How To Make Perfect Bircher Muesli

I’ve been too busy/lazy to post a Bircher muesli recipe, so I’m stealing @longplayerkitchen ‘s post to rectify matters! I spent years adopting the then government health policy of adding bran to everything, so my breakfast once upon a time was generally AllBran and raisins. I was so glad when I first came across Bircher muesli with its combination of oats, nuts, seeds and grated apple. I too preferred yogurt with it. Bircher muesli is easier to digest, especially if you presoak the oats, nuts and seeds in juice or nut/seed milk. It has an abundance of vitamins, minerals, protein, fibre and healthy fats. Dairy-free and no refined sugar either, unlike the commercial varieties. The recipe comes with free Marvin Gaye soul accompaniment, too!

Long Player Kitchen

I use the phrase “this is the best breakfast ever” way too many times. I think using it here would make it the third time I have used it on this site alone, but I care not for this is the best breakfast ever!

Muesli is an OK breakfast.

Muesli and fresh fruit is a good breakfast.

Muesli, fresh fruit and freshly squeezed orange juice is a great breakfast.

Muesli, fresh fruit, freshly squeezed orange juice and coconut yogurt is a perfect breakfast.

So let’s get into it. The recipe below is an example of a recipe only, it happens to be my favourite recipe but it is not the point of this post, the point is learing the muesli ratio. The real beauty of muesli is it is completely customisable to what YOU like. The dried fruit and nut combination are not set in stone. You choose what you…

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4 thoughts on “How To Make Perfect Bircher Muesli

  1. I love Bircher muesli, particularly because it’s so forgiving and accommodates all kinds of whims. Mine currently includes mulberries, as we have a tree in the garden which has no idea when to stop. But not coconut yoghurt. Not today, not ever. But that’s OK – it’s a great recipe to personalise.

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