Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli

A super healthy breakfast… packed with blueberries, apple and almonds – this Bircher Muesli will keep you feeling full for hours!

Scroll down to the bottom of the post for my Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli recipe…


Welcome to our Fabulous Foodie Fridays party! Once again we had an amazing collection of recipes linked up last week. We’ve also had so many comments from people who have said they keep going back to previous FFF parties for recipe inspiration. We love that it’s like a virtual cookbook, which means one less food magazine lying around the house!! Anyway, lets get the party going by kicking off with my favourite recipes from last week…

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1. I can’t believe I’m saying this, but my favourite recipe was actually a savoury one. Yep, there was absolutely no way I could say no to this Panina Con Polpette (aka Meatball Sandwich with Chipotle Mayo) from Insatiable Munchies. I have nothing more to say except… drool!


2. I’m determined to start cooking with polenta this year. I’ve never cooked with it and I really want to try it out! This Kaffir Lime Polenta Pudding with Caramel Sauce from the always gorgeous Sweet Natured Kitchen is going to be the start of my little polenta journey.


3. I had to choose this recipe because my mum absolutely loves licorice and I’m sure this Quick and Easy Licorice Allsort Slice from Zamama Bakes would be just her thing!


4. Move over rice, quinoa is here! Some of my favourite salads are made with quiona and this delicious Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin and Fresh Greens from Gluten Free Hart is going straight onto my must-make-for-dinner list!


5. Mmmm finally, three of my favourite things… lemon… meringue… cupcakes!!! Yes puh-leeeze!!! I’ll have three of these delicious little Lemon Meringue Cupcakes from My Brown Paper Packages right now, thank you very much!!


For more great recipes, pop over to Lauren at Create Bake Make and check out her favourites from our FFF party last week too.


Now for this weeks feature recipe… Apple & Blueberry Bircher Muesli from Lucy (that’s me!).

Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli recipe…

Whenever I stay at a hotel or go out for breakfast, there’s a fair chance I’ll order Bircher Muesli – I absolutely love the stuff! I don’t know if it’s the crunch of the nuts, the smooth creaminess of the yoghurt or the freshness of the fruit that sucks me in… or quite possibly it’s the combination of all three things!

Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli

But as we all know, when it comes to breakfast at home, I am the Queen of Boring. Or should that be the Queen of Porridge? Yep, I am the epitome of unoriginal when it comes to my everyday breakfast. I pretty much have the same thing everyday. I like routine, ok!!!!!! So, in a effort to become a bit more adventurous I forced myself to make a batch of Bircher Muesli. And I seriously don’t know why I don’t do it more often! I made it the night before so that all the flavours had nicely smooshed (is that a word??) together by the morning, which meant I pretty much got up, grabbed it out of the fridge and was good to go.

Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli

I hope that I will keep making my own Bircher Muesli and experimenting with some new flavours, rather than reverting back to my Little Miss Boring Breakfasts!

Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli

Can you help to inspire me with some of your yummy breakfast ideas??

Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli

A super healthy breakfast... packed with blueberries, apple and almonds - this Bircher Muesli will keep you feeling full for hours!
Course Breakfast
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Author Bake Play Smile


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 3/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat yoghurt plain or flavoured
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat milk
  • 3/4 cup blueberries fresh or frozen
  • 1 apple grated
  • 1 tablespoon honey optional
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds to serve
  • 1 banana to serve, sliced
  • Pinch cinnamon to serve


  1. Combine oats, apple juice, yoghurt, milk, blueberries, grated apple and honey in a medium bowl.
  2. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  3. Spoon muesli mixture into bowls.
  4. Sprinkle with chopped nuts, sliced banana and cinnamon.
  5. Serve.



25 thoughts on “Apple, Blueberry & Almond Bircher Muesli”

  1. WOOHOO!! Thank you so much for the shoutout!! =) And good luck on the Mamamia contest!!

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Thanks Tammi! xxx

  2. Thanks for hosting 🙂 Gorgeous recipes already!

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      I agree! Thanks for linking up! xxx

  3. Thanks Lucy! I hope your Mum enjoys it! My mum loved your clinker slice in fact my whole family did as well as some lovely church goers last weekend when our little boy made his first holy communion.

  4. Thank you for picking my delicious little cupcakes. They are just the right balance of everything, crumbly cupcake, tangy lemon, fluffy meringue, oh my goodness my mouth is watering all over again.
    I always intend to make my own muesli but never end up doing it. This recipe looks pretty simple and yummy though. Thanks for hosting.

  5. Thanks for hosting and sharing this very yummy and healthy recipe! I’m soooo non creative and boring when it comes to breakfast at our place! It’s often just peanut butter jam toast or cereal! Time to make a change!

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Oooh I absolutely love peanut butter and jam toast! It’s the best!!! I often have it for dinner when I’m being lazy lol! xx

  6. Love the bircher muesli Lucy. It looks really delicious and seriously good for you too. Nice work 🙂

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Your influence must be paying off on me Glenda!! xx

  7. That muesli looks divine!!! I really need to start making more effort at breakfast time xx

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Haha so glad its not just me! 🙂

  8. Lani @ freezecheese says:

    Sounds lovely. Have you heard from Mamamia??

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Hi Lani!! I have! Unfortunately I didn’t win but I was told I came second! Very overwhelmed and so grateful for everyones support! xx

  9. Grace says:

    Quinoa salad! Yum! I never know how to use quinoa so this recipe is a great start! Big thanks to Gluten Free Heart for the inspiration 🙂 x

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      I agree Grace – she has such brilliant recipes! Thanks for checking them out 🙂

  10. I LOVE bircher muesli too. It’s always the first thing I head for at a hotel breakfast smorgasbord!

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Me too… well that and the chocolate fountain lol! xx

  11. This looks so yummy. I’m a sucker for bircher muesli (or any muesli to be honest) too! I just can’t go past it 🙂

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      It’s just so darn good, isn’t it!!!

  12. That muesli looks delicious, thanks for sharing the recipe and for hosting this linky party. I think I may have to try a few recipes on here!

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Haha yep the hardest part is working out where to start! xx

  13. I’ve never really got the muesli bug but only because I usually only love toasted muesli and I just have it as a treat. But this looks delish! YAY for foodie Fridays lovely xxx

    1. Bake Play Smile says:

      Thanks for visiting Em! xx

  14. Another fab Friday with an array of goodies! My personal fave is the liquorice slice. Looks like a great slice that’s elegantly gift wrapped 🙂

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