How to make muesli

If you opt for a varied, balanced diet, and above all as healthy and healthy as possible, there is no doubt that the muesli It can become an excellent natural option both breakfast and snack, being a very complete food. It consists of a mixture of cereals (especially oats and rye), fruits (such as apples and grapes), nuts (such as raisins, hazelnuts and walnuts) and wheat germ.

At the time of consumption, there are also different options: it can be taken with milk, yogurt or juice. For this it is convenient to mix it well, so that the muesli is integrated with the food.

Among its most important qualities and benefits we must emphasize that it is a food that helps regulate our intestinal transit, strengthens and sharpens the mind, provides energy and is also a good physical stimulant of the body, precisely because of its energetic power. From a nutritional point of view, it is rich in carbohydrates, lipids such as polyunsaturated fats, fiber, proteins, B vitamins and minerals.

Ingredients to make muesli

  • 1 tablespoon of oat flakes
  • 3 tablespoons of water
  • 1 handful of nuts to taste: raisins, hazelnuts and walnuts
  • Half an apple
  • 4 tablespoons of plain yogurt (can be soy milk yogurt)
  • Optional: panela, cane honey or whole cane sugar as sweeteners. You can also add natural jams.

Steps to make muesli

  1. The night before eating the muesli (if for example you go to breakfast), let soak the spoonful of oatmeal flakes in a bowl or bowl with three tablespoons of water.
  2. The next day, drain the oat flakes.
  3. Peel an apple and cut it in half.
  4. Put the rolled oats in a cup or bowl where you are going to eat it, grate the apple and add the 4 tablespoons of yogurt.
  5. Now incorporate the nuts that you like the most.
  6. If desired, sweeten with panela, cane honey or whole cane sugar.

The final result is the following. Delicious, do not you think? A natural and very nutritious dessert, ideal to start the morning with energy:

Why is it better to make muesli at home?

Very simple, because you know that it is a hundred percent natural product, that you have drawn up. However, you can also buy processed muesli in supermarkets, herbalists and health food stores. Of course, you should pay attention to its ingredients and choose only the natural muesli, not sugar.

It is advisable to avoid the more commercial version of muesli, which is usually crunchy and very rich in sugar. This option is not healthy, nor advisable from a nutritional point of view.

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