Fresh Orange Muesli

Fresh Orange Meusli

Easy to prepare and containing many essential nutrients.  This recipe will give a slow release of energy thoughout the morning helping to maintain your concentration and focus.  You can easily vary the taste by using different fruits and nuts.

4 heaped tbsp porridge oats

5 fluid oz. oat, soy or other milk

3 tbsp natural yoghurt

1 grated apple - leave the skin on

Handful of pistachio nuts - roughly chopped

1 orange - zest of half orange, and then remove peel and all pith from the orange and cut into small segments

Soak the oats in the milk for a few hours or overnight.

Add the remaining ingredients and mix well, saving a few pistachio nuts and segments of orange to garnish before serving.

Oats are a good source of protein and complex carbohydrate.  They are rich in B vitamins needed for energy production.

Apples are high in soluble and insoluble fibre and many essential nutrients, including calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and Vitamin C.

Nuts are a rich source of protein and essential fats.

Yoghurt contains protein and is especially beneficial for digestive health and the immune system.

Oranges are an excellent source of Vitamin C, flavonoid antioxidants, lutein, calcium and potassium.  They are high in fibre and support liver detoxification.