This Bircher muesli is a delicious make-ahead breakfast that takes just five minutes to prepare. It has fiber and protein to keep you full all morning!
Bircher Muesli: The Original Overnight Oatmeal
Is it just me, or is overnight oatmeal the best thing since
sliced bread? It tastes amazing, is filled with nourishing ingredients, and
literally takes five minutes to prepare. If you’re a busy person (aka everyone
these days) overnight oatmeal is the perfect grab-and-go healthy breakfast
Bircher Muesli is the OG Overnight Oatmeal recipe. It was
developed by a Swiss physician, Maxamilian Bircher-Brenner, for his patients.
The original recipe calls for grated apple, lemon juice, and raw hazelnuts, and
oats soaked overnight in water.
How to Make Bircher Muesli
I put a bit of a modern twist on my version of this recipe.
It includes chia seeds, yogurt, and cinnamon, while still highlighting the refreshing
green apple and lemon flavors.
In a glass jar or Tupperware, combine oats, chia
seeds, cinnamon, and shredded green apple.
Add yogurt, almond milk, maple syrup, and lemon
juice, and stir everything together until combined.
Cover the container, set it in the fridge
overnight, and you’ve got the creamiest, dreamiest breakfast waiting for you in
Why You’ll Love this Bircher Muesli Recipe
easy. No cooking required! Just mix together all your ingredients and let
the fridge work its magic.
whole food ingredients. All you need
are eight ingredients for this recipe, and you probably have most of them in
your kitchen right now. This bircher muesli is sweetened with just 2 tbsp of maple
syrup, so there is no refined sugar! Eating whole food ingredients make us feel
good and give us lasting energy for the day.
customizable. While the original Bircher muesli recipe calls for shredded
green apples, feel free to mix up the fruit you use in your version. Fresh
berries or peaches would taste amazing in the summertime!
meal. If you have a busy morning schedule, you can still have time for a
healthy breakfast by preparing this recipe the night before!