21 Make-Ahead Muesli Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right
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21 Make-Ahead Muesli Recipes to Start Your Day Off Right

A cross between oatmeal and granola, muesli is happily picking up speed stateside. Loaded with anything from whole grains to nuts and seeds to fruit and so much more, it’s a wholesome way to energize your day. These 21 recipes will have you stirring up your own house blend in no time at all! If you haven’t already, prepare yourself to fall in love with this make-ahead Swiss favorite.

1. Superfood Muesli (Gluten-Free): Use your favorite grains — rolled oats, flaked quinoa and flaked amaranth are all great choices — in this super(food) blend that’s boosted with chia and hemp seeds. (via Faring Well)

2. Rhubarb, Vanilla and Ginger-Spiced Bircher Muesli: Tangy rhubarb compote makes every bowlful taste like more of a treat, rather than the healthy, fiber-packed breakfast that it is. (via Jennifer Medhurst)

3. Raspberry, Yogurt and Muesli Breakfast Pops: These pops may be the ultimate way to enjoy a classic muesli combo of fruit, yogurt and grains on the go. Definitely a fantastic make-ahead breakfast to wake up to during sweltering summer months. (via Lush Loves)

4. Super Delicious Overnight Bircher Muesli: Stir oats together with grated apple, a duo of fruit juice and some yogurt the night before, and you’ll awake to this beauty. Just add your favorite fruit, nuts, more yogurt and a drizzle of honey, then dig in. (via What Should I Eat for Breakfast Today)

5. Apple Almond Muesli Bars: Kids and adults alike will enjoy these wholesome, protein-packed bars as an afternoon snack, with or without the chocolate drizzle. (via Nyoutritious)

6. Super Chia Muesli Breakfast Bowl: How beautiful does THAT look?! This is screaming “make me on Monday!” to us. (via Brit + Co)

7. Super Seed Muesli With Hemp Milk (Paleo): This quick porridge is a great way to enjoy nutrient-packed seeds — six of them, to be exact. Enjoy it raw or cooked with a handful of berries sprinkled on top. (via Nutrition Stripped)

8. Banana Muesli Muffins With Muesli Streusel Topping: The crumbly muesli streusel makes these healthy muffins seem like your favorite coffee cake sans all of the fat. (via A Cookie Named Desire)

9. School Morning Muesli: With this muesli at your disposal, hectic mornings don’t have to mean skipped meals. (via Food52)

10. Black Chia, Oat and Almond Bircher Muesli: Five ingredients is all it takes to throw together this delicious, almond-forward bowl. (via Iron Chef Shellie)

11. Raw Cacao Muesli Balls: There’s no baking required to whip up a batch of these chewy, chocolatey balls. (via A Fresh Legacy)

12. Yogurt Cheesecake With Plums and Muesli Crust: With its (mostly) Greek yogurt filling, go ahead and sneak a slice of this delicious, guilt-free cheesecake in the morning. (via Taste Your Life)

13. Apple Pie Muesli: An assortment of spices along with a couple scoops of chopped pecans take the flavor of this muesli to the next level, all without the use of refined sugar. (via The Spiced Life)

14. Nut-Free, Grain-Free, Gluten-Free Muesli: A duo of fresh and dried fruits give this awesome, grain-free muesli both crunch and sweetness. (via Hello Natural)

15. Peanut Butter Booster Bars: These soft, chewy bars are a terrific way to get through the afternoon slump, or re-energize post-workout. (via Taste Without Waste)

16. Sweet Muesli Pancakes: We love how these flapjacks fuse all the sweetness of our fave short stacks with the healthfulness of muesli. Plus, the combo of soft and crunchy textures that results is a delightful experience for the senses. (via Treat Yourself Sweeter)

17. Spelt and Muesli Scones: Enjoy these scones with toppings — either savory or sweet — or even unadorned; they’re truly delicious any way. (via Green Kitchen Stories)

18. Homemade Muesli: This sweet, tart muesli is free of refined sugar, making it a great choice for diabetics. (via Wellness With Taryn)

19. Muesli With Rye Flakes and Christmas Spices: You don’t need to wait for the holidays to roll around to make this delicious blend of grains spiced with cinnamon, ginger, cardamom and cloves. (via Karla’s Nordic Kitchen)

20. Muesli Slice: This egg-free, sugar-free slice is a great way to kick cake cravings to the curb, while giving your body a bit of a nutritional boost at the same time. (via Good Baby Kitchen)

21. Healthy Muesli: Stir together a big batch of this dried-fruit-studded mix on the weekend for a week’s worth of balanced breakfasts that come together in a jiffy. (via A Cook’s Memoir)

Are you a fan of muesli? Have you come up with your own house blend, or a clever way to use it (e.g. in baked goods)? Let’s chat in the comments!