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Bircher muesli with plum compote

This is a delicious light breakfast that will set you up for the day.

Apple and oat muesli topped with poached plums
TIME TO MAKE1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPEBreakfast
TIME TO MAKE1 - 2 hours
MEAL TYPEBreakfast



  1. In a food processor grind the Brazil nuts, toasted almonds and pumpkin seeds until the texture of coarse breadcrumbs
  2. Mix together ground nuts/seeds, oats, coconut, cranberries, raisins and dried apricots
  3. Store in an airtight container

Plum compote

  1. Place sliced plums and orange juice in a saucepan
  2. Heat gently with a lid on and cook until plums are soft through
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool
  4. Store in an airtight in the refrigerator

To serve

  1. Mix grated apple, milk and muesli together
  2. Refrigerate overnight in a plastic container
  3. Place in serving bowls and top with plum compote
  4. Add more low fat milk if desired

For each portion use:

  • 50g dry muesli
  • 50g grated apple
  • 50ml low fat milk
  • 70g plum compote
  • 30 g
    Brazil nuts
  • 40 g
    toasted almonds
  • 20 g
    pumpkin seeds
  • 300 g
    rolled porridge oats
  • 10 g
    toasted desiccated
  • 10 g
    dried cranberries
  • 25 g
  • 25 g
    dried apricots, chopped
    Plum compote
  • 650 g
    fresh plums, cut into quarters
  • 85 ml
    orange juice
    To serve
  • 500 g
    grated fresh apple
  • 500 ml
    reduced fat milk
Per serve
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