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Recipe: Muesli for Kids

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Recipe: Muesli for Kids

Are your kids in a breakfast rut, alternating toast and cereal every other day? Why not try this delicious and easy recipe from Amy for a nice bowl of Muesli!

My children get in breakfast eating ruts.

The whole winter they had the same two items:

Toast with butter (blaise)
Cinnamon brown sugar oatmeal (finn)

It got old.
For me.
SO. I started searching for simple and healthy breakfast ideas and thought about Muesli!
There are SO many recipes and ideas on the web but here is what we do:

basic recipe:
rolled oats (organic if you can)
liquid- (milk/juice/filtered water) anything here- we like whole milk.
Add Ins (think nuts/honey/dried fruit/fresh fruit/yogurt)

in a small bowl add some rolled oats (not quick kind)
top with liquid
let sit overnight in the fridge (bowls with lids are great)
top with yummy ingredients
This is so simple.

The great thing is the kids can prep it the night before and all you need to do is toss on the toppings and you are ready to eat.
It is the easiest ever!

AND my kids LOVE it.
AND my kitchen stays cool.
AND it's healthy.
AND it's kinda fun to create.
(and my kids want it for a snack even!)

here are some fun ideas for add in ingredients:

Dried fruit Chips
Fresh or frozen fruit
Dried dates
Dried figs
Karob or dark chocolate chips (go easy)
Flaxseeds or flax meal
Wheat germ
Oat bran

How about you?

Hmmm, maybe some dried cranberries. So many choices to mix it up and have a little fun. And now, for a great selection of eco friendly, wooden, organic and handmade goodies, head on over to
Little Alouette! Amy says: “Each product is made by hand and usually all the wood is surrounded by cups of tea, laughing children, and disco music so each product will come to you infused with love and bliss!” Thanks, Amy



Blogger germandolls said...

Maybe that will be a way to get my daughter to eat her oatmeal...We always struggle when I cook it. She hates oatmeal really! My son however thinks my warm oatmeal is the best - calls it liquid cookies...Different strokes for different folks.
Thanks for sharing your idea here!

November 16, 2010 at 11:18 AM  
Blogger Kerry said...

Why have I not made this before?! Thank you, thank you! We are in need of a breakfast mix-up. I love that the kids can do this themselves too.

November 16, 2010 at 11:25 AM  
Blogger themagiconions said...

Oh my... we are going to make this for SURE!!!!!! Thanks so much for the fantastic idea!
Blessings and magic,
Donni - Fairyfolk

November 16, 2010 at 12:19 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Well that's definitely a different way to have muesli. I might just try it. Thanks so much for sharing.

November 16, 2010 at 3:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sam is really into cooking with me right now and we have been practicing cookies a lot getting ready for all the holiday cookies i have lined up for us to make!
So fun to have company in the kitchen.

November 17, 2010 at 10:45 AM  
Blogger earthboysblog said...

We soak our oats overnight, then cook and blend in the blender with 2 bananas, a tbs nut butter, 2 ladles of homemake yogurt and our own delicious raw honey.

November 18, 2010 at 7:12 PM  
Anonymous Anny said...

I'm excited to try this. Thanks for the recipe!

November 18, 2010 at 9:11 PM  

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