Healthy apple and pear bircher muesli is a delicious easy to make ahead breakfast. Just soak the oats overnight in the fridge for a great start to your day!
It’s not just essential to kick start our metabilism in the morning with a breakfast. Research has found people who eat breakfast on a regular basis end up losing more weight compared to those who don’t.
Choosing to eat the right things for breakfast is also essential. An ideal breakfast should consist of a mix of protein, complex carbohydrates and fruit.
When you choose to have a healthy breakfast you’ve already made a better choice. You’ll be less tempted to choose a high calorie fattening fast food option.
This healthy apple and pear bircher muesli is such a great start to the day. It goes a long way to providing those essential nutritional needs mentioned above.
The bircher muesli calories for this recipe are 523. This is a quarter of an average womens daily recommended calorie requirement. Whilst it’s a fifth of an average man’s.
What Is Bircher Muesli?
- Bircher Muesli originally comes from Switzerland
- Bircher Muesli was first developed around 1900 by Swiss physician Maximilian Bircher-Brenner. He developed it for patients in his hospital.
- It’s a breakfast or brunch recipe based on oats, grains, fresh or dried fruits as well as seeds and nuts.
- The original Bircher muesli was soaked overnight with water and lemon juice then eaten with yoghurt.
- Bircher Muesli is healthy as long as it has the right balance of complex carbohydrates, protein, dairy and fruits.
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Anyway back to this week. On Thursday stand by for more fantastic Scottish scenery! It’s the third part of our recent 95 mile Scottish hike. Inveroran to Inverarnan – The West Highland Way. Day 3.
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Healthy Apple and Pear Bircher Muesli Recipe
This bircher muesli lasts at least 2 days in the fridge. This would also make a great weekend family breakfast. For Lynne and I our favourite time to have this is after a morning gym workout.
I’d love to hear what you think of my recipe in the comments below and please do rate my recipe 5* if you like it! 🙂
- 100 g rolled porridge oats
- 2 tbsp chia seeds
- 15 g sunflower seeds
- 15 g pumpkin seeds
- 500 ml skimmed milk
- 250 ml low fat Greek yoghurt
- 2 green apples I use Golden Delicious, grated
- 1 pear cut into small 1cm cubes
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 2 tbsp honey
- In a large bowl, mix the oats, chia seeds, cinnamon, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, milk and Greek yoghurt and put in the fridge overnight.
- In the morning, add the grated apples, chopped pear, cinnamon and honey. Stir well and serve.