Breakfast is a must; A must that scares me… I get breakfast anxiety, trust me I can eat stew at breakfast but the idea of starting my day healthy, fresh and fast and yes delicious is what gets my nerves acting crazy. There are days I spend quite some time preparing my French toast, such days are pure bliss and my gigantically growing thighs are least of my concern. But the truth is such days are not a regular feature and in the morning when I cannot get in most of my favorite dresses something healthy is what I need. Tasty, Healthy and fast; this muesli is a perfect way to start your day.



Muesli, a popular breakfast dish is a blend of raw rolled oats along with seeds, nuts, other grains, fresh or dried fruits mixed with milk, or yogurt etc. Honestly I didn’t grew up eating muesli in fact on rare occasion if it was served I hated the idea of it. But in college I developed a taste for it and rest is history.


The fun part of maxing your own muesli mix is you get to decide what you want in it and in what ratio. Here in this recipe I have added roasted coconut but as I say you are free to play around and make your own mix. No rocket science here!

So go ahead and mix a batch for yourself. Store it in refrigerator for lasting freshness, especially if you are adding coconut and nuts. This will become your go to meal/snack… I can assure you!


 Have a fun day!


Yield: About 4 servings


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup dried coconut flakes, roasted
  • ½ cup pistachio
  • ½ cup almonds
  • 1 cup dried peaches, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom


  1. Lightly roast coconut flakes on a heavy-bottom on medium heat. Keep stirring as soon as they start to get golden color, remove them from the take them out on a platter to stop cooking immediately or they can get burn. Let them cool completely
  2. Once the coconut is cool, in a large mixing bowl add all the ingredients and mix well till they are well combined. Store them in an airtight container. They will stay fresh for 4-5 days in room temperature, up to 2 weeks in refrigerator and up to 3-4 months in freezer.
  3. Enjoy them with milk/ yogurt.


Please feel free to add or change the ingredients as per choice.

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  • Raymund May 6, 2014, 7:51 pm

    I never had made my own muesli at home and always bought them, now you inspired me to make some

  • Rosa May 6, 2014, 7:52 pm

    Delicious and wholesome! A great way to start the day.



  • sue/the view from great island May 6, 2014, 9:17 pm

    I discovered muesli in college, too. I think it’s one of the most beautiful foods, and the homemade version is waaay better than the boxed stuff I ate in college. Next to leftover chili, muesli is my favorite breakfast ;)

  • dixya@food, pleasure, and health May 7, 2014, 3:08 pm

    i hardly have a proper sit down breakfast thats why easy, healthy breakfast options are always so nice to have.

  • Laura (Tutti Dolci) May 9, 2014, 10:48 pm

    Wonderful muesli, a scrumptious breakfast!

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