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Interior Design Architecture Magazines & Media Kits

Advertising info, sponsorship opportunities and magazine media kits published in Interior Design Architecture category.
Topics: Interior Design & Architecture, Shelter, Home Furnishing, Home Decor, Home Design, Interiors, Luxury Homes, Beautiful Homes, Luxury Living, Architectural Works, Architectural Style and more.

National Magazines

Architectural Digest is the authority in design and architecture.

By: Century 21 Real Estate LLC

Official member publication for Preferred Client Club (PCC) members of CENTURY 21.

Cottages Bungalows is a Fresh looks for your home.

This luxurious oversized magazine is a showcase of a dozen incredible houses – each one a different type of dream home.

At Home in the Modern World. Dwell is the authority on modern design and architecture.

The only luxury interiors magazine for young, affluent tastemakers, ELLE DECOR is a chic and sophisticated gps for the world of international design.

The Fun Begins at Home

Home Architectural Trends highlights great residential architecture and inspiring examples of what homeowners have achieved with their new home projects.

Everyone Has a Beautiful House in Them

Innovative Home magazine is the newest quarterly publication designed to inspire and inform the modern homeowner.

Interior Design magazine is the definitive resource for interior design professionals.

Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine� is the uncompromised source for those with a passion for creating beautiful surroundings and living well.

By: Bellerophon Publications

The Essential Voice of Architecture Design

Modernism is a magazine about 20th-century modernist design.

Natural Home magazine is the authority on green building and eco-friendly home design.

New Old House showcases new homes built with the integrity of yesterday and the modern innovations of today.

The luxury coastal lifestyle magazine.

The best source of expert advice on using classic American period inspiration to decorate and furnish old homes and newly built traditional homes in fresh, creative ways.

Old-House Journal is an authority on homes of every era, and is considered the bible of old-house restoration by the New York Times.

Luxury Residences and Fine Design – Robb Report Home Style is your global luxury real estate resource.

If you love your home, if you love new ideas that will make your home even more inviting, then you ll love Romantic Homes magazine.

Inspirations and instructions for homeowners interested in making their house a real home.

Classic taste. Modern life.

Veranda magazine provides inspiration ideas for home decor, architecture and entertaining, all while celebrating the art of living well.

Dedicated to the history, restoration and decoration of Victorian Homes.

Regional City Magazines

The ultimate guide to interior design, decorating and remodeling in southwest Missouri.



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Digital Media Design Courses

Study a course in digital media design

Billy Blue’s Digital Media Design courses are your stepping stone into the exciting and exploding worlds of animation, film, TV, video, online, interactive, web, mobile, interface design, user experience design, 3D design, visual effects, concept and character design, environment design, game art, project/production management and strategy.

Industry-driven, future-ready

Digital Media Design courses are industry-driven, giving you in-demand skills for a wide range of high-growth sectors. Our graduates are hot property in the employment world. Learn from skilled lecturers who work in the industry and make valuable contacts before you even graduate.

Want to study more than one area? No problem – each of our degrees allows you to experience another specialisation. Still not sure where to begin or want a taste of everything? Our 7 month Diploma of Digital Media Design introduces all of these exciting areas, and can lead to a degree with only a year and a half of further study.

Your future career in digital media design

Billy Blue graduates work around the world at the forefront of the digital industry:

  • Tom Wood, Motion Designer and 3D Generalist, The Explainers
  • Zee Zali, Junior Developer, Soap Creative
  • Tamara Haentjes, Motion Designer, MTV Australia
  • Raymond Lau, Broadcast Designer, Seven Network

INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS

Graduate with a qualification that gives you strong links to industry.

As part of their study at Billy Blue, students have digital media internships with our industry partners.

Degrees and diplomas in digital media design

Bachelor of Digital Media (3D Design and Animation)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years) *
  • Part time: 3-6 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year).

On campus

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

Like the idea of creating worlds and characters, and bringing these to life? Want to tell fantastic stories and to visualise the imaginary, the impossible, the future? By completing a 3D Design and Animation degree, you will get all of the essential knowledge, skills and experiences you need to take on a career in 3D design or animation for film, TV, games, advertising, information/education and beyond.

Acquire broad and flexible hands-on skills in modelling, rigging, animation, texturing, lighting and compositing. At the same time you will explore design and animation theory and context to enrich your creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry.

In your final year you can apply for an internship with a professional 3D design and animation studio, and get the chance to work on live project work for a real-world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your specialisation by taking elective subjects in Motion Design, Interaction Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.

Bachelor of Digital Media
(3D Design and Animation)

Bachelor of Digital Media (Motion Design)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years)*
  • Part time: 3-6 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year).

On campus

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

We live in a world of moving images – from cinemas, to boardrooms and to bus rides – and it’s designers with visual storytelling skills who create them. With a Motion Design degree, you’ll gain the essential knowledge, skills and experiences required to embark on a career designing and producing content for film, TV, games, advertising, information/education and beyond.

You will acquire broad and flexible hands-on skills in motion graphic design, digital video production, editing and postproduction, sound design, concept design, preproduction planning, cinematography, compositing and visual effects. At the same time you will explore the theory and context of design, film, TV and animation to enrich your creativity and storytelling, while working through briefs and creative processes used by industry.

In your final year you can apply for an internship in a professional design studio or production house and get the chance to work on live project work for a real world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your studies by taking elective subjects in 3D Design and Animation, Interaction Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.

Bachelor of Digital Media
(Motion Design)

Bachelor of Digital Media (Interaction Design)

Study Options

  • Full time: 3 years (accelerated 2 years)*
  • Part time: 3-6 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year)

On campus

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

The Interaction Design degree gives you the essential research, design and development knowledge and skills required to make your mark in this exciting interdisciplinary field where human senses and emotions meet the digital interface. Placed at the intersection of design, media and technology, it is one of the fastest growing (and most career-rich) sectors of the global economy.

The degree covers the theory and practice of user experience design, information architecture, graphic and interface design, human-computer interaction, nonlinear storytelling, scripting and development, user behaviour and psychology, research, innovation and strategic thinking. Graduates are able to design and craft compelling interactive experiences for web, mobile and social, across sectors as diverse as advertising, entertainment, education and beyond.

In your final year you can apply for an internship in a professional digital studio and get the chance to work on live project work for a real-world client. You will also have the chance to compliment your studies by completing elective subjects in 3D Design and Animation, Motion Design or Communication Design. You can pick and mix elective subjects to further tailor your degree to your goals.

Bachelor of Digital Media
(Interaction Design)

Diploma of Digital Media Design

Study Options

  • Full time: 1 year (accelerated 7 months)*
  • Part time: 1-2 years

* Choice of 2 year track (3 trimesters per year) or 3 year track (2 trimesters per year)

On campus

* Intended launch in mid 2014 – express your interest now

This 7 month (2 trimester) diploma lets you explore the vast and exciting range of career paths in the world of digital media design. The program offers you a broad foundation in essential digital design skills and concepts including ideas generation, graphic design, 3D design, digital video, motion graphics, web and interactive design. You will graduate with direct design practice experience in 3D design and animation, interaction design and motion design.

Use this course as a way to decide where to focus next, and which specialist digital media design degree to complete, or as a stepping stone into junior or entry-level role in a digital studio or production house.



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open source business intelligence (OSBI)

Open source business intelligence (OSBI) is, technically, free business intelligence (BI ) software. Instead of selling traditional software licenses, open source BI vendors charge for support, documentation and code that’s been fine-tuned for specific implementations.

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BI Buyer: Compare Products from Leading Vendors

Planning to invest in a BI tool? You need to know the market first! Explore must-have features, benefits, leading vendors, peer reviews courtesy of TrustRadius on popular products Birst, SAS, TIBCO and Information Builder, and much more.

By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.

You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy .

Open source BI code typically supports reporting, online analytical processing (OLAP ) and data mining software as well as dashboards. bundled data integration and data profiling tools. Although open source is enticing to business managers because it doesn’t cost anything to get the code, using it requires expert technical knowledge. This wouldn’t stop a larger organization from using use open source BI to test proof-of-concept projects, but it might prevent an organization with a small IT staff from adopting the open source model .To make OSBI products more user-friendly, vendors package the code in professional or enterprise software suites that include expanded functionality, technical support, bug fixes and training.

Steve Miller and David Reinke from OpenBi.com maintain that open source BI is a disruptive technology .

This was last updated in November 2010

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“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about art. Another passion of mine is sharing this love of art with others!
Earlier this summer, I had very talented and enthusiastic young artists in Artist Studio for one week and Painting Studio for one week at COCA (Center of Creative Arts) . Before we even met, I knew they shared this same passion because they’d signed up to make art with me for one week from 9am to 4pm everyday!

We explored a variety of media and techniqeus, set up a still-life together, created landscapes and portraits, worked with abstraction, from imagination, and learned about inspiring artists from art history! Students ranged in age from 8-18. And we celebrated each week of making art with Art Show culminations!

So grateful I got to work with these amazing young artists!
All photos courtesy of COCA!

Have a wonderful week!

Attention all stencil lovers!
Mary Beth Shaw is celebrating her birthday with a SALE at StencilGirl Products.
For 2 days only, get 14% off any stencil purchase!
Use promo code: birthdaywishes
Stencil sale begins July 7th and ends July 8th at 11:59 p.m. CST

If you ve been considering purchasing any of my stencil designs, now’s the time!
I’m delighted to have 23 stencil designs available here !
Happy Birthday, Mary Beth!
And happy stencil shopping, everyone!

Today I’m sharing my newest art journal pages! This spread incorporates It’s a Small World Longitude . Mary Beth Shaw’s Hash Marks and Greek Key stencils and Seth Apter’s Timeless stencil from StencilGirl Products with acrylic paints, pastels, inks, collage, and a handwritten quote using techniques from Roxanne Coble’s Lyrical online art journal class. This spread is 12″ x 18″ in my large Dylusions journal:

Below are detailed photos.
This first detail shows collage from paper created in Nancy Curry’s Transformations workshop with It’s a Small World Longitude .

I loved collaging in this vintage postcard postmarked in 1905, too:

Today I’m sharing my newest art journal pages! This spread incorporates acrylics, inks, collage, and illegible handwriting in my 12″ x 18″ large Dylusions journal:

I juxtaposed my Star Mapstencil diagonally from my Around the World Latitudestencil for this composition. And I challenged myself to keep some original white of the pages again.

Below are detailed photos of my pages:

She writes:
“Born in Hong Kong, raised in Spain and the UK, I became a fanatic of art at the age of nine when I was first introduced to architectural art through the medium of watercolour and sculpture.

Having lived through various cultural changes and adapted to each of their settings, I have gained my own personal understanding and style to reflect this in my work through subjects such as flora and fauna, landscapes, portraits architecture.”

What s Unique About this Class:
14 Teachers from various backgrounds
Learn to make two or more handmade journals
Art journaling lessons
LIVE virtual sessions (recordings made available to students after live session)
Focus on learning to listen to your inner wisdom/guide/muse
Yearlong access
Private Facebook Community

I hope to see you there!



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Degree Worksheets

The reference materials you’ll use to determine which classes to take can vary depending on where you are in your academic journey at University of Maryland University College. Here are some quick guidelines to make sure you’re using the right information.

  • Degree planning worksheet: Use the degree planning worksheets below if you’re in your first year at UMUC and haven’t had a tentative or official transfer credit evaluation. We encourage you to reach out to an advisor to get a preliminary estimate of transfer credit and submit official transcripts to start your official evaluation.
  • Preliminary estimate: A preliminary estimate is a personalized version of a degree planning worksheet where your advisor identifies which degree requirements could be met by your transfer credits. We encourage you to submit official transcripts as soon as possible to confirm your transfer credits.
  • Academic advisement report: After you’ve submitted official transcripts, you can find your academic advisement report in MyUMUC. This is an official record of your transfer credits and remaining degree requirements.

You can always refer to the course catalog for the year you began attending UMUC for full degree requirements, but your academic advisement report in MyUMUC is the only place you can see your official progress toward your degree.

Degree Planning Worksheets

There are four key benefits to using a degree planning worksheet:

  • You can view all requirements for your entire degree at a glance.
  • Course requirements are presented in a recommended order to ensure you fulfill all prerequisites before you take on more complex material.
  • Recommended courses simplify course selection.
  • Recommended courses are widely available at UMUC sites in Maryland, overseas and online.

To find the degree planning worksheet (in Adobe Acrobat format) for your major, simply click on the appropriate link below. If you have not yet declared a major, but want guidance in selecting your first courses, refer to the general Degree Planning Worksheet. If you are ready to declare a major, then you should use the Degree Planning Worksheet for your major to plan your coursework. Questions? See the frequently asked questions below or contact an academic advisor .

Degree Planning Worksheets by Major

Fundamentals of Writing and Grammar

EDCP 103 | 3 Credits

(Does not fulfill the general education requirement in communications. Recommended as preparation for WRTG 101, WRTG 101S, or upper-level writing courses.) A review of basic writing skills. The objective is to apply specific steps within the writing process; write effective sentences, paragraphs, and short essays; and edit writing for grammar and punctuation. Topics include the writing process; strategies for developing academic paragraphs and essays; and key aspects of grammar, punctuation, and mechanics. Practice in refining writing skills is provided. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: EDCP 103, EDCP 103X, ENGL 100, or WRTG 100.

Introduction to Research

LIBS 150 | 1 Credit

An introduction to the research process and methods for retrieving information in a library or through online sources. The aim is to identify an information need and locate, evaluate, and use appropriate resources in keeping with academic integrity and ethical standards. Focus is on implementing effective strategies for finding relevant information–including selecting appropriate print and electronic sources and effectively using web search engines and UMUC Information and Library Services’ electronic resources to find information–and evaluating and correctly citing the information found. Students may not earn credit for LIBS 150 through challenge exam or portfolio credit and may receive credit for only one of the following courses: COMP 111, LIBS 100, or LIBS 150.

Introductory Algebra

MATH 009 | 3 Credits

(Not open to students who have already successfully completed a higher-level mathematics course. Does not apply toward degree requirements. Yields institutional credit only.) A comprehensive review of real number properties and operations, including fractions, percentages, operations with signed numbers, and geometric formulas. The objective is to develop fluency in the language of introductory algebra; develop number sense and estimation skills; and use mathematical modeling to translate, solve, and interpret applied problems. Topics include linear equations and inequalities, equations of lines, graphs on number lines and rectangular coordinate systems, rules of exponents, and operations on polynomials. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: MATH 009, MATH 009M, or MATH 100.

Orientation to Graduate Studies at UMUC

UCSP 615 | 0 Credits

(Required within the first 6 credits of graduate study for all new graduate students, except MBA students). An overview of the skills needed for academic and professional success. Focus is on enhancing communication and critical thinking skills. Assignments provide familiarity with tools such as social media and library and information resources. APA style and resources are also addressed.

Introduction to Writing

WRTG 101 | 3 Credits

(Fulfills the general education requirement in communications.) Practice in effective writing and clear thinking at all levels, including the sentence and paragraph, with emphasis on the essay and the integration of research into one’s writing. A review of grammar is provided. The objective is to apply specific steps within the writing process, including formulating purpose, identifying an audience, and selecting and using research resources and methods of development. Emphasis is on revising essays and applying a recursive writing process. Assignments require the application of various rhetorical patterns, including narrative, comparison-contrast, and cause-effect analysis, and the integration of sources in APA format. Students may receive credit for only one of the following courses: ENGL 101, ENGL 101X, WRTG 101, WRTG 101S, or WRTG 101X.



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Tracks social media monitoring

December 23, 2014 03:33 am

Radian6′s Social Media Monitoring Platform Now Tracks Google Buzz

Please note: we are currently updating this post to provide you the latest Salesforce Marketing Cloud capabilities (May 2013)

Less than a week ago Google launched Google Buzz. We have been tracking its adoption this past week, and we believe it has already become an important platform for brands to use to listen and engage with their constituency.

Just two days after the launch, Google reported on their blog that there were over nine million buzz updates posted from mobile devices alone – that’s a rate of 200 mobile posts per minute. In addition, Google reported, “…tens of millions of people have checked Buzz out”. The launch has not been without criticism, but Google is responding rapidly to feedback and introducing changes to address user concerns.

One of the notable characteristics of Google Buzz is the high level of engagement it inspires in users. For example, Mashable’s blog post on the Windows Phone 7 launch received more than twice the engagement on its Buzz profile as it did on the main Mashable site, garnering 64 comments on Buzz compared with the original post’s 27 comments.

While Google Buzz allows users to push content from other sources connected to their Google Profile (i.e. tweets, blog posts from Google Reader, etc.), it also allows them to generate unique updates both from the web and mobile Buzz applications. This means, in order for our customers to continue receiving a complete view of the discussions about their brands, our social media coverage needed to quickly expand to include the Google Buzz platform. We are proud to say that, as of today, Radian6 monitors Google Buzz.

Public content on Google Buzz is flowing into the Radian6 system as we speak. To avoid polluting content in the system with duplicates automatically shared from other social networks, we are indexing only original content posted on Buzz either from the mobile or web interfaces. Re-posted items from Twitter or blogs will not be indexed since our platform already captures this content from the original sources. In the Radian6 platform, Buzz updates are classified as blogs since they resemble this media type the most with their support of long-form commentary and threaded comments. And, if Google Buzz continues to grow in popularity, we may assign it a media type of its own.

We now cover approximately 4.5 million Google profiles and our system is automatically and rapidly building on this number, prioritizing the most active profiles. As Radian6 users already know, we index comments from blogs, videos, forums, pictures, and online mainstream news, and we will be looking to extend this coverage to include Buzz comments as well in the coming weeks.

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techUK at London Tech Week

techUK is thrilled to be involved in a whole host of events where members of our team will be chairing, speaking and attending…

It’s Time to Invent a Bold New Future for the UK

techUK’s CEO sets out our vision for a modern and open digital economy that works for everyone.

techUK Manifesto Briefing: Your Complete Guide to Tech Pledges

Our briefing on all things tech and digital across the party manifestos heading into #GE2017

Inventing the Future: techUK launches 2017 manifesto

techUK sets out a bold and ambitious vision for the next Government to create a modern and dynamic digital economy that works for everyone.

Building Trust In The Security of Cloud

techUK publishes a series of four papers to provide consumers, SMEs and local government leaders with the information they need to better understand the security underpinning cloud and fully embrace the technology.

techUK 2017 Annual Dinner Postponed until 19 July

The new date for techUK’s Annual Dinner will be 19 July, following the announcement of the General Election on 08 June and due to Purdah restrictions.

New Mayors Encouraged to Adopt a Digital First Mind-set

techUK publishes first 100 days Guide to help Mayors deliver digital devolution that benefits citizens, businesses and the wider city region.

#techUKPS2030 | 14 September 2017

#techUKPS2030 looks into the exciting future of public services enabled by ground breaking technology, BBC Technology Correspondent and conference chair Kate Russell.



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I ve explained before that muesli is my favorite alternative to traditional breakfast cereal. It s minimally processed, has no added sugar and when made properly is quite tasty. The only problem is that these are features that food companies hate, because most people won t buy it. This makes it difficult to find muesli, particularly a high-quality version at a reasonable price.

Luckily it s stupid easy to make your own muesli. Doing it yourself is also a lot cheaper and lets you customize your mix to your preferences. All you need is some rolled grains (oats or a mixed cereal like I use here) and an assortment of nuts and dried fruits of your choosing you don t need a real recipe.

In the mix above I chose a 5 grain cereal that I found at my local market. I picked up a simple nut mix of roasted and lightly salted nuts, some extra hazelnuts (because I love them), some golden raisins and some dried currants. It turned out AWESOME, way better than the expensive stuff I normally buy.

I used to always eat my muesli mixed with a little plain yogurt. but these days I ve preferred to just pour a little in a bowl, add some water and microwave it for 2 minutes. It comes out like the tastiest oatmeal you ve ever had. I sprinkle a little cinnamon on top, and maybe add a splash of almond milk and it is amazing. If you re still acclimating to the lack of sugar in muesli, you can try stirring in a spoonful of peanut butter, low sugar jam or a drizzle of honey.

Lastly, I love these POP containers by OXO. They come in a bunch of different sizes and shapes, and do a great job of keeping foods fresh. I use them to store all my beans, lentils, grains, dried chilies and other pantry items.

Thanks to Kevin Rose and Glenn McElhose for help with filming and editing.

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54 Responses to How To Make Your Own Muesli It s Stupid Easy

Love it! Makes me feel silly for buying expensive muesli in the past. =]

I love your recipes and this sounds so yummy!

It s similar to my daily breakfast, a bowl of rolled oats, unsalted roasted almonds and skim milk, which I freeze for a few minutes till it s really cold, even a bit icy. I eat it with a banana on the side, which saves time of cutting the banana.

This also works well as a travel breakfast if you are on your way to the airport or elsewhere in a taxi! Here s what it looks like, along with some other great travel food ideas: http://bit.ly/oxVNlQ

So is Almond Milk your go to Milk now?

I saw your Soy video, and even though I was able to find a company with seemingly organic and safe soy (Eden Soy) based off of a Soy Report (http://bit.ly/uWKZk ), after watching your soy video I just dropped off of using any form of Milk all together (As I don t trust using Cow s, Soy was apparently unsafe, and I figured, well who knows which Almond Milk brand is best and safest then), and now I kind of miss Milk.

What brand of Almond Milk would you recommend?
And is using Soy Milk just occasionally for breakfast here and there, a low enough quantity to be considered safe?

I m with you. After the soy milk fiasco I just gave up milk products, but sometimes the BF gets some almond milk for the house and I find it enjoyable. I haven t found a favorite brand yet, but we always go organic for environmental reasons.

I don t think soy is necessarily dangerous (I do enjoy the soy lattes from Blue Bottle Coffee), but it was just too much work for me to find real organic beans not from China. But if you find a brand you like, there s no reason not to have some on occasion.

I recently started to make yoghurt at home, because from the store I have to buy them in 500g plastic cups and it breaks my heart to see all that unnecessary waste.
I also bought a grain mix yesterday. So, soon enough I will have me some muesli 🙂

NutritionDiva posted a link to a recipe recently as well. Couldn t find it now. The presenter just roasted the mix with some honey+oil to have a crunchy muesli. That one I tried out already and it was delicious with yoghurt and some cinnamon on top.

What an amazing idea! Thanks for sharing! I love the idea of microwaving it with a bit of water, that sounds like a great substitute for my morning plain oats once in awhile .

tastes delicious with the syrup and cinnamon. way too much dried fruit for me though

So if you eat the muesli with milk or yogurt, the oats/grains are actually raw? I always wondered about that, if you can eat it raw (and digest it well). I don t microwave, so I cannot use your 2 min. technique.
Almond milk is super easy and cheap to make, compared to store bought.

They are a bit processed, so they aren t exactly raw. But yes, it s basically just uncooked oatmeal. Surprisingly tasty 🙂

I am going to do this! You prob. already know this but I thouht I would share IKEA has Muesli for about 5.00. I have never bought it b/c I thought it was pricey.

Haha, I definitely did not know that.

We live in a small town in Georgia and could not find a 5 grain cereal anywhere! We settled on Kashi s 7 Whole Grain Puffs, but now I know we will only have the option of eating it cold instead of warm/microwaved. Do you have a specific style of oats you would recommend? OR is there a website that sells Muesli-appropriate 5 grain cereals that you recommend?

Regular rolled oats should work. No need for 5 grain. Puffed probably isn t ideal, for the reason you mentioned.

I didn t catch the soy video. should soy be avoided? I heard fermented soy (natto, miso, and to some degree tofu) might be healthy due to the vitamin k-2 (mk-7) content.

I try to limit any wheat intake due to the gluten protein / phytic acid, so I ve been using kashi instant truly vanilla oatmeal, as it has a whopping 5g of soluble fiber (+2g of insoluble fiber), 9g of Protein, with only 6grams of sugar. I use it with goat milk. yummy!

But I d like to find a more natural, less processed oatmeal, while still maintaining the soluble fiber content. Does dorsel or old wessex have similar amounts of soluble fiber?

I ve seen the Holy Crap! cereal at my local health food store. It basically looks like muesli without nuts. It s probably very healthy, but is incredibly expensive. It s so easy and much less expensive to make your own muesli with ingredients from your pantry. You can even take note of the ingredients and throw those together for a fraction of the price.

I don t mean to be rude, but try and blend in your affiliate link a little better next time. The way you did it comes off a little shameless.

Why should I be ashamed of products I actually use and enjoy? People always ask for my recommendations and I m happy to share. Besides, since I m in CA the affiliate links don t even work. I just put them in there in case Amazon or CA one day change their minds. *fingers crossed*

Sorry, that was mean of me regardless.

No worries, it s easy to forget we re all human behind our blogs and social media, and that bloggers don t make squat for a living 😉

I discovered muesli months ago, and I ve been eating it ever since. BTW, I ve learned that the difference between muesli and granola is that granola is baked in the over and muesli isn t. Right now, I use buckwheat groats and spelt flakes as a base, then add whatever seeds, nuts, and dried fruit I have in the kitchen. I also like adding cinnamon and allspice.
At first, I tried to cook my muesli, but I ve since discovered and much prefer the traditional Swiss way of preparing it, that is, soaking. I put my muesli in a bowl the night before and mix it with milk or yogurt (others use juice, water, or non-dairy milks) and leave it in the fridge overnight. The grains soak up the liquid, expand, and soften. This actually makes a very unique, flavorful cereal in the morning — especially if there are a high-proportion of oats in the Muesli recipe. As the milk soaks, the oat flavors migrate in to the liquid, making an “oat milk” which is rich and creamy. (quote from answerfitness.com) In the morning, I ll usually add a banana or other fresh fruit to add sweetness and voila a superbreakfast extraordinaire!

Thank you so much I stumbled upon your site just an hour ago and I have been going through, literally, everything. ) Amazing and I feel inspired to cook more at home. Thank you once again.
Cheers,
Maggie
P.S. you are adorable

Hey, I know it s time consuming but continue w/ the videos particularly effect when recipes are the subject. The pic is worth a 1000 words thing.