Granola and muesli are healthy breakfast cereals that you can enjoy even more with creative recipes all day long. How many times have you added granola to your cereal and found yourself wondering why it’s so good? How much do you know about muesli in general? In this guide, you’ll learn all the best recipes on how to eat muesli and granola, including ways to make it tastier so you can enjoy them than ever before.
1. Muesli/ Granola Breakfast Bowl
Enjoy your breakfast more with delicious muesli, granola breakfast bowl. Made with organic ingredients and topped with crunchy fruits, seeds, nuts, cinnamon, and yogurt, it contains healthy dietary fiber and protein to keep you full until lunch. While you can enjoy muesli as is or even snack on it by itself, pairing it with other foods is another great way to get more nutritional value out of your food.
The breakfast bowl can be one of your favorite ways to eat muesli with this recipe;
- Add fresh blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, almonds, and walnuts for extra nutrients
- Mix in some raisins for sweetness
- Drizzle on some honey for a hint of natural sweetness
- Sprinkle on some sea salt for added flavor
- Top with Greek vanilla yogurt or use almond milk yogurt
Just make sure you buy plain muesli without any added flavors—otherwise, it will taste too sweet. You will get many variations that you won’t be bored with—try switching up some of these toppings to find which ones are your favorites. Yum!
2. Banana Nut Butter Parfait
Take two scoops of your favorite granola, and place them in a bowl with 1/2 cup of fresh berries. Scoop out two tablespoons of your banana nut butter and layer it over the top. Stir to combine. Top with a drizzle of honey and some sliced bananas (1/2 banana is one serving) or cut-up strawberries. Put your parfait in an airtight container for up to 5 days. Mix it up by using other kinds of nut butter! Try cashew, sunflower seed butter, or hazelnut.
You can even stir a teaspoon of cocoa powder into your nut butter for a rich chocolate flavor. Instead of Greek yogurt, try crumbled graham crackers—just as delicious! You could also add blueberries, chopped almonds, or a flaxseed meal to mix things up too. However, eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to settle for boring breakfasts. Spice things up with these banana nut butter parfait tasty recipes that will make getting out of bed worth it.
3. Muesli/Granola Pie Crust
The muesli/ granola pie crust recipe is vegan and gluten-free. It’s a great way to enjoy muesli and granola, whether it’s from your pantry or a favorite bakery.
- Mix 2 cups of muesli
- 1 cup of brown sugar
- 3/4 cup of butter
- Two teaspoons of salt
- One teaspoon vanilla extract.
Now form the mixture into a ball. Chill for one hour. Roll out dough to fit a 9-inch pan and preheat the oven at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Bake 10 minutes and let cool. The recipe makes enough pastry for four pies. You can also add fruit like cherries. Serve warm with whipped cream, if you so desire.
4. Granola/Muesli Pancakes
The best way to enjoy granola or muesli is in a pancake, waffle, or muffin recipe. The following recipes will allow you to fully enjoy your breakfast while maintaining healthy levels of sugar, fat, and carbs in your diet.
- 2 Tbsp butter (for greasing pans)
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 Tbsp honey
- 2 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt * 1/4 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
- Melt butter in a large frying pan
- Pour out excess butter into a small bowl.
- Add syrup, corn syrup, and sugar to melted butter in a pan.
- Bring mixture to a boil, constantly stirring with a wooden spoon until sugar dissolves.
- Remove from heat and let cool for about 10 minutes or until bubbling stops completely and syrup thickens slightly.
- Whisk eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla extract together in a small bowl; set aside.
In a separate bowl, combine muesli and flour until well blended. Gently stir egg mixture into cooled syrup; then fold in muesli/flour combination. Mix just until combined–do not over mix! Lightly grease griddle or frying pan with melted butter, then scoop one tablespoon of batter per pancake onto a hot surface. Cook pancakes one at a time until golden brown and puffed (about 2 minutes). Repeat process with remaining batter to make eight total pancakes.
You can eat the pancakes right away or store them in a sealed container in your refrigerator for up to three days. Serve these pancakes when warm, so reheat them in your microwave or toaster oven before eating if you had stored them in a fridge. Enjoy!
Granola is a mixture of oats, nuts, spices, and often dried fruit. Serve it as a breakfast cereal or a milk snack. This sweet-tasting food comes in different flavors, but many people may also prefer muesli. It combines grains, nuts, and fruits that usually have chocolate mixed in. The best recipes to enjoy muesli are straightforward to make, mainly if you use granola mixes instead of making it from scratch. All these recipes will leave your taste buds begging for more. They are also ideal for packing in your lunch bag, especially when you need an afternoon pick-me-up. So what’s your favorite flavor? You can contact The Rooted Company to have any of these recipes and more.