g
  • satfat 3.9 g
  • protein 11.9 g
  • carbohydrate 61.2 g
  • fiber 9.4 g
  • sodium 328 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine cereal with milk. Microwave at HIGH for 1 minute (less for more crunch). Top with banana, coconut, macadamia nuts, a dash of cinnamon, and a squeeze of lime, if desired.

Cook's Notes

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