The American Academy of Pediatrics reminds parents in their newly released recommendations for raising a healthy family to be a good role model and to create a healthy food environment.

Fruit Muesli Cereal


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 1½ cups fat-free milk (can use soy or almond milk)
  • 1 apple
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 ounce hazelnuts, chopped
  • ½ ounce pumpkin seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame or ground flaxseed
  • ½ cup chopped strawberries
  • 4 tablespoons plain or vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 4 teaspoons honey


  1. Place oats and raisins in large bowl. Add milk and stir to combine. Cover and place in refrigerator. Leave to soak overnight.
  2. In the morning before breakfast, grate the apple. Toss with the lemon juice to prevent browning. 
  3. Stir the hazelnuts and seeds into the oat mixture. Stir in grated apple and berries.
  4. Divide between 4 bowls. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon yogurt and 1 teaspoon of honey.

Makes 4 servings.