Tuesday, September 14, 2010

[baby gifts]:: homemade muesli

I am try
ing to take a few days off a week to spend purely with family while we get acquainted to our newest addition to the family, Indigo. I have been showered with guest posts from lovely and inspiring bloggers in order to keep this space fresh, creative and insightful. I feel truly blessed to be given such a special present from these talented writers. If you have time, please take a moment to wander through their spaces and say hello.

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Homemade Muesli
with love from Kristi from Giggles Down Under



2/3 c. sesame seeds
1/2 c. shelled sunflower seeds
1/2 c. raw cashews (chopped into pieces)
1/2 c. slivered almonds
7 cups of rolled oats
1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
mix the above in large bowl and set aside

1/4 cup butter
1/3 c. honey
1/3 c. sesame oil
1 tsp. vanilla
heat butter, oil, and honey until butter is melted, remove from heat and add vanilla, pour over raw ingredients in bowl, stir till well mixed & coated. spread on cookie sheet bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool and add in 1 cup of currents.




This is actually a family recipe. It is delicious with milk or yogurt for breakfast, and makes an amazing snack for little ones.

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Thank you so much Kristi for this crunchy and delicious recipe. It's just the power house breakfast every growing child and breastfeeding mama needs!!

xo

6 comments:

Jo's Place said...

Yum, I have a recipe that is similar, just doesn't have the butter or sesame oil, instead it's 1/4 cup of olive oil. Trouble is, it's hard to stop at one bowl.

Catherine Lowe said...

oww sounds delish! will defo give that one a go! THANK YOU. cute pics!!

Catherine Lowe said...

PS thanks for the olive oil tip Jo - think i like that over butter, although mmmm butter. hehe

Jaclyn said...

yum, will have to give Kristi's recipe a go, this sounds great! thanks for sharing your birth story, too, such an inspiring post.

Catherine said...

This recipe sounds delicious. I like the idea of it being a snack as well, great idea.xo

Kristi said...

thanks for having me.

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