Breakfast

April 2, 2020

Easy Plant-Based Muesli

Easy Plant-Based Muesli is the perfect breakfast food. It's sweet and crunchy and super quick to prepare. Perfect for when you don't feel like cooking!

Easy Plant-Based Muesli

A couple weeks ago my friends and I bought a box of muesli from the store. It quickly became my breakfast staple when I realized how incredible it was.

I've made muesli before. You can even find one of my recipes for Ginger Pear Muesli on this blog. But what I loved about the muesli that I bought is that it was so simple. It was almost like eating plain raw oats, which I love, but just jazzed up a bit.

My Ginger Pear Muesli recipe is delicious, but you have to use the food processor. And sometimes you're just not in the mood to get out the food processor. Which is why I'm a huge fan of this Easy Plant-Based Muesli.

Now before I get too far let me just clarify what muesli is and how you eat it.

Easy Plant-Based Muesli

What is muesli?

Muesli is a breakfast cereal made with raw oats. You mix raw oatmeal with a bunch of delicious add-ins. You can then mix it with milk, use it in overnight oats, eat it on top of a smoothie, or however you’d like.

Muesli always has raw oats, but the other ingredients are up to you. It can be dried fruit, nuts, seeds, etc.

How do you eat muesli?

Like I said, you can pretty much eat it however you’d like. I love making overnight oats with muesli or just eating it raw.

I've been loving oat milk lately and have been able to tolerate store-bought milk so I'm enjoying my muesli covered in oat milk!

The fact that you eat it raw is what makes muesli so amazing. It's incredibly easy to make ahead of time and throw it in a bowl for breakfast in exactly three seconds.

Easy Plant-Based Muesli

Ingredients

The other great thing about Easy Plant-Based Muesli is that you don't have to have specific ingredients. I'm going to list what I included in my muesli, but if you have different ingredients or want a slightly different flavor, add in your favorite foods!

  • Rolled Oats: This is about the only food that's required for muesli - oats are the base of the dish.
  • Baru Nuts: These nuts aren't super popular but they have a nice sweet flavor that makes the muesli extra sweet. You can find baru nuts here. If you'd like to use another nut, almonds or hazelnuts would work well!
  • Raisins: I love the sweetness raisins provide. If you don't like raisins, you could use other dried fruits.
  • Pumpkin Seeds: I love the color of pumpkin seeds! They make this dish pretty. You could sub chia seeds or another type of nut/seed that you enjoy.
  • Coconut Flakes: coconut is another subtly sweet food that gives the muesli another texture. Again, if you don't want to add coconut, you don't have to - pick another fun ingredient!

How to Make Easy Plant-Based Muesli

This is the "easy" part! Just measure out your ingredients (or don't even measure) and toss them together in a bowl. That's it!

Enjoy!

Easy Plant-Based Muesli

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Easy Plant-Based Muesli

Easy Plant-Based Muesli is the perfect breakfast food. It's sweet and crunchy and super quick to prepare. Perfect for when you don't feel like cooking!

Author:

Elizabeth

Serves:

2

Prep:

5

min

cook:

0

min

total:

5

min

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Rolled Oats
  • 1/4 Cup Baru Nuts (or other nut of choice)
  • 1/4 Cup Raisins (or other dried fruit of choice)
  • 1/4 Cup Pumpkin Seeds (or other seed of choice)
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut Flakes (or other ingredient of choice)
  • Non-Dairy Milk, to serve

Instructions

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl. Serve with milk. Enjoy!


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September 23, 2021
Tracy Henry
Hi Elizabeth, LOVE you recipes. Please keep them coming. :)I was wondering, can you share what is the vegan chocolate bar you used in this recipe?
August 28, 2021
Henry (Hank) Mader
thank you for the oil free recipe. I'm getting introduced to wild Bolete mushrooms here in Colorado, and everyone sautes Bolete's in butter or olive oil. I'm on a veggie, oil free regimen for heart health reasons. and your recipe suggestion may fill the bill. I can't wait to give it a try.
August 13, 2021
Lindsey Kuhn
This is so fun! Loving your creamy photography :)
August 13, 2021
Lindsey Kuhn
This looks incredible! So yummy and pretty photography