Overnight Honey-Almond Multigrain Cereal

Overnight Honey-Almond Multigrain Cereal Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
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.


1 serving (serving size: 1 bowl)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional 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


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


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.

Maureen Callahan,

Cooking Light

January 2010
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