Rating: 4 stars
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This mixture of barley and oats with nuts and raisins will keep you going all morning. Walnuts provide omega-3 fatty acids, but pecans also work nicely in this high-fiber cereal. Serve with yogurt or milk, and top with fresh fruit.

David Bonom
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2005

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

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Yield:
24 servings (serving size: 1/3 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 325°.

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients, stirring with a whisk.

  • Combine oats, barley, walnuts, wheat germ, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a large bowl. Add syrup mixture; stir well to coat. Spread oat mixture evenly onto a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 325° for 30 minutes or until browned, stirring every 10 minutes. Stir in dried fruit. Cool completely.

  • Note: Store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

185 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 0.6g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 2.8g; protein 4.5g; carbohydrates 31.3g; fiber 4g; iron 1.6mg; sodium 4mg; calcium 24mg.
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