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Introducing Gluten Free Muesli {Giveaway}

We’re excited to introduce a new Bob’s Red Mill cereal, Gluten Free Muesli! We’ve been working for quite a while to get the right combination of ingredients for the perfect flavor and texture, and we’re thrilled that it’s finally ready to share with you.

 

Good Food is the Best Medicine

As we were developing our new Gluten Free Muesli, we did some research and learned a few interesting facts. For instance, did you know that muesli was invented by a doctor? It’s true! Muesli was created in the late 1800s by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Benner. In addition to being a doctor, he was also a nutritionist who advocated for eating a diet of natural, whole foods. Here’s a quote from him that we like a lot: “Nutrition is not the highest thing in life, but it is the soil on which the highest things either flourish or perish.”

Clearly Dr. Bircher-Benner was ahead of his time in understanding that good food is the best medicine, and it was this understanding that led him to create muesli, a healthy blend of grains, fruit and nuts specially developed to nourish recuperating patients. Over 100 years later, Bob’s Red Mill is carrying on this wholesome tradition, but we’re making it even better—not only is our new muesli as tasty and nutritious as the original created by Dr. Bircher-Benner, it’s also gluten free.

 

Gluten Free is Our Promise

We know that even a little bit of gluten can be a big problem for those of you who have gluten sensitivities, so we ensure the integrity of our Gluten Free Muesli every step of the way. We start with oats grown by expert farmers in fields that are dedicated to oats only—never used for growing wheat, barley or rye—which eliminates the risk of cross-contamination at the source. Then we combine these special oats with other delicious, gluten free ingredients including dried apples and cranberries, pumpkin seeds, almonds and coconut flakes. All the processing and packaging is done in Bob’s Red Mill’s dedicated gluten free facility. Finally, the product is tested in our state-of-the-art lab to verify it is truly gluten free. Please be aware that a small percentage of people cannot tolerate even the purest of oats. If you are unsure whether oats are suitable for your diet, please check first with your health advisor before eating them. Read more about oat sensitivity here.

 

Many Ways to Enjoy Muesli

One thing we love about muesli is how versatile it is. Here are a few great ways to enjoy our new Gluten Free Muesli.

  • Cook it on the stove top with water or milk to make a tasty hot porridge
  • Splash some cold milk on it for an instant cereal breakfast
  • Mix it with yogurt and soak in the refrigerator overnight for an easy-to-digest morning meal
  • Top with fresh fruit for an extra nutritional boost
  • Add it to baked goods in place of regular oats (here’s a great recipe for Gluten Free Muesli Bread)
  • Sprinkle on ice cream for a scrumptious dessert

 

 {Giveaway} – This contest is now closed.

 

We’re giving away three packages of our new Gluten Free Muesli! To enter the contest, leave a comment on this post telling us your favorite way to eat muesli. We’ll randomly select three winners from those of you who comment by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, September 27. Good luck!

 

To learn more about Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free Muesli, check out this video.

Comments

Amy K says:

I haven’t had muesli in years so am looking forward to another gf breakfast option! I usually eat frozen blueberries with yogurt and granola, so will try that with muesli. I’ve never heard of soaking muesli in yogurt overnight… will definitely try, sounds yummy. P.S. Toured Bob’s on my recent trip to Portland and am still enjoying all the goodies I brought home 🙂 Thank you!!!

Mary R says:

My favorite way to eat muesli is with cold ricemilk!

Tiffany says:

I’ve never tried it before, but it sounds great as a morning “oatmeal”.

Annette says:

Would love to try some!!

Sowon says:

Homemade fruit muesli bars with a cold cup of almond milk. best snack anytime of day!!!!

Denise says:

Love to try this-always looking for gluten free options for my 4 year old granddaughter:)

With sweetened almond milk in a bowl.

Barb P says:

My favorite way to eat muesli is to soak it overnight in orange juice, then add a dollop of fat free yogurt and eat it… YUM!

christopher sorel says:

with a banana and milk.

Angela K says:

I LOVE Muesli! I can never find it! This is Awesome!! GF will save me the trouble of presoaking it, too. I can’t wait!

Tom says:

with yogurt and fresh fruit

Bob Simkins says:

I sprinkle in top of Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats and add almond milk.

Jennifer Fields says:

My favorite way to eat muesli is with my husband. Oh, and I like it with vanilla soy milk too 🙂

janelle says:

I like to eat it just as a dry snack 🙂

Sarah S says:

I will have to give this a try! Looks yummy! (maybe i will win!?)

Gayl D says:

I’ve never had muesli, but I would sure like to try it! 🙂

Kat W says:

So excited about this muesli! I’d like it for breakfast with some soy milk and sliced bananas. Yum!

Kate K says:

Just back from visiting the UK…..had muesli for breakfast often. Eager to try yours, Bob!

Love gluten free muesli in plain as a snack instead of chips or crackers! 🙂 Go, Bob!

Tami says:

I’ve never tried Muesli so I really could not tell you how I like eating it but I would love to try it. :o)

Michele says:

I love love ur products! I have been a type 2 diabetic for over 20 yrs! I find it really hard to find products that dont raise my blood sugar! I eat it with soymilk and its sooo good! Ty again!

Allison Riscoe says:

I love muesli, and eat it in a myriad of different ways, but I think my absolute “go-to” is over yogurt and freshly chopped apple (and I actually am typically lunching on it in the new Moore Family Nutrition wing at Oregon State University)! Thank you for all that you do for our university programs, and also for creating and providing us with products that are truly wholesome and healthful!

Nicole Neeley says:

I have never tried muesli, so I would love to win this so I can try it!

Donna v says:

Hi, I am new to all your healthy glutin free, no sugar, low fat products. I’m learning as I go with new recipes. I had major esophgus and stomach surgery in aug. they have me on a strict gluetin, no sugar, low fat diet. I have tried your steel oats, rolling oats and plan on trying your other products. Money is tight but, my health is more important. It would be wonderful to win your giveaway and help me in my new healthy adventure.

Thank you for all you do

Donna v

Jennifer M. says:

My favorite way to eat muesli as a topping on my yogurt.

Sarah brewer says:

My kids has tried it as a cereal, but we just started tasting and expiermenting. Look forward to trying more recipes:-)

Nicole M says:

How awesome! My celiac daughter just said something yesterday morning about missing, and currently craving, a good ol’ bowl of Muesli for breakfast. Thanks to Bob’s Red Mill, I get to look like a hero tomorrow morning! 🙂

Alex says:

I love to soak it overnight in almond milk and yogurt!

Jenn L says:

I love eating muesli with yogurt!

Leah Beckett says:

Fantastic addition! Can’t wait to try it.

Belinda Wimberly says:

Love the products you have to offer! Customer service also helpful in peoviding info. Very forward thinking company caring about what Americans eat & helping us male good choices & informed choices! Thank you! Love your products. Keep up the good work.

Bonnie K says:

I remember having muesli when I was a teen. I don’t know why I didn’t continue eating them. I need to reacquaint myself with muesli again. I would pour a little almond milk over a bowl of muesli and let it sit for a few minutes before eating.

Leylakiona Lowery says:

I have Bob’s Red Mill Muesli every morning for my healthy breakfast. I love it. I have used it in many recipes also. I look forward to trying the new GLUTEN FREE MUESLI. Thank you for all your great products.

Drew says:

We’ve really been enjoying the gluten-free options offered by Bob’s Red Mill! This looks delicious. 🙂

Mary Beth Elderton says:

I like to have Muesli with yogurt or cottage cheese

Katie says:

Was just thinking how nice it would be to have a gluten-free muesli option. Yum! Yes please!

Belinda says:

I would love to try your muesli on some yogurt and as a cereal. I haven’t had muesli since I was diagnosed with wheat intolerance.

SandyN says:

I’ve never tried Muesli, but I’d love to!

Yelena says:

I would love to try it! Always looking for new options and Bob’s products are our favorite anyway!!

Kimbers says:

My favorite way to eat muesli is soaked overnight in kefir (cold) or with warm apple cider or almond milk in the fall/winter.

Jackie says:

I am so excited to try Gluten Free Muesli!!!

Laurie says:

I like to eat it cold with just a little almond mild to moisten it.

Audrey says:

Hi Bob,

I love your Muesli cooked hot with dried fruit!! Yum!!

Marilyn Chin says:

I love muesli. Bob’s Red Mill Natual Foods is one of the healthiest way to keep one’s mojo going strong. Thanks so much.

Jeremy Martin says:

LOVE BOB’S MUESLI!! Overseas military and Proud Oregonian, we have a lot of Bob’s products at the commissary, although never enough, and muesli is my favorite. I eat a serving every morning before PT mixed in non fat Greek yogurt.

MaryAnne Burke says:

I love muesli with ice cold milk, however, I’d love to try it hot now that the cold weather is coming. It’s been a long time since I’ve had it (due to gluten) can’t wait to try one that is TRULY GLUTEN-FREE!

rachael sanders says:

THIS IS THE BEST NEWS!!! Before finding out I have celiac disease, your meusli was my favorite cereal! And now I can enjoy it again! THANK YOU SO MUCH!

PS my favorite way to eat it is just with some unsweetened almond milk. 🙂

Vicky Bollenbacher says:

I like to have it just as a snack by itself.

Darlene P says:

We love to put our granola over bananas and yogurt! It will be truly healthy with your new Gluten-free museli!

I love Muesli with cold milk or with greek yogurt and fruit compote. It charges me to face the day with energy and strength.

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