Pumpkin seed and almond muesli

bowl of muesli with milk and a spoon in it
A new year and an old favourite. It's cereal with a tough name to spell! I had to look it up, like twice. Generally I have cooked oats for breakfast but it's nice to spice things up a little (large flake, quick cook, steel cut, I have them all but it's all still porridge). 

Store-bought muesli is crazy expensive and usually has added sugar. Once I made this batch, I knew I'd be making more soon. It's still inspiring me to get out of bed every morning since I made it. It's that good! This version has a hint of sweetness but if you like a sweeter cereal, just add more raisins. The ingredients were easy to find between the health food store and Costco for the hemp hearts. 
all muesli ingredients in a bowl mixed with a wooden spoon

Prep time: 10 mins
Yield: 4 cups


2 cups large flake oats
1/2 cup oat bran
1/4 cup raw sesame seeds
1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds
1/4 cup chopped raw almonds
1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
1/4 cup hemp hearts
1/2 cup organic raisins
2 scoops unflavoured protein powder (I like natural factors)
1/2 cup rice crisps (I used nature's path)
a couple shakes of cinnamon powder to taste


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mix.

And that's it. I have mine with almond milk. Nice with yogurt & sliced banana. mason jar full of muesli being held by a hand
Happy breakfast eating! Does anyone have any variations they'd like to share?  I'm always looking for ways to spruce up breakfast.

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