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How to Prepare Swiss Muesli

I found some time to spend in the kitchen last month to try out different recipes for homemade cereal. As I'm currently considered an Auslandschweizerin (Swiss abroad) I'm missing out on the wide selection of breakfast cereals offered in Swiss supermarkets, especially variants without sugar and reasonable prices. And honestly, what is breakfast without a muesli?
What is Müesli?Müesli was invented by Swiss physician Bircher  around 1900. Thus, in Switzerland we call cereal mixed with fruit and cream or yoghurt a Bircher-müesli. It was and is considered a healthy dish,  perfect for starting your day (or at least mine) and is still very popular in Switzerland. Some of us even like to eat it for lunch or dinner.

There are many different varieties and flavors available in stores but you'll only get your absolute favorite only if you make a batch of your own cereal. I use a basic recipe for muesli and the add whatever I'm in the mood for.
Basic Cereal Recipe for a Swiss Müesl…