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Healthy winter recipe: Bircher Muesli

healthy winter recipe

Combating the winter blues from the moment you wake up, Lifehouse Spa and Hotel’s naturopath, Sue Davis recommends starting the day with Bircher Muesli. A complete and nutritionally balanced healthy winter recipe for breakfast, it contains lots of mood-enhancing ingredients and a batch can be made in advance to see you through the working week.** **

Ingredients for a healthy winter recipe for breakfast

  • Eight large handfuls of organic rolled oats (or split 50/50 with quinoa flakes)
  • Two large handfuls  ground bran
  • One handful chopped dried apricots or fruit of your choice
  • One handful chopped dried dates
  • One handful  crumbled walnuts
  • One handful crushed almonds, hazelnuts or brazil nuts
  • Apple juice or soya/almond/oat/rice milk to cover
  • Two apples washed and unpeeled
  • One pear washed and unpeeled
  • Nutmeg and cinnamon to taste

Serve with an extra health boost

  • One banana
  • Mixed berries
  • Runny Manuka honey
  • Live yoghurt or coconut cream
  • Grated dark chocolate

How to make this easy healthy winter recipe 

  • Place oats, bran, apricots, dates, and nuts together in a bowl.
  • Cover with the apple juice or milk.
  • Grate in apple and pear and stir immediately to keep apple from discolouring.
  • Add nutmeg and cinnamon.
  • Place in the fridge overnight.
  • In the morning slice or mash banana into mixture together with honey, live yogurt or coconut cream, fresh mixed berries and chocolate.

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