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
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
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.