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Toasted Coconut Muesli

Detox Cred: Fibrous oats help stabilize blood-sugar levels. Enjoy them with calcium-rich almond milk: It has fewer calories than cow's milk and is packed with cholesterol-lowering flavonoids.

  • servings: 1
Photography: Bryan Gardner

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons toasted unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 2 tablespoons gluten-free rolled oats
  • 1/2 apple, sliced
  • 1/4 cup thawed frozen berries
  • 1/4 cup almond milk

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a bowl, combine coconut, oats, apple, berries, and almond milk.

Source
Whole Living, January/February January/February 2012

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Reviews (8)

  • 31 Jan, 2014

    I didn't care for this. At all!
    But well, I'm not a big fan of apples so I guess that was no good start.
    However, there were lots of recipes in the program that contained ingredients that (I thought) I was not a big fan of. And the recipes turned out great and won me over to those dreaded ingredients.
    So I thought maybe the same magic would happen here... Well, it didn't. I actually can't imagine that I would enjoy this with other fruits either.

  • 4 Jun, 2012

    This is simply delicious! I've eaten it several times as an afternoon snack as well! The almond milk is the perfect compliment to the oats and fruit! love it!

  • 2 Jun, 2012

    Any suggestions if you don't like coconut???

  • 12 Mar, 2012

    Meh... First recipe that I won't enthusiastically remake.
    Well, maybe the problem is that I didn't find coconut flakes so had to use grated coconut and I ended up some not really appetizing mash.
    But even so, I don't find this breakfast to have anything all that interesting.

  • 20 Feb, 2012

    I had this today for the first time. Used fresh blueberries and raspberries. IT WAS DELICIOUS! I have tried to make muesli in the past , but I never liked it homemade until now. The coconut adds the sweetness. I just went through a cleanse and I am eating healthy now and this is a great alternative to hot oatmeal. Fabulous!

  • 7 Feb, 2012

    Love this breakfast! It's definitely one of my favorite recipes from the one-month cleanse. I have celiac disease and avoid dairy, and am always looking for new breakfast ideas. It's been years since I've had one, but the flavors in this breakfast remind me a lot of a fruit and yogurt parfait. I'm looking forward to trying this with fresh berries too. Though I didn't mind all the juice from the thawed frozen berry mix. Also, use larger coconut flakes - toast at 375 for about five minutes.

  • 3 Feb, 2012

    Yummy! Great blend of textures. I agree with the previous reviewer that fresh berries when in season will make this breakfast even better.

  • 16 Jan, 2012

    You can't go wrong with the flavors in this breakfast treat. I will say it got a little mushy towards the end, but using bigger coconut flakes might help with that. I'll also use fresh berries instead of frozen when they're in season. But overall...yum!