It is quite easy to prepare healthy muesli bars with your own hands, this is a great alternative to store-bought bars, which do not always consist of healthy products. It is very convenient to take such a dish with you on the road as a quick snack - thanks to its composition, the bar will quickly give a feeling of satiety. When preparing muesli bars at home, it is easy to control their composition - you can add any nuts, raisins and other dried fruits, dried berries, seeds. The basis is most often taken oatmeal, flattened or steamed.
The first option will make coarser, but also more useful bars. To make the mass thick and not break up into components when cut, you will need to add honey. The first product, vaguely reminiscent of muesli, appeared in 1863. It was pressed bran in the form of tiles, they were called granola. And in 1900, a doctor named Bircher-Benner invented bars that are more similar to the modern version. At that time, Bircher promoted a diet rich in cereals, nuts, fruits, while the vast majority of the population adhered to a diet that mostly consisted of meat and pastries. In the usual form, muesli appeared in 1960 in Western countries, they remain popular to this day.
Muesli bars are undoubtedly healthier than chocolate, sweet pastries and other snacks, consisting mainly of simple carbohydrates. The composition can be noted high content of vitamins, minerals, fiber - depending on what exactly is included in the composition. Complex carbohydrates energize and provide satiety that lasts longer.