Friday, 22 January 2016

Homemade Muesli (Healthy Breaksfast)

Muesli is a breakfast and brunch dish based on raw rolled oats and other ingredients including grains, fresh or dried fruits, seeds and nuts, and may be mixed with cow's milk, soy milk, almond milk, yogurt or fruit juice. Muesli is available in a packaged dry form, ready made, or freshly made.

Muesli can also be freshly prepared using either dry rolled oats or whole grain oats that have been soaked in water or fruit juice. Other common ingredients are additional grated or chopped fresh fruit (e.g., bananas, apples, berries, grapes, mango, Plum), dried fruit, milk products (e.g., fresh milk, yogurt, cream, condensed milk, cottage cheese, or nondairy milk substitutes), lemon juice, ground nuts, seeds, spices (especially cinnamon), honey and muesli mix.

Packaged muesli is a loose mixture of mainly rolled oats or cornflakes together with various dried fruit pieces, nuts, and seeds. It commonly contains other rolled cereal grains such as wheat or rye flakes. There are many varieties, which may also contain honey, spices, or chocolate. This dry packaged muesli can store for many months and served quickly after mixing with milk, yogurt, coffee, hot chocolate, fruit juice, or water. If desired, pieces of fresh fruit may be added. Alternatively, the mix may be soaked overnight in milk and then served with fresh fruit or compote to taste.

This homemade muesli is one of my favorite healthy breakfast choices, it's packed with nutrients and fiber, is vegan, gluten free and low in sugar. Sugar is one of the biggest issues with bought muesli, or 'granola', it's mental how much they cram in there! This muesli is also cheap, simple to make and so yummy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Check out the step by step recipe below and stay healthy!!!!!!!!!!

Homemade Muesli Recipe:

Wet Ingredients:

1 tbsp Honey
2 tbsp Brown sugar3/4 cup Plum Fruit, Puréed)
1 tbsp Coconut oil

Dry Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups rolled oats
1 cup rough desiccated coconut
2 cups nuts / seeds ( I use sunflower, sesame, pumpkin seeds & almonds)
1 cup dried fruit - I use dates & Goji berries
1/2 cup flax meal
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon


1. Heat a saucepan on simmer and add Honey, Plum Pury and Brown sugar together.

2. Let it to be cooked for 3-4 minutes and meanwhile, In a separate bowl mix together dry ingredients. You can save half the seeds/nuts/dried fruit for after if you want to (so just half them in the bowl).

3. Mix wet mixture into dry. Put non-stick baking paper on a tray. Preheat oven to 180degrees Celsius. Spread mixture out in thin layer on tray. Bake for 30-40 mins, taking out and stirring once in between. Allow to cool and add other half of nuts/seeds if you decided to save some.

Enjoyyyyyyyy this healthy Breakfast with warm Milk, and some fruits!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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