5 Ways to make a Homemade & Natural Breakfast Muesli


Here are 5 different variations and ideas on how to make a homemade Muesli without any sugar or additives.

Ready in: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 serving

1. Banana & Chocolate Muesli

5 fl. – 6.8 oz (150-200 ml) milk
3 tablespoons (30 g) oatmeal flakes
2 chocolate cubes (13 g) dark chocolate
1 tablespoon (15 g) almonds
1 teaspoon (3 g) grated coconut
1/2 (30 g) banana

1. Heat a small skillet over a medium heat. Add the almonds and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Roughly chop the almonds and let them cool. Roughly slice the chocolate cubes.

2. In a medium sized bowl, stir together the oatmeal flakes, chocolate, almonds and grated coconut. Slice the banana (Just before serving, so it won’t turn brown and soak in the milk too much.)

3. Pour over with the milk and mix well.

Per serving:

Energy: 425 kcal / 1781 kJ
Fat: 22,8 g
Carbohydrates: 37,2 g
of which sugars: 19,4 g
Protein: 14,3 g
Fibre: 7,3 g

2. Coconut & Cranberry Muesli

5 fl. – 6.8 oz (150-200 ml) milk
1 tablespoon (10 g) grated almonds
3 tablespoons (30 g) oatmeal flakes
1 tablespoon (20 g) cranberries
1 tablespoon (5 g) coconut flakes
1 teaspoon (5 g) chia seeds

1. Heat a small skillet over a medium heat. Add the grated almonds and cook until lightly browned and fragrant, about 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Transfer them onto a plate and let them cool completely.

2. In a medium sized bowl, stir together the oatmeal flakes, grated almonds cranberries, coconut flakes and chia seeds. Pour over with the milk and toss lightly to blend.

Per serving:

Energy: 406 kcal / 1701 kJ
Fat: 18 g
Carbohydrates: 44,5 g
of which sugars: 25,8 g
Protein: 12,6 g
Fibre: 6,4 g

3. Brazil Nuts, Chia & Raisins Muesli

5 fl. – 6.8 oz (150-200 ml) milk
3 tablespoons (30 g) oatmeal flakes
3 (20 g) dates
4 (10 g) brazil nuts
1 teaspoon (5 g) chia seeds
1 tablespoon (10 g) raisins

1. Heat a small skillet over a medium heat. Add the brazil nuts and cook until lightly browned and fragrant, about 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Finely chop the nuts. Transfer them onto a plate and let them cool completely.

2. Roughly chop the dates. Rinse the raisins under warm water, then thoroughly pat them dry with kitchen paper.

3. In a medium sized bowl, stir together the oatmeal flakes, brazil nuts, dates, raisins and chia seeds. Pour over with the milk and toss lightly to blend.

Per serving:

Energy: 389 kcal / 1628 kJ
Fat: 15,9 g
Carbohydrates: 44,6 g
of which sugars: 27,4 g
Protein: 12,7 g
Fibre: 6,2 g

4. Raspberry & Banana Muesli

5 fl. – 6.8 oz (150-200 ml) milk
2 tablespoons (18 g) oatmeal bran
3-4 tablespoons (10 g) amaranth (puffed)
1 teaspoon (5 g) chia seeds
3 tablespoons (25 g) frozen raspberries
1/2 (30 g) banana

1. In a medium sized bowl, stir together the oatmeal bran, amaranth, chia seeds and frozen raspberries. Roughly slice the banana (Just before serving, so it won’t turn brown and soak in the milk too much.)

2. Pour over with the milk and mix well.

Per serving:

Energy: 266 kcal / 1112 kJ
Fat: 9,5 g
Carbohydrates: 29,9 g
of which sugars: 14,5 g
Protein: 11,3 g
Fibre: 4,9 g

5. Apricot, Coconut & Apple Muesli

5 fl. – 6.8 oz (150-200 ml) milk
2 tablespoons (18 g) oatmeal flakes
2 tablespoons (15 g) oatmeal bran
3 (20 g) dried apricots
1 tablespoon (5 g) coconut flakes
1/2 (50 g) apple

1. Cut the dried apricots into small cubes.

2. In a medium sized bowl, stir together the oatmeal flakes, oatmeal bran, dried apricots and frozen raspberries. Wash, peel and core the apple. Cut the apples into cubes. (Just before serving, so they won’t turn brown and soak in the milk too much.)

3. Pour over with the milk and mix well.

Per serving:

Energy: 329 kcal / 1378 kJ
Fat: 11,4 g
Carbohydrates: 43,3 g
of which sugars: 24,5 g
Protein: 11,1 g
Fibre: 6,8 g


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