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Easy Overnight Bircher Muesli

Easy Overnight Bircher Muesli

Breakfast doesn’t get much easies or tastier than this! Overnight Bircher muesli made in minutes to give you breakfast for 3 days.

I make this in lots of three (the quantities in the recipe below) as I find it lasts really well for three days. And then make a fresh lot!

It is perfect to pack up and take to work for breakfast, or as I used to do eat it on the train on the way to the office!

Easy Overnight Bircher Muesli

With just a little prep the night before you will have a nourishing (filling) breakfast in minutes in the morning!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Australian
Keyword bircher, Breakfast, Muesli, oats, overnight
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 1 day
Servings 3 people

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rolled Oats
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 Green Apple grated
  • 1/2 lemon Juice
  • 3/4 cup Greek Yoghurt

Toppings (per serve!)

  • 2 Tbsp greek yoghurt
  • 1/4 cup Raspberries Frozen
  • 2 tsp Honey
  • 1 Tbsp Walnuts crushed

Instructions

  • Combine oats and water in a container. Then cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • The next morning, add in the grated apple, lemon juice and greek yoghurt.
  • This make 3 serves, so spoon a few TBSP of mixture into a bowl and cover and refrigerate the remaining for the following mornings.
  • Heat the berries in the microwave for 30s. Then top the bircher with more yoghurt, berries, walnuts and honey.

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Veggies Fritters

Veggies Fritters

 

What better way to use up old vegetables left over in the fridge (and hide the flavour) than make them into veggie fritters. I could eat these for breakfast, lunch or dinner or a snack for that matter. 

But my favourite combination is topped with salsa and a poached egg, and possibly some bacon for a delicious breakfast!

 

Veggie Fritters

On the table in just 20min, these veggie packed fritters are perfect for any time of day, or even cold in the kids school lunch box! Serve with cheats tomato salsa for even more flavour!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Keyword easy, fritters, veggie fritters
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 4 people

Ingredients

  • 2 medium zucchinis’
  • 1 carrot
  • ½ cup corn
  • 1 ½ cup SR Flour
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • Salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Combine the zucchini, carrot and corn in a large bowl. Then stir through flour. Add the eggs, milk and salt and pepper to form a wet batter.
  • Preheat a non stick pan and then spoon ¼ cup mixture into the pan. Cook for 2-3mins and then flip and cook for a remaining 1min.
  • Repeat with remaining mixture. Top fritters with delicious cheats Tomato Salsa.

 

 

Blueberry + Date Bran Muffins

Blueberry + Date Bran Muffins

My mum used to wake up super early before school, so she could make a batch perfectly timed to when we woke up. I always remember racing out to the kitchen to devour several of these bran muffins.

My little twist is adding frozen blueberries into the mixture, because well blueberries go with everything right? Well that is my stand point!

Once you make the base mixture you can really add in any mix ins, so let you imagination go wild!

If you make a winning flavour make sure to share it in the comments below!

Blueberry + Date Bran muffins

An easy breakfast that you can make ahead of time or enjoy with a cup of coffee for your mid morning snack. The fresh pop of blueberries goes so well with the delicious caramel of the dates for a flavour packed muffin!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Keyword Blueberry, Bran Muffin, Dates, Muffin
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 Makes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups wheat bran
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ cup dates
  • 1 cup blueberries

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Grease muffin cups or line with paper muffin cases. Mix together wheat bran and buttermilk then let stand for 10 minutes. Beat together oil, egg, sugar and vanilla then add to buttermilk/bran mixture.
  • Sift together flour, bicarbonate of soda, baking powder and salt. Stir flour mixture into buttermilk mixture until just blended. Fold in dates and frozen blueberries and spoon batter into prepared muffin tray.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the centre of a muffin comes out clean. Cool and enjoy.

Quick and Easy Bircher

Quick and Easy Bircher

I eat this Bircher muesli basically every morning before I head off to work – except maybe in winter, where I switch it up to porridge – because well Melbourne is cold in the morning!

I have eaten this for breakfast for as long as I can remember – so why am I so obsessed with it?

Oats are a great source of valuable soluble fibre called beta-glucan, which helps to reduce cholesterol levels as well as reduce blood sugar levels and your insulin response. This is a vital thing you want out of your breakfast, as it limits the ‘highs’ and ‘lows’ you can get throughout the day when your body reacts to foods you eat.

In addition to the benefits of oats, the grated apple adds a little bit of natural sweetness, flavour and a valuable source of vitamins and minerals! Topped off with berries for antioxidants and walnuts for healthy fats to feed your brain!

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Bircher Muesli

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SERVES: 2
INGREDIENTS:
  • 2/3 cup Rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 green apple
  • 1/2 cup greek yoghurt + 2 tbsps
  • 1/2 cup frozen berries
  • 1 tbsp walnuts, crushed
  • honey to serve

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Prep TIME: 10mins + overnight
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Combine water and oats in a small bowl. Cover and place in the fridge for at least 4hrs or overnight. In the morning, mix through grated apple and 1/2 cup yoghurt. Serve into bowls and top with extra yoghurt. Heat the Berries in the microwave for 30s-1min. Then divide them among the two bowls, top with crushed walnuts and finish with honey.

Tip: I make this for four ways worth (so for a single person, double the recipe) and keep it in the fridge for a quick breakfast. Only add toppings on the day you are going to eat it!

 

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