Archive | May 10, 2011

A brief history of Muesli

Muesli Cereal Inventor

The word muesli is a Swiss-German variation of the German word “müs” meaning porridge and the diminutive suffix, “-li.”  The “invention” of muesli is credited to Swiss physician and nutritional pioneer, Maximilian Bircher-Benner.  The recipe consisted of oat flakes, raw apples, condensed milk, nuts and lemon juice and it led Dr. Bircher-Benner to overwhelming improvements […]