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Recipe: Muesli three ways

Last updated 05:00 06/04/2014
Muesli
RACHEL MACDONALD

GOOD START: Gluten-free muesli can give you lasting energy.

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A great option to avoid all the breakfast cereal label checking is to make your own muesli.

GLUTEN-FREE MUESLI

2 cups quinoa flakes
1/2 cup amaranth
1/3 cup ground linseed
1/3 cup sunflower seeds
1 Tbsp almond oil
1/4 cup hazelnuts, chopped
1/3 cup dried apricots
1/2 cup sultanas
1/3 cup dried apple

Place quinoa flakes and amaranth in a bowl with linseed.
Toss sunflower seeds in oil and add to flakes with hazelnuts and dried fruits. Store in a sealed jar.

Serves: 6

Time to make: 10 minutes

CLASSIC MUESLI

1 cup rolled oats
1 cup wholegrain oats
½ cup mixed almonds and walnuts, chopped
¼ cup sesame seeds
¼ cup sunflower seeds

¼ cup raisins

¼ cup dried cranberries
¼ cup dried apricots, chopped

Mix all ingredients together and store in a sealed jar.

Serves: 6

Time to make: 10 minutes

FRUIT-FREE MUESLI

2½ cups quinoa flakes
1-1½ tsp ground cinnamon
¼ cup sunflower seeds
¼ cup hazelnuts, chopped
¼ cup pumpkin seeds
¼ cup shredded coconut
1/3 cup slivered almonds

Place quinoa flakes in a bowl with cinnamon, sunflower seeds, hazelnuts, pumpkin seeds and coconut.

Brown almonds under a preheated grill and add to mix. Combine then store in a sealed jar.

Serves: 6

Time to make: 15 minutes

What is your favourite home-made muesli recipe? Can you improve on these?

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