Homemade Muesli

This recipe is an excellent, nutritious breakfast or snack with a long ‘shelf life.’ Enjoyed with nut milk or mixed into regular or non-dairy yogurt, muesli makes for a very satisfying meal.

Serving size

½ cup

Makes

5 ½ cups of muesli

Ingredients

1 cup apples, dried, finely chopped

½ cup dried apricots, finely chopped

¼ cup chia seeds

⅓ cup coconut (unsweetened), shredded

¾ cup shelled pumpkin seeds

¾ cup dried cranberries

½ cup raisins

1 ¾ cups rolled oats

1 ½ tablespoons honey

Nutrition Info

Makes: 5 ½ cups of muesli  Serving size: ½ cup

Calories

211

Fat

7 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Cholesterol

0 g

Carbohydrates

36 g

Sugar

21 g

Fiber

5 g

Protein

5 g

Sodium

13 mg

Calcium

44 mg

Phosphorus

196 mg

Potassium

292 mg

Instructions

  1. Combine dried apples and apricots to a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add chia seeds, coconut, pumpkin seeds, cranberries, raisins, and oats.
  3. Mix until well combined.
  4. Add honey and start mixing until the mixture is just slightly lumpy (but not sticky).
  5. Enjoy as a snack on its own or add it to nut milk or regular or non-dairy yogurt.
Recipe contributed by FamilyCook Productions

To add more intense flavor to your muesli, heat all the ingredients except for raisins, cranberries and honey in a cast iron skillet and toast it for about 5 minutes (stirring occasionally). Cool and then combine with remaining ingredients.