Breakfast Muesli For The Holidays

With the busy holiday season closing in, make this ahead of time and then proceed to make a scrumptious breakfast for one and all.

  • 2 cups large rolled oats (not instant)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans or pistachios, toasted
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup coconut, sweetened

In a large bowl, toast the oats, stirring occasionally for 4-5 minutes until golden. Transfer to a large bowl.

Toast the pumpkin seeds for about 5 minutes until they puff up, then add the nuts and toast for a further 3-4 minutes, being careful not to burn.

Add these to the oats and stir. Add the coconut and cranberries, mixing well.


To serve: Put a 1/2 cup of yogurt (fruit flavoured or plain, your choice) in the bottom of a pretty glass. Add a scoop of muesli to cover. To this you could add some orange segments if you wish. (or blueberries, raspberries or strawberries (quartered and sweetened)

Cover with another generous serving of yogurt and top with more muesli. Drizzle some honey over the top and serve.

The muesli will make about 4 cups.


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