More Muesli?

Continuing yesterday’s post I’m adding some more muesli recipes from ‘Eating Your Way to Health’ by Ruth Bircher, translated and edited by Claire Loewenfeld.

3D Apple Muesli with Yoghourt

(For slimming diets and for those who cannot tolerate milk, Tarter in flavour, stimulates digestion.)

Ingredients: Per person:

1 level tablespoon rolled oats (or 1 dessertsp. medium oatmeal)

soaked for 12 hours in 3 tablespoons water.

3 tablespoons yoghourt

1 teasp. Lemon juice

1 tablespoon honey or 11/2 tablespoon brown sugar

1 large apple (or 2-3 small ones)

1 tablespoon grated hazelnuts or almonds


  1. Mix the yoghourt to a smooth consistency with lemon juice.
  2. Add to the oats, stirring well, and mix in the honey or sugar.
  3. Prepare and add the apple as in Basic Recipe No.1.
  4. Sprinkle nuts over the finished dish and serve immediately.


5 D. Muesli Made From Soft or Stone Fruit                                                                      (Especially rich in vitamin C)                                                                                               Ingredients: As for Basic Recipe No. 1 D, substituting for the apple:

5-7 oz. strawberries, or raspberries, loganberries, red and black currants, blackberries, bilberries                                                                                                                                            OR                                                                                                                                                       5-7 oz. cherries, peaches, apricots, plums or greengages


For Soft Fruit

  1. Select, wash and hull soft fruit.
  2. Crush with fork or wooden spoon.

Continue as Basic Recipe 1 D

For Stone fruit:

  1. Select, wash and stone.
  2. Chop up or reduce to pulp in electric liquidizer.

Continue as Basic Recipe 1 D.


7 D. Muesli Made From Dried Fruit:

 If no fresh fruit is available Muesli can be prepared from dried fruit, i.e. apple rings, prunes, dried pears or apricots (not dried figs, dates or raisins).

Ingredients: Per person:

As for Basic Recipe No. 1 D, omitting apple.

31/2 oz. dried fruit, washed and soaked for 12 hours.


  1. Put the soaked fruit in electric liquidizer.
  2. Add this puree to the Basic mixture- see recipe 1 D.

NOTE: Care must be taken that the dried fruit is of good quality, without preservative or bleaching agents, otherwise troublesome gastric and intestinal disturbances may result.

1 ounce = 28 gms.

I hope you get a chance to try one or more of these recipes, or a combination of these ideas!


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