Quick tip: Make your own breakfast cereal mix
You can make your own healthy breakfast cereal mix using your favourite ingredients from each category below. You can also vary what goes into the cereal mix each time you prepare a new batch, making breakfast a tasty and enjoyable part of your day.
You will need:
500g of jumbo oats
1/2 cup of mixed nuts (coarsely crushed)
1/2 cup of dried fruits (avoid sweetened varieties and stick to products with little or no preservatives)
1/4 cup of mixed seeds
Optional: You may also wish to add 1-2 tablespoons of Cacao powder or coffee, or 1-2 tablespoons of dark chocolate chips.
Preparation: Place all the ingredients in an airtight container, mix well and store in a cool dry place.
One portion size is approximately 60g, depending on your recommended daily intake and nutritional goals.
Serve with one cup of skimmed milk or plain light yoghurt. If you require sweetening, you may wish to opt for one teaspoon of honey.