Muesli is a versatile cereal that can be eaten many ways.  You can simply pour milk (cow, almond, soy, etc) like traditional breakfast cereal and eat it cold.  It is also great mixed in yogurt, which makes a perfect whole grain, high protein snack on-the-go (great for quick breakfasts or at your office for lunch or snack).  Anyway you prepare it is great with a variety of toppings like honey, spices, fruit and more. For something more advanced, here are some of our favorite recipes-

 

Overnight Muesli

Overnight Muesli

A simple overnight recipe by Jillian at Food, Folks, and Fun

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 cup muesli
  • 2/3 cups plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup milk (you can use cow, soy, almond, etc.)
  • 2-3 Tablespoons honey (depending on your taste)

Directions

  1. Place all the ingredients in a medium bowl and mix until combined.
  2. Distribute the mixture among 4 ramekins or bowls. Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight.
  3. In the morning top with an additional sprinkle of chia seeds (optional) and enjoy!

 

Bircher Muesli – The Original Swiss Recipe

Bircher Muesli

The original Swiss recipe with grated apple and juice by Jen at The Hippie Triathlete

Ingredients

Serves 6-8

  • 2 cups muesli
  • 1 cup apple or orange juice
  • ½ cup low-fat plain yogurt (not Greek)
  • ½ an apple, grated

Directions

  1. Mix the muesli with the juice and the yogurt. Let sit overnight in the fridge or on the counter if you don’t want it really cold.
  2. In the morning, stir in more yogurt to achieve the desired consistency and add grated apple.
  3. Top with your favorite toppings (honey, maple syrup, fresh fruit) and enjoy!

 

Hot Muesli

Hot Muesli Cereal

Stovetop

In a small saucepan, mix 1/2 cup muesli with 1/2 cup water or milk.  Cook over medium heat stirring frequently until boiling.  Remove from heat and let cool 3-5min.  Top with fresh fruit.

Microwave


In a medium bowl, mix 1/2 cup muesli with 1/2 cup water or milk.  Microwave on high for 2min, stopping sever 30sec to stir, to prevent boiling over.

 

Muesli Parfait

Muesli Parfait

A very simple recipe by Mollie at Sprinkles of Life

Ingredients

Serves 1

  • 3-4 medium strawberries
  • handful of blueberries
  • handful of raspberries
  • 1/2 cup Muesli Fusion
  • 3/4 cup vanilla Greek yogurt

Directions

  1. Layer fruit, yogurt, and Muesli Fusion is a mason jar, cup, daiquiri glass or any other type of container.

 

Jamie Oliver’s Perfect Winter Muesli

Want to make your own delicious muesli from scratch?  Here’s a hearty overnight muesli recipe by Jamie Oliver.

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