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Slow-cooked apple muesli with roasted nuts

30 October, 2017
Slow-cooked apple muesli

The perfect slow-cooked muesli

If you’re looking for a recipe that can be enjoyed hot, cold, as a breakfast, dessert or as a snack, then look no further! Our slow-cooked apple muesli is a healthy mix that tastes just as good as something naughty, and the mixture of sweet, soft apple, smoky, crunchy nuts and smooth muesli makes this a textural delight.

This recipe is suited to a 5-litre slow cooker, so feel free to chop and change the ingredients to suit your individual tastes!

Serves: One person for a week or six people at one sitting.

Ingredients:

  • 5 x green apples
  • 4 cups of your favourite muesli (can be substituted for oats or bran)
  • Macadamia milk (or other milk of your choice)
  • 300 grams of mixed nuts
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tsp olive oil/coconut oil

 
Method:

  • Pre-heat your oven to 150C
  • Core your apples and cut into generously-sized wedges (we’ve left the skin as it keeps all those sweet nutrients and has an amazing texture after it’s finished cooking)
  • Place nuts on foil lined braking tray
  • Brush olive oil/coconut oil around the base and halfway up the side of your slow cooker
  • Spread apple wedges evenly in the slow cooker
  • Pour muesli over the apples
  • When nuts are ready (when their aroma is starting to drive you crazy) take them out and spread them into the slow cooker
  • Pour in the milk in till it’s just covering the ingredients in the slow cooker
  • Sprinkle in cinnamon and brown sugar
  • Mix ingredients thoroughly
  • Pat the mixture down with a spatula until it’s level
  • Leave on low for 4-6 hours
  • Serve straight from the cooker or pack away in the fridge

Apples and cinnamon

Breakfast suggestions:

Served hot with a generous dollop of Greek yoghurt and drizzled with honey, this is a filling and healthy breakfast that will give you energy to face the day.

Dessert suggestions:

Served hot with a small spoon of ice cream or cream, and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar or topped with dried fruits can provide a healthier alternative to most desserts.

Snack suggestions:

Served cold, straight from the fridge to your bowl! 


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