Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Bircher muesli with bran

Breakfast & Brunch
Prep   35 min
Other   560 min (Soaking)
Other560 min (Soaking)
  • Rolled oats, raw, 1 cup(s)
  • Muesli, untoasted, 1 cup(s)
  • Wheat bran, unprocessed, 1 cup(s)
  • Water, 2 cup(s), hot
  • Lemon juice, 2 tablespoon(s)
  • Almonds, ¼ cup(s)
  • Low-fat yoghurt, any flavour, 200 g
  • Green apple, 1 medium apple(s), grated
  • Fresh fruit, any type, 1200 g, 150g fruit per serve e.g. berries, peach, nectarine, banana
  • Honey, 2 tablespoon(s)


Place the oats, muesli and bran in a large ceramic dish and pour water and lemon juice over. Allow to soak for 30 minutes.

Add almonds, yoghurt and apple and stir to combine thoroughly. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Serve with fruit and a drizzle of honey, plus extra yoghurt from your dairy allowance, if desired.

TIP: Bircher muesli keeps for - and actually improves over - about four days. Make this recipe on Sunday night and enjoy a nutritious and easy breakfast well into the week.

Nutrition facts per serve
Makes 8 serves

Note: If food units vary from the book, be guided by the following food units.

Meat & Protein 0
Bread & Cereals1
Healthy Fats & Oils0.8
Protein8.6 g
Total fat6.3 g
- Saturated fat0.9 g
Total carbohydrates48.7 g
- Total sugars31.6 g
Fibre11 g
Sodium33 mg