Traditional Bircher Muesli: The Original Overnight Oat Recipe

April 7, 2020

04 / 07 / 2020

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Traditional Bircher Muesli

Traditional Bircher Muesli

Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Additional Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes

The Original Overnight Oat Recipe


  • 2 cups rolled or quick oats
  • 1 3/4 - 2 cups plain, unsweetened, plant-based milk
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 apple, cored and grated with the peel
  • 1-2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1½ cups plain, full-fat yogurt or kefir
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp golden flaxseed
  • 2 Tbsp chia seed
  • 1/2 cup dark raisins


  • - Your favorite fresh and/or dried fruit, nuts, toasted coconut (Our favourites: blueberries, strawberries, raisins, and hazelnuts)


1. Combine oats, milk and lemon juice and let sit overnight in the refrigerator.

2. In the morning add the grated apple, maple syrup (to taste), yogurt, and cinnamon and mix well.

3. Top with your favorite fruits and nuts and enjoy!


Store your overnight oats in one of these handy weck jars from Amazon

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