Breakfasts and brunchs

Bircher Muesli with Strawberries, Almonds and Maple

Bircher muesli aux fraises, aux amandes et à l’érable


125 ml (1/2 cup) apple juice

125 ml (1/2 cup) oats

125 ml (1/2 cup) 1% fat cottage cheese

125 ml (1/2 cup) fat-free Greek yogurt

30 ml (2 tablespoons) maple syrup

1 apple, peeled and grated

125 ml (1/2 cup) strawberries, sliced

15 ml (1 tablespoon) sliced almonds

Preparation time
10 minutes
2 portions

In a bowl, soak the oats in the apple juice for 12 hours or overnight. Stir in the cottage cheese, yogurt and maple syrup. Add the apple and half of the strawberries, and gently mix in. Divide between two dessert glasses. Garnish with the rest of the strawberries and sliced almonds.

Calories per serving
Additional information

Bircher muesli is a popular Swiss breakfast dish made famous by Dr. Bircher-Benner in the early 1900s. This version is far from that sold on supermarket shelves, but rather a sweet and creamy treat that is perfect as breakfast fuel after a workout. With more than 20 g of protein and 60 g of carbohydrates, tucking into a bowl of maple muesli 30 minutes after a workout will ensure a speedy recovery.


Per portion: 382 calories; 22 g protein; 6 g fat; 63 g carbohydrates;

6 g fibre.