Feeding the engine.

Take my word for it folks, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If you have aspirations of being a skinny dude and want to skip a meal, heed not the words of Claudia Schiffer, skip dinner. Breakfast is holy.

After moving to the USA last year, TTTE and Mrs TTE struggled to find a suitable breakfast food. A cursory glance at their nutritional information reveals that most American breakfast cereals are a bonanza of high fructose corn syrup. No thank you.

Thankfully, salvation comes in the form of Maximilian Oskar Bircher-Benner, whose teachings, together with locally available ingredients allow me to introduce TTTE (and Geoff)’s Muesli.


Rolled Oats

Dried sultanas

Dried cranberries or dried apricots

Chopped roasted almonds

Honey roasted or plain sunflower seeds

Linseed/flax seeds

Sesame seeds


(1) Buy a big jar.

(2) Mix all the things together.

(3) Add some plain yogurt and a chopped banana.

(4) go forth well-fed!

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