Muesli For Weight Loss: 4 Recipes You Should Try

Muesli is a healthy nutritional cereal that can help you lose weight. Try these easy recipes at home to enjoy the taste and promote overall health.

Sushmita Sharma
Written by: Sushmita SharmaUpdated at: Jul 17, 2023 08:00 IST
Muesli For Weight Loss: 4 Recipes You Should Try

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Muesli, a fibre-rich cereal made from a combination of rolled oats, nuts, seeds, and dried fruits, is not only a nutritious breakfast option but also a versatile ingredient for weight loss. However, when eaten consistently, it can get boring. Fear not, as these recipes will help you enjoy the taste and achieve weight loss.

According to WebMD, muesli is a healthier alternative to a sugary breakfast. It aids in digestion and also promotes heart health.

Weight Loss Recipes You Should Try

Ishaan Arora, Body Building India certified Fitness Trainer, who currently provides online fitness-related tips shared some recipes with muesli for weight loss as follows:


Muesli and Yogurt Parfait 


  • 1/4 cup muesli
  • 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup mixed fruits (such as sliced bananas, diced apples, or berries)
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds or flaxseeds
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup

Step 1: In a glass or a jar, layer the muesli, Greek yoghurt, and mixed fruits.

Step 2: Sprinkle chia seeds or flaxseeds over each layer for an extra nutritional boost.

Step 3: Repeat the layers until the glass or jar is filled.

Step 4: Drizzle honey or maple syrup over the top layer.

Step 5: Refrigerate for 30 minutes so the flavours can meld.

Step 6: Enjoy this creamy and filling muesli and yoghurt parfait as a healthy breakfast or a dessert alternative.

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Muesli Bowl With Berries



  • 1/2 cup muesli
  • 1/2 cup low-fat Greek yoghurt
  • 1/2 cup mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon chopped almonds or walnuts

Step 1: Take a bowl and mix the muesli and Greek yoghurt until well combined.

Step 2: Top the mixture with mixed berries and drizzle with honey.

Step 3: Sprinkle the chopped almonds or walnuts over the bowl for added crunch and nutritional benefits.

Step 4: Enjoy this refreshing and fibre-rich muesli bowl for a satisfying breakfast or a mid-day snack.

Muesli and Chia Seeds

Try this recipe by Masterchef Sanjeev Kapoor:


  • Muesli 1 1/2 cups
  • Yoghurt 1 cup
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds (sabja) 
  • 1 cup apple juice 
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 -3 tbsps dried berries (cranberries, raspberries and strawberries) 
  • 4 tablespoons roasted walnuts chopped 
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds 
  • Sliced pistachio for garnishing

Step 1: Soak chia seeds in yoghurt overnight. 

Step 2: Take a bowl and soak oats in apple juice for 15 minutes.

Step 3: In a bowl, combine yoghurt, honey, and oats in apple juice with the chia seeds. Mix in the dried berries.

Step 4: Pour some of the yoghurt mixtures over some of the berries in four glasses. The remaining yoghurt mixture should be combined with the walnuts, almond slivers, and pistachios. Serve right away.

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Muesli Protein Pancakes 



  • 1/2 cup muesli
  • 1/2 cup oat flour (blend oats into a fine powder)
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional: Stevia or honey for sweetness

Step 1: In a blender, combine muesli, oat flour, cottage cheese, eggs, baking powder, and vanilla extract.

Step 2: Blend until smooth and well combined. If desired, sweeten the batter with stevia or honey.

Step 3: Heat a non-stick pan over medium heat and lightly grease it with cooking spray or oil.

Step 4: Pour 1/4 cup of the batter onto the pan to form each pancake.

Step 5: Cook until bubbles appear on the surface, then flip and cook the other side until golden brown.

Step 6: Serve the muesli protein pancakes with fresh fruits, a dollop of Greek yoghurt, or a drizzle of pure maple syrup.


This article is written for informational purposes and we advise you to consult your dietician for a diet plan based on your body type.