Nutrition

Healthy Start to the Day

Holly Plackett
Written by Holly Plackett

We’re going to be sharing our favourite healthy recipes. The first being my favourite breakfast that I start most days off with – Banana with Homemade Yoghurt and Muesli. Below is the recipe for making your delicious homemade, nutritious muesli.

Toasted Muesli

Toasted Muesli

Holly PlackettHolly Plackett
Delicious crunchy and nutty muesli that is so quick and simple to make. Perfect on top of yogurt or simply add your favourite milk.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine British
Servings 16 servings
Calories 60 kcal

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients
  

  • 200 g Rolled Oats
  • 45 g Dessicated/flaked coconut or sliced almonds
  • 45 g Pumpkin Seeds Replace with other seeds as required
  • 150 g Raw Nuts Roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Linseed
  • 85 g Butter Melted

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the Oven to 160 degrees C / 140 degrees fahrenheit / Gas Mark 3
  • Combine the dry ingredients into a large bowl and mix thoroughly
  • Add the melted butter to the dry ingredients and mix well
  • Spread the mixture evenly onto a baking tray
  • Bake for 30-35mins, or until golden brown. Check the mixture after 15mins for colour, and mix lightly. Adjust the heat if necessary.
  • Remove the muesli from the oven and leave the muesli to cool
  • Once cool, store in an airtight container and consume within 1 to 2 weeks. (Mine lasts longer and still tastes great)

Notes

Special Tip
Serve 2 tbsp of homemade muesli on top of homemade yogurt with seasonal/exotic or stewed fruit.
You can replace the Butter with Coconut oil.
Recipe adapted from Second Nature a healthy lifestyle programme endorsed by the NHS.
Keyword Crunchy, healthy, nutty

Banner Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash

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Holly Plackett

Holly Plackett

Editor of Focus On Health & Wellbeing

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