Breakfast Muesli

Make this Breakfast Muesli with our Minute® Rice & Quinoa and you’ll have a delicious, fruit-packed, ready-to-go breakfast in no time!

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Cooking time PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time COOK TIME 10 mins
Servings SERVES 2-4
Ready in TOTAL TIME 15 mins (+ 1 hr cooling time)
Cooking time
PREP TIME 5 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 15 mins (+ 1 hr cooling time)


  • 1 bag Minute® Rice & Quinoa
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 small orange, zested and juiced
  • 1 red apple, chopped
  • 3/4 cup dried fruit
  • 3/4 cup chopped nuts, divided
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • seasonal fresh fruit (optional)


  • Plan your weekly meals with this muesli in mind and you’ll never stress over a last-minute breakfast again. Just imagine waking up, grabbing a jar of this muesli and listening to your favorite podcast on your way to work. Talk about a blissful morning!

    Step 1

    Prepare rice and quinoa according to package directions, using milk in place of water. Set aside.

    Step 2

    Stir together orange zest, orange juice and chopped apple in a medium bowl.

    Step 3

    Add dried fruit, 1/2 cup chopped nuts, yogurt, honey, vanilla, ground cinnamon and rice and quinoa. Stir to combine.

    Step 4

    Cover the bowl and place the muesli mixture into the refrigerator to cool for 1 hour or overnight.

    Step 5

    To serve, top with reserved nuts and fresh seasonal fruit, if using.

    Recipe Tips

    Change up the flavors in this recipe by making it with different types of dried fruits and nuts.

    For the dried fruit, try prunes, raisins, dried apricots, apples or cranberries. Experiment with chopped almonds, cashews, peanuts or pistachios for the nuts.

    For a different flavor, substitute the milk in the recipe with your favorite dairy-free milk, such as soy, oat, coconut or almond.

Breakfast for the Week, in a Minute

Try this Breakfast Muesli, and you’ll never go back to instant oatmeal! Mixed with Greek yogurt and fruit, our rice and quinoa becomes a filling, sweet breakfast that almost feels like a morning dessert!

This energizing dish is made with our Minute® Instant Rice & Quinoa, which contains four wholesome whole grains, including red, brown and wild rice, as well as nutty quinoa. Balancing out this hearty mix are fragrant vanilla, sweet honey and warm ground cinnamon.

Aside from these sweet and fragrant flavors, this muesli has tons more depth. Fresh orange adds a citrus zing while a touch of milk helps bind all of the ingredients together. Last but certainly not least, chopped nuts add a bit of crunch.

Looking for more filling, on-the-go breakfasts? Take a look at our recipe section for plenty of ideas! To begin, satisfy your sweet tooth with these Rice and Quinoa Fruit Muffins.

Minute® Rice has got everything you need for any meal of the day, starting with a hearty and satisfying breakfast all the way to a 15-Minute Chicken and Rice Dinner. Hungry for more? Try our Mexican Rice Recipe or our cajun-inspired Red Beans and Rice for dinner, tonight!

To learn more about our many Minute® Rice products, read our crash course to different rice varieties.

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