Pink Lady and Fig Bircher Muesli

Pink Lady and Fig Bircher Muesli

Are you after a twist on the traditional bircher muesli?

Try my simple version that can be made the night before and kept in the fridge for up to three days. I love topping mine with seasonal fresh figs, spices and honey for a filling, delicious breakfast. 

Nutrition tip: The season for fresh figs is between summer and autumn. Figs are rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron and are a good source of fibre, which promotes healthy digestion. When choosing figs, select those that are plump and tender, have a rich, deep colour and are free from bruising. Keep your figs in the fridge and consume within one-to-two days of purchasing.

Ingredients

  • 1 + 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup Greek yoghurt, plus extra to serve
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup flaked almonds, plus extra to serve
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 pink lady apples, grated
  • 2 figs, halved
  • Honey, to serve

To make
1. Place the oats, yoghurt, milk orange juice, coconut, almonds, hazelnut and cinnamon in a large bowl and mix well to combine.

2. Cover mixture and refrigerate for 6 hours or overnight.

3. Add the apple and stir to combine. Divide between bowls and top with yoghurt, almonds, figs, vanilla and honey. Serves 4.

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