Muesli (a.k.a. Swiss Oatmeal) is hearty and delicious, not to mention, customizable. With a host of variations, you'll never get bored with this healthy, homemade breakfast. Mix up the oatmeal the night before and enjoy a bowl of Bircher Muesli the next morning.
Dietary Restrictions Egg Free, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 2minutes
Resting Time 8hours
Total Time 8hours7minutes
FOR THE MUESLI:
1cupold fashioned rolled oatmeal
FOR EACH PORTION, SERVE WITH:
1/3 - 1/2cupyogurt, milk or half and half
FOR EACH SERVING, USE THESE SUGGESTED TOPPINGS:
~ 1/4cup dried fruitof your choice
~ 1/4cupfresh fruit of your choice
2tablespoonstoasted nutsof your choice
1-2tablespoonsseeds such as sunflower, pumpkin, flax, hemp, chia, etc.
2tablespoonssweetenersuch as honey, maple syrup, brown sugar, white sugar, jam or sugar substitute.
MAKE THE MUESLI:
Mix the oatmeal and salt in a medium bowl. Add the boiling water to the oatmeal and cover with a piece of plastic wrap. Let rest overnight at room temperature.
In the morning you can serve the muesli warm by heating in the microwave or at room temperature with any combination of toppings. We like to choose 1 or two from each category for variety.