Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Best-Ever Bircher Muesli

May 1, 2013

Celebrity chef David Bitton shares his recipe for Bircher muesli with grated pears, toasted hazelnuts and honey – an indulgent yet super healthy way to start the day!

250g rolled oats

250ml fresh orange juice

750g European style natural yoghurt

2 Packham’s Triumph pears, grated

50g brown sugar

75g ground raw almonds

75g ground hazelnuts

75g ground walnuts

4 tbsp good quality honey


1. Place the oats into a large mixing bowl, add the orange juice, stir, cover and leave to soak for at least 2 hours or overnight.

2. Place the nuts, Packham’s Triumph pears, sugar and yoghurt into the oat mixture and stir to combine. Adjust the yoghurt and sugar to your liking.

3. To serve, place in large shallot bowls and drizzle over some good quality honey.

What’s your favourite breakfast?

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