Muesli 101

October 2015

Eat, Recipes

What is muesli?

An uncooked blend of raw oats, grains, nuts, seeds and dried fruits — free of oil and sweetener and usually enjoyed soaked in milk, yogurt or fruit juice.

How do you eat it?

Think outside the bowl! Beyond cold cereal, muesli makes the perfect versatile ingredient for muffins, energy bites, bread, crisps, cookies + more. A mix of ancient grains, nuts, seeds and juicy fruits—our muesli adds texture, flavor and nutrients to any breakfast or snack!

Here’s Our Top Ten Favorite Ways to Eat Muesli:

  1. With Milk (Like a Bowl of Cereal)
  2. With Fruit Juice (Apple Juice, Orange Juice)
  3. Stirred Into Yogurt
  4. Soaked Overnight in Milk (recipe below)
  5. Prepared Hot Like Oatmeal
  6. Baked into Cookies, Pancakes or Muffins (recipe below)
  7. Energy Bars or Bites (recipe below)
  8. On Top of a Smoothie
  9. Bircher Muesli
  10. Muesli Bread

What’s special about Purely Elizabeth muesli?

Our muesli is made with ancient grains and seeds for an innovative twist on an old classic.

  • No Added Sugar
  • No Added Oil
  • 3g Fiber
  • 5g Protein
  • Certified Gluten-Free
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Certified Vegan
  • Organic


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Banana Blackberry Muesli Muffins

Banana Blackberry Muesli Muffins

Banana Blackberry Muesli Muffins

vegetarian, gluten-free

1/2 cup coconut sugar

1 cup Apple Currant Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Muesli

3/4 cup almond flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp salt

2 eggs

2 bananas

1/4 cup almond butter

1 tsp vanilla

1 pint blackberries


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl add dry ingredients. Set aside. In a food processor, add eggs, banana, almond butter and vanilla. Process till smooth. Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and combine. Fold in blackberries. Pour into greased muffin cups. Bake for 20 minutes.

Peanut Butter Muesli Balls

Peanut Butter Muesli Balls

vegan, gluten-free

3/4 cup peanut butter

3 tbsp maple syrup

2 tbsp coconut sugar

1 tbsp coconut oil

2 cups Purely Elizabeth Mango Almond Ancient Grain Muesli


In a small sauté pan, combine peanut butter, maple syrup, coconut sugar and coconut oil over low to medium heat. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes, until mixture begins to bubble. In a large bowl, add muesli, pour in peanut butter sauce and stir to combine and evenly coat. With your hands, roll into balls and place in a container. Freeze and enjoy!

Raspberry Pistachio Muesli

Overnight Raspberry Pistachio Muesli

vegetarian, gluten-free

Raspberry Cashew Milk:

1/4 cup raspberries

1/4 cup cashew milk


1/2 cup Purely Elizabeth Ancient Grain Muesli

1/4 cup yogurt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tbsp maple syrup

1/2 apple, cored and shredded with a box grater

2 tbsp lightly crushed pistachios, plus a little more for garnish

1/4 cup raspberries


In a high-speed blender, blend raspberries and cashew milk to make milk. In a bowl combine, raspberry cashew milk, muesli,  yogurt, maple syrup and apples. Store in the refrigerator overnight.  Serve in the morning with pistachios and raspberries.