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Muesli recipe
April 2024,  EXTRA,  FEATURES,  HEALTH,  Nutrition

The Fell Foodie’s muesli recipe

Packed with fibre and complex carbohydrates, muesli is the perfect breakfast for fueling your morning swim. Recipe by the Fell Foodie, Harrison Ward

Packed with fibre and complex carbohydrates, muesli is a breakfast that will fuel you through any morning activity. Shop-bought muesli is often extremely high in added sugars which can cause energy levels to crash in the hours after consumption, but a home-made blend can keep you marching on. The original Swiss blend contains grated apple, but I keep my mix dry so that it’s easy to increase the portion size and carry it on a multi-day adventure.

How to make muesli

Serves 2
Allergens: gluten, nuts, milk*


100g bran sticks
100g oats
1 tablespoon sunflower seeds
2 tablespoons raisins
2 tablespoons walnuts
2 tablespoons dried apricots
150g Greek yoghurt or coconut milk yoghurt*
2 tablespoons cranberries


Add the bran sticks, oats, sunflower seeds and raisins to the bowl. Finely chop the walnuts and add ¾ to the bowl. Roughly chop the dried apricots and add them to the bowl. Mix together and serve in a bowl with a scoop of yoghurt – top with the cranberries and remaining chopped walnuts.

Harrison Ward’s new book, Cook Out is out now. This ultimate outdoor adventure cookbook contains over 80 of easy-to-prepare gourmet recipes that will keep you fuelled all day long. Purchase here.

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