Warmed Muesli with Blueberry Compote

Happy Monday!! I’m back stateside and I thought we’d kick off this week with a little tribute to my European adventures the last few weeks. Warmed Muesli with Blueberry Compote – get ready… it’s about to be your new (and healthy) bff.

Warmed Muesli with Blueberry Compote with www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

I’m currently having major withdrawals from everything I got to experience in Sweden and Denmark. The cities, the people, the vibes and most importantly the food! We’ve been spending part of our summers in Europe since we were kids, as we have some family that still lives there. Typically the trips consisted of my sister, my parents, my Omi (that’s German for grandma – you guys have heard about her before!) and me! Between having my mom and Omi with us, we’d get schooled in their European ways so we’d be total locals by the end of our trips! This last trip to Sweden and Denmark was my first trip with just my sister and me. Every which way we turned reminded us of Omi and stories she’d tell us about her growing up in Europe as a kid – specifically when it came to breakfast! It was all about the Muesli.

Gaby Breakfast

And that’s exactly what our breakfasts looked like during our 2-week trip! Today we’re upping the ante on the Muesli tradition and turning it into something pretty epic! I’m so thrilled to be teaming up with Kellogg’s Origins the next few months to bring you a handful of new breakfast ideas and share some epic new products that are on the shelves. Kellogg’s Origins Muesli is up first!!

Warmed Muesli with Fruit Compote with www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

It’s loaded with all sorts of nutritious ingredients like rolled oats, wheat, rye, spelt, barley, raisins, dried apricots, dried cranberries, dried dates), cashews, almonds, and pumpkin seeds. It’s exactly what you want when you need a filling but nutritious breakfast to keep you going all day (hello 30k steps worth of sightseeing – my fitbit did overtime!) While some people serve Muesli over yogurt or soak it overnight, I’m partial to cooking it in apple juice to really let it shine. Once it’s cooked, I mix in a few tablespoons of my favorite yogurt and then spoon some homemade fruit compote on top! These days the blueberries at my farmers markets have been insanely sweet, so I’d recommend that for the summer months! Or raspberries, strawberries or cherries! An apple compote works in the fall + winter! Needless to say, you’re 100% covered yearlong with this Warmed Muesli with Blueberry Compote for breakfast!

Kellogg’s Origins Muesli

Warmed Muesli with Blueberry Compote

Yield: Serves 1-2

Warmed Muesli with Blueberry Compote

Ingredients

    For the Warmed Muesli
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 ¼ cup Kellogg’s Origins Muesli (either flavor)
  • 2 tablespoons plain or vanilla yogurt
  • For the Blueberry Compote
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • fresh lemon juice to taste

Instructions

  1. Place the apple juice in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the Kellogg’s Origins Muesli and stir to combine. Let the two ingredients cook together for 1-2 minutes and then turn the heat off. Let rest for 5 minutes until all the liquid has been absorbed. Add in the 2 tablespoons of yogurt, stir until slightly creamy and transfer to 2 serving bowls.
  2. Meanwhile, make the compote:
  3. Boil water and sugar in a small saucepan, uncovered, until boiling. Add in blueberries and simmer, stirring occasionally, until blueberries begin to burst, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice to taste. Let cool slightly before serving.
  4. Serve a few tablespoons of the compote over the warmed muesli and enjoy.
  5. Save any extra compote for a later date. Can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.
https://whatsgabycooking.com/warmed-muesli-blueberry-compote/

Photo by Matt Armendariz / Food Styling by Adam Pearson / Recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking

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11 Comments

  1. This would be the perfect breakfast this morning! I love how loaded the muesli is!

  2. Oh man. This puts my cup of coffee and toast this morning to absolute shame. *cries* Looks delicious!

  3. As I sit and stare at my cup of coffee this morning, what I really want is this incredible breakfast! Perfect for a crazy- busy week! I will be adding this muesli to my shopping list!

  4. Suddenly the oatmeal I’m eating at my desk isn’t so amazing anymore! This looks incredible, Gaby! I can’t wait to try this muesli.

  5. I LOVE Muesli! Used to eat it as a kid and don’t know why I didn’t continue into the adult years. This is going to remedy that in a jiffy. Looks so delicious – and good for you!!!!

  6. It’s so hard to find a delicious muesli — but these look incredible. Loved following your snapchat adventures while you were in Europe! 🙂

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