Breakfast is the most important meal of the day according to Nutritionists and Dieticians. The reason is this, breakfast breaks the overnight fast ( when we sleep) and according to my dietician, replenishes our supply of glucose while providing essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Thus providing energy so we can get through our day.
I don’t know about you, but sometimes I scramble trying to find different ways to make oatmeal, hot cereal etc. I like to get that fiber in
Enter Muesli (or birdseed as I like to fondly call it). Lets be birdies, just for one day.
Ah, a refreshing (healthy) change.
I looked at some recipes and decided to make my very own (okay, I did not have many of the ingredients on hand so I improvised).
Low and Behold, Marsha’s Muesli was born. Oh sweet child o’ mine.
Let that be a testament that you can really play around with your muesli.
Play with it.
Use what you have.
It tasted so good. I gave my husband a spoonful and he liked it so much, he had to have more.
Experiment. Try it. Your body will thank you for it.
(Makes 6 servings)
2 cups Quinoa flakes
2 cups rolled oatmeal
1 cup brown rice crispies
1 cup all bran original
1/4 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened)
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Blueberries, bananas (any dried/fresh fruit combination), chia seeds (or sunflower seeds/nuts), honey, greek yogurt, and milk (of your choice).
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
On a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper add quinoa, oats, cinnamon. Mix.
Bake for 5-7 minutes or till golden (stay golden pony boy.)
When cereal is nice and golden, take out of oven and cool 5 minutes.
Add brown rice crispies, All bran and coconut flakes.
Top with: Dried blueberries, bananas (any fruit combination), chia seeds (or any seeds/nuts of your choice), honey, greek yogurt, milk.
*6 servings. 1 cup per serving.