Swiss Bircher Muesli


Swiss Doctor Dr. Bircher-Benner introduced this muesli in 1990’s when he wanted to make diet rich in fruits & vegetables as a part of his therapy. Bircher muesli is essentially made with rolled oats, milk, yoghurt, grated apple, lemon juice, fresh fruits, honey & nuts soaked overnight.

This super easy & super healthy Bircher muesli recipe with fresh fruits, nuts & vanilla flavor.

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                Total Time                    Yields

5 mins                      5 mins                       10 mins                     2 Serving


Rolled Oats (normal instant packed oats) – 100 grams

Milk – 1 ¼ cup

Yoghurt – ½ cup

Vanilla extract – ¾ teaspoon

Apple – 1 Large (grated coarsely)

Lemon juice – ¼ teaspoon

Honey or maple syrup – 1 tablespoon or add per taste

Chia seeds – 2 tablespoons

Almonds – 8-10 (sliced or flakes – toasted)

Pistachio – 10 (sliced & toasted)

Walnuts – 8-10

Flax seeds – ¼ teaspoon

Pomegranate seeds – 2 tablespoon

Banana – 1 sliced – optional

Pear – 2 (diced) – optional

Strawberry fresh or dried– 4-5 (halved) – optional

Blue berry fresh or dried– 8-10 – optional

Raspberry fresh or dried – Black & Red – 4 optional

Cinnamon – 1 pinch (optional)


  • Take a big bowl and mix together oats, milk, yoghurt, lemon juice, chia seeds, cinnamon, honey and vanilla extract. Refrigerate it over night.
  • Chop the pear and slice bananas.
  • Transfer oats in your breakfast bowl and later the fresh fruits on top and dress with toasted nuts.

Note: Enjoy a delicious bowl of healthy Bircher Muesli. The Prep time indicated does not include the soaking overnight time.

Happy Cooking!!


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