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Oats, Walnuts and Fruit

with Cottage Cheese and Maple

Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
Oats, Walnuts and Fruit

Oats, Walnuts and Fruit - Rich flavor provides a strong start to the day

15 min.
1 hr 15 min.
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for 4 servings
½ Lemon
5 ounces rolled Oats
2 ounces dried cranberries
½ cup Apple juice
2 ounces Walnuts
3 tablespoons Maple syrup
11 ounces Cottage cheese
5 ounces Yogurt (low-fat)
ground Cinnamon
2 Pears
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Kitchen utensils

1 Small skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 Plate, 1 Fork, 1 Small bowl

Preparation steps

Step 1/5
Oats, Walnuts and Fruit preparation step 1

Squeeze juice from lemon. Mix together the oats, dried cranberries, apple juice and 2 tablespoons lemon juice in a bowl and let soak for about 1 hour.

Step 2/5
Oats, Walnuts and Fruit preparation step 2

Chop walnuts coarsely and lightly toast in a dry skillet over medium heat. Place nuts on a plate to cool.

Step 3/5
Oats, Walnuts and Fruit preparation step 3

In a bowl, combine the maple syrup, cream cheese, and yogurt. Stir to combine. Add cinnamon to taste.

Step 4/5
Oats, Walnuts and Fruit preparation step 4

Rinse and dry pears. Remove core and cut pear into thin sticks.

Step 5/5
Oats, Walnuts and Fruit preparation step 5

Mix all ingredients together and serve in bowls. You can also top with berries, bananas or tropical fruits, depending on the season, and garnish with mint.