Breakfast Bar with Quinoa, Oats, Nuts, and Fruit

From the cookbook Mug Meals by Dina Cheney.

Breakfast Bar with Quinoa, Oats, Nuts, and Fruit
Servings: 1 Prep 10 mins Chill 30 mins

Ingredients

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons quick-cooking oats
  • 2 tablespoons cooked quinoa
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pistachios
  • 2 tablespoons sweetened dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Make It

1. Spray the inside of a 12-oz. mug with cooking spray. Stir together all of the ingredients in a small to medium bowl, then pour into the mug.

2. Cover and microwave until the oats are cooked, about 3 minutes.

3. Pour the hot mixture onto a piece of parchment or waxed paper, shaping into a rectangle or narrow traditional bar. Chill until cold and solid, 30 minutes or more.