Posted on: October 7, 2021 Posted by: janine Comments: 0

Bircher Muesli was developed in the early 1900’s by Swiss doctor Maximilian Oskar Bircher-Benner. Read more here.

This recipe was inspired by Pret a Manger

Swiss Bircher Muesli (Overnight Oats)

By Janine Serves: 4-6
Prep Time: 5 minutes


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup plain yogurt or Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 large apple, coarsely grated (I use a large holed grater)
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Toppings: Pumpkin seeds, pomegranate seeds, granola, honey



Mix all the ingredients (except toppings) in a bowl.


Allow to soak refrigerated overnight or at least 3 hours.


Top with pumpkin seeds, pomegranate seeds, and a drizzle of honey.

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