Although grain has been cultivated for centuries, muesli as a breakfast dish was not invented until 1900 by a Swiss physician called Maximilian Bircher-Benner. Using oats, dried fruit, and lemon juice, he fed it to his patients to give them the nutrition they needed. The name muesli comes from 'mues', which means puree, and is probably related to the soft mashed up appearance it gets when mixed with liquid like milk. As strange strange as this may be, I prefer my muesli dry, but you can have it with whatever you like. My dad likes to pour fruit juice over his.
Muesli makes a gives you a great start to the day; filled with fibre and whole grains, making your own muesli is far healthier than buying the sugary laden stuff from the store, and it means you can have whatever ingredients you like. My recipe just contains fruit, but you can also add seeds and nuts. Based on the brands I used, each 50g portion is about 144 calories.