Muesli recipe made with Ensure® makes for a tasty overnight breakfast

Overnight Muesli Recipe

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  • Get a head start on your day with this balanced breakfast that is ready for you when you wake up in the morning.

    Stephanie Jamain, RD, Dietitian at Abbott Nutrition

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    Served Cold

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    Respects a lacto-ovo-vegetarian diet

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    High Energy

    For people who need extra energy (≥ 500 calories per serving)

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    High Protein

    For people who need extra protein (≥ 12 grams of protein per serving)

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    For people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance

  • This recipe takes this much time to prepare Ready overnight
  • This recipe makes several servings or portions Makes 2 servings


  • 1 bottle (235 mL) Vanilla Ensure® Regular
  • 180 mL (¾ cup) large flaked oats
  • 60 mL (¼ cup) unsalted mixed nuts (e.g. almonds and walnuts)
  • 30 mL (2 Tbsp) dried cranberries
  • 30 mL (2 Tbsp) dried raisins
  • 15 mL (1 Tbsp) honey

How to make

  • Place oats, nuts, and dried fruits in a sealable container.
  • Pour Ensure® Regular over mixture and stir.
  • Cover and refrigerate overnight. The mixture will soak up the Ensure® Regular.
  • The next morning, drizzle with honey and serve cold.

Nutrition facts

Serving size: ½ recipe
  • Calories
  • 362
  • Fat
  • 13 g
  • Sodium
  • 130 mg
  • Carbohydrate
  • 55 g
  • Dietary fibre
  • 4 g
  • Protein
  • 10 g
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  • Tips

  • Substitute with your favourite nuts, dried fruits, or syrup.

    Prepare a larger amount of muesli ahead of time and portion into canning jars or reusable containers. Simply add Ensure® and refrigerate the night before.

    You can use a gluten-free substitute.

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* From a survey of 1,038 independent-living adults aged 50+ who added 1 serving of Ensure® Protein Max 30 g per day for at least 5 days over a 2-week period, compared to control group (p<0.0001).

Canadian formulation is similar to the one used in the survey. Applies to Chocolate and Vanilla flavours.

† Compared to one serving (235 mL) of Ensure® Regular.
‡ Per 330-mL serving.

§ Brand of oral nutritional supplements.

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