Healthy living

Berry bircher muesli

Preparation time: 5 minutes (+1 hour or overnight soaking)

Serves: 4


  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup sultanas
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 apples, cored, coarsely grated with skin on
  • 2/3 cup low fat natural yoghurt
  • 2 cups strawberries or other berries, fresh or thawed from frozen


1. Place oats, sultanas, juice and water in a 2-litre container with a lid. Mix to combine, cover and refrigerate for at least an hour, preferably overnight.

2. Just before serving, stir in apple and yoghurt and top with berries.


You may like to try the following variations:

  • 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.

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