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3 Ways of Pimping your Muesli

Basic muesli has its charms, but sometimes you need some extra crunch, protein or fruit to liven it up.

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3 Ways of Pimping your Muesli

Basic muesli has its charms, but sometimes you need some extra crunch, protein or fruit to liven it up.

Ingredients

  • 5 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 1 cup spelt (hulled wheat)
  • 1 cup almonds
  • 2/3 cup raisins
  • 4 tablespoons flaxseed

Steps

  1. Mix together all the ingredients and transfer to a resealable container.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups basic muesli
  • 1 1/2 cups oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup sunflower seeds
  • 2/3 cup coconut flakes
  • 10 dried dates, soaked in water
  • 1/2 cup tahini
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Steps

  1. Add dates and soaking water to a blender and blend until mashed. Add tahini, cinnamon and vanilla and continue to blend until a creamy paste is produced.
  2. In a mixing bowl, gently combine all dry ingredients. Add the date paste and massage in well.
  3. Spread mixture out on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  4. Bake at 260°F for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Let cool for a few minutes, then grind with your fingers on the baking tray. Transfer to a storage container.
  6. Serve 3/4 cup basic muesli with 3 tablespoons granola, yogurt and fresh fruit.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup basic muesli
  • 1/2 cup low-fat quark
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon cashews
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon hazelnuts
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

Steps

  1. Stir the quark, yogurt and vanilla in a bowl until creamy. Add the nuts, the hemp seeds and the basic muesli. Sweeten with maple syrup.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup basic muesli
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 frozen banana, sliced
  • 1 handful frozen berries

Steps

  1. Heat the milk slightly. Pour over the basic muesli along with the honey, and top it with the frozen fruit.