Bircher muesli is a delicious, refreshing alternative to porridge, wonderfully filling and packed with goodness to sustain you well into lunchtime. This recipe is just a guide - you can easily customize the recipe with your favourite fruit or nuts and change things up with poached seasonal fruit.


  • 1 cup rolled oats

  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut or sunflower seeds (both if you wish)

  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup orange or apple juice

  • 1/4 cup dried raisins or any diced dried fruit of choice

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted*

  • 2 Granny Smith or Pink Lady apples, unpeeled, coursely grated

  • 1 cup natural yoghurt + 1 Tbs of lemon juice mixed into it

  • 1 cup fresh berries

  • 4 tsp honey

  • 4 pinches of cinnamon (optional)


  • 1.

    In a medium mixing bowl combine oats, coconut or sunflower seeds and juice of choice. Mix, cover and leave overnight in fridge.

  • 2.

    When ready to serve, divide all ingredients into 4 bowls and let your guests do the mixing!


Serves 4

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