Simple Muesli Breakfast

This delicious and healthy muesli breakfast is so simple, gluten free, dairy free, and plant-based. It’s a filling and nutritious breakfast or snack to enjoy any day of the week!

Simple & Healthy Breakfast Muesli for easy mornings

Simple & Healthy Muesli Breakfast

 

In preparation for our Maui trip this year I decided to do a few more recipe revamps on the blog of some of my favorite, and still popular recipes. These revamps are such a great way to take old content (sometimes with embarrassingly bad photography…at least I’ve come a long way?!) and give them new life. 

I’m sure if you are a regular reader you see that I do this on occasion and it’s always nice to see these old posts get some fresh love!

Today’s muesli breakfast is a favorite of mine and has been for years. I’m actually pretty sure I ate this for breakfast every morning for about 6-months straight back in 2015. Seriously! It’s just so tasty, fresh, simple, and perfectly filling for those who like to be satisfied but not stuffed at breakfast.

Simple & Healthy Breakfast Muesli - easy, quick, and healthy!

Is muesli good for breakfast?

 

That would be a resounding yes!

Muesli is filling, healthy and quick – which is what everyone can benefit from in the morning, right?? In less than 5-minutes this bowl can be easily whipped up, providing the body with complex and simple carbohydrates for energy, fibre for healthy digestion, proteins for blood stabilization and fats for that satisfying factor! 

This breakfast bowl is definitely well balanced nutritionally and is actually a breakfast that I’ve been making myself while here in Maui too as it’s a great way to start the day before heading off to the beach or out for a snorkel. It’ energizing, not too filling as to leave you feeling heavy, and it’s easily digested!

Simple & Healthy Breakfast Muesli / Gluten Free + Dairy Free

How do you eat muesli for breakfast?

 

One of the best things about muesli for breakfast is that you really can get creative and alter it to your liking.

With Fruit // Enjoy the muesli with berries or change it up to different fruit like peaches or diced apple.

With Yogurt or Milk // Along with the muesli you can have Greek yogurt, coconut yogurt, or almond yogurt, or regular or non-dairy milk.

With Tasty Toppings // Sprinkle with your favourite fun toppings like cocoa nibs, hemp seeds, and toasted coconut.

Try It Cooked // You can also enjoy muesli warm by mixing it with milk, regular or non-dairy, on the stovetop until thicker like an oatmeal consistency. 

The sky’s the limit with this one!

Easy and Simple & Healthy Breakfast Muesli

Ingredients for a Muesli Breakfast Bowl

 

To make this simple wake-me-up dish you only need the following ingredients:

  • Plain dairy-free Coconut yogurt (or plain 0% fat Greek yogurt if dairy-free isn’t needed)
  • Unsweetened gluten-free muesli (if you can, try to find one with a mix of nuts, dried fruits, and gluten-free rolled oats)
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Banana
  • Honey or pure maple syrup
  • Pistachios
  • Mint, to garnish (optional)

Simple & Healthy Breakfast Muesli - Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan

I’d actually love to host a friends brunch in the future and make breakfast muesli bowls the main dish with a table spread with all the different add-ins and toppings. Wouldn’t that be a fun way to gather with friends, enjoy a healthy meal, and get creative at the same time?

Museli Breakfast Brunch Party. It’s happening, you just wait! 

 

What’s your favorite quick and easy breakfast? Tell me about it in the comments below and be sure to pin the photo after the recipe to save this post for later and of course, share the love!

 
Simple & Healthy Breakfast Muesli for easy mornings

Simple Muesli Breakfast

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This simple and delicous muesli breakfast is made with gluten free muesli, yogurt, berries, banana, and nuts. It's perfect for busy mornings and so filling!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plain dairy-free Coconut yogurt (or plain 0% fat Greek yogurt if dairy-free isn't needed)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened gluten-free muesli (if you can, try to find one with a mix of nuts, dried fruits, and gluten-free rolled oats)
  • 1/2 cup fresh sliced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 banana, sliced
  • 1 tsp honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon crushed pistachios
  • mint garnish (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place yogurt in a bowl.
  2. Add in the muesli.
  3. Top with sliced banana and berries.
  4. Drizzle lightly with honey or pure maple syrup.
  5. Sprinkle with the pistachios and garnish with mint, if using.
  6. Add in any other toppings you'd like (cocao nibs, coconut, hemp seeds, chia seeds etc.)
  7. Devour!

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Have a lovely day,

Christal // NITK

Author: Christal Sczebel

Christal is the creator of Nutrition in the Kitch. She's a Certified Nutritional Consultant, twice published author, gluten and dairy free recipe developer, food photographer, speaker, wife, and mama. Christal loves good food, all things wellness, and loves to travel. Her wellness philosophy is centred around balance and sustainable health, life's way too short for boring diets and restriction!

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