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  • 2 cups rolled oats, uncooked
  • ½ cup sultanas
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 medium granny smith apples (or seasonal alternative), cored, coarsely grated with skin on
  • 2/3 cup low-fat natural yoghurt
  • 2 cups blueberries or other berries, fresh or thawed from frozen
  1. Place oats, sultanas, juice and water in a 2-litre container with a lid.
  2. Mix to combine, cover and refrigerate for at least an hour, preferably overnight.
  3. Just before serving, stir in apple and yoghurt and top with berries.


  • Replace apple juice with unsweetened orange or pineapple juice.
  • Replace sultanas with mixed dried fruit, currants, diced dried apricot or figs.
  • Stir through a tablespoon of toasted nuts such as almonds, pistachios or hazelnuts, just before serving.
  • Top with passionfruit pulp and other seasonal fruit including sliced bananas, papaya or pear.

Storage Suggestions

  • Bircher Muesli can be stored covered in the fridge for a couple of days.

Equipment List

  • 2 litre container
  • spoon
  • serving bowls


Recipe from LiveLighter® campaign © State of Western Australia [2012] reproduced with permission.

Nutrition Information

393g Quantity per serving Quantity per 100g
Energy 1475kJ 376kJ
Protein 10.0g 2.5g
Fat, total 3.4g 0.9g
— Saturated 0.7g 0.2g
Carbohydrate 65.3g 16.6g
— Sugars 44.4g 11.3g
Fibre 10.5g 2.7g
Sodium 66.7mg 17mg