Homemade muesli, healthy and easy recipe for the perfect breakfast

This mixture of cereals, fruits and seeds is a product originally from Switzerland very common at breakfast. Making homemade muesli is very simple and has many advantages over other commercial cereal mixes: our muesli is healthy, since we will prepare it without sugar, it does not need an oven or any other cooking process, and it also has the great advantage that we can Put the ingredients that we like the most or that we have in the pantry, with the guarantee that we know their origin.

This mixture of cereals and nuts It is made simply by mixing its ingredients and, unlike the granola, it does not contain liquids to sweeten or amalgamate, and it is not toasted either. Once the mixture is prepared, it is stored in a jar and it would be ready for use.

For taste the muesli at breakfast, in its usual and traditional format, we can prepare it by letting it rest in a liquid overnight in the fridge, be it milk or yogurt. With this preparation we can also enrich other preparations such as breads or cookies, which we love.

Next, we will tell you how to prepare homemade muesli, although this recipe is customizable to taste and other cereals or other nuts can be used at the choice of each one. The result will be equally delicious.

ready to use muesliMonica Prego

recipe information

    • Preparation time: 10 minutes
    • total time: 10 minutes
    • rations: 10,500g
    • Category: breakfast
    • type of cuisine: Swiss
    • Calories per serving (kcal):185

Homemade muesli ingredients

    • 50 g raw hazelnuts or almonds
    • 50 g raw cashews
    • 5 nuts
    • 5 dried apricots
    • 150 g oat flakes
    • 50 g of corn flakes
    • 50 g of wheat bran
    • 50 g dried blueberries
    • 20g sesame seeds
    • 20 g pumpkin seeds
    • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 pinch of salt
Ingredients for making homemade muesliMonica Prego

How to make homemade muesli

Once we have weighed all the ingredients that we will use to make the homemade muesli, we chop the nuts; We cut 50 g of raw hazelnuts, 50 g of raw cashew nuts and peel and chop 5 walnuts. Once we have chopped the nuts into more or less uniform pieces and not too small, we reserve them. We also chop 5 dried apricots and reserve them.

Preparing the ingredients to make homemade muesliMonica Prego

In a large bowl, which later allows us to mix all the ingredients well, add 150 g of oat flakes, 50 g of corn flakes and 50 g of wheat bran.

We put the cereals to make homemade muesliMonica Prego

Next, we add the dehydrated fruits: 50 g of blueberries and the dried apricots that we had previously chopped.

Mixing cereals and nuts to make muesliMonica Prego

We incorporate into the mixture the nuts already chopped and reserved.

Incorporating nuts into homemade muesliMonica Prego

Add 20 g of sesame seeds and 20 g of peeled pumpkin seeds.

Adding the seeds to homemade muesliMonica Prego

Finally, and when we already have all the ingredients in the bowl, we add 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder and 1 pinch of salt, which will help to enhance the flavors a lot. We can add any other spice that we like, but in this case we want something basic and simple.

Adding the cinnamon to the muesli bowlMonica Prego

Once we have all the ingredients in the bowl, we mix them well

mixing the ingredients of homemade muesliMonica Prego

And we would have our homemade muesli ready to store and use in the preparations that we like the most, such as breakfasts, snacks, to enrich yogurts or to use in cookies or breads.

bowl of homemade muesliMonica Prego

Easy preparation summary

    1. We weigh the ingredients, chop the dried fruits and dried apricots, and reserve them
    1. In a large bowl we put the oat and corn flakes, and the bran
    1. Add the blueberries and the chopped dried apricots
    1. Add the chopped nuts
    1. Add the sesame seeds and the pipes
    1. Finally, add the salt and cinnamon
    1. Mix everything well with a spoon.
    1. We store the homemade muesli in an airtight container to preserve