breakfast

meusli

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Looking to clean up your breakfast act?  This is a good place to start.  Easy to throw together in minutes the night before: low in fat, high in fiber, protein with no processed sugar.  It's totally delicious and will keep you going through whatever mother nature or you boss throws at you.

apple/clementine/hazelnut meusli

serves 2-3

2 apples, skin on, grated

juice of 2 clementines (or juice of a small orange)

1 1/2 c thick rolled oats (not instant)

1 cup 2% Greek-style yogurt

1/2 t Ceylon cinnamon

1 t vanilla

1/4 c toasted hazelnuts, chopped

1/4 c toasted almonds, roughly sliced

1/8 c chia seeds

maple syrup (optional)

Mix together the oats, apples, clementine juice, yogurt, vanilla and cinnamon in a bowl.

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Cover and refrigerate overnight.

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When you are ready to serve, mix in some chia seeds and top with the toasted nuts and a little maple syrup.