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Overnight Honey-Almond Multigrain Cereal

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
Yield 1 serving (serving size: 1 bowl)
Steel-cut oats and barley soak up water overnight so they're ready to go in the morning. Use a big bowl because the grains will expand.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup steel-cut oats (such as McCann's)
  • 2 tablespoons uncooked pearl barley
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Nutrition Information

  • calories 388
  • fat 7.1 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 3 g
  • polyfat 2 g
  • protein 11.2 g
  • carbohydrate 75 g
  • fiber 10 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 3.7 mg
  • sodium 300 mg
  • calcium 56 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine oats, barley, and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave-safe 4-cup bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight.

  2. Uncover bowl, and stir in salt. Microwave, uncovered, at HIGH for 6 minutes or until most of liquid is absorbed, stirring well after 3 minutes. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and nutmeg. Top with almonds and honey.