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Chia Flax Bircher Muesli

Chia Flax Bircher Muesli

This Chia Flax Bircher Muesli is a delicious and healthy breakfast option that will leave you feeling uplifted and energized for the day ahead. The combination of nutrient-rich ingredients such as flaxseeds, chia seeds, almonds, and pumpkin seeds with the natural sweetness of grated apples and fresh berries make for a satisfying and nourishing breakfast.

The warming spices of cinnamon and cardamom combined with the subtle sweetness of vanilla add a comforting aroma and flavor to this delicious muesli. The addition of Melrose MCT oil provides a source of healthy fats, which can help improve brain function and increase energy levels.

This recipe is easy to prepare and can be made the night before, allowing for a stress-free morning. Simply mix the dry ingredients with coconut milk and vanilla bean, refrigerate overnight, and add grated apple and MCT oil in the morning.

Enjoy this uplifting Chia Flax Bircher Muesli with a dollop of creamy coconut or natural yoghurt, and top with fresh slices of pear and mixed berries for a delicious and wholesome breakfast that will keep you feeling uplifted and energized throughout the day.

Prep Time:

15 mins

Cooking time:

5 minutes 

Servings:

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup Melrose Rolled Flaxseeds
  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • ½ cup roughly chopped natural almonds
  • 1/3 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped
  • 1 litre coconut drinking milk
  • ½ cup Melrose MCT 
  • 2 apples, grated
  • 1 cup full-fat coconut or natural yoghurt
  • 1 ripe pear, sliced fresh, to serve
  • 1 cup mixed berries, to serve

Method:

Place flaxseeds, chia seeds, almond, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, cinnamon and cardamom in a large mixing bowl stir dry ingredients to combine.


Add coconut milk and vanilla bean, mix well to combine using a fork. After 5 – 10 minutes, mix again and then cling wrap and place in the fridge overnight to thicken.


The next day, grate the apple and place into bircher mix along with the MCT oil and stir well to combine. To serve, place about ¾ cup bircher in a bowl, add a dollop of yoghurt and top with a few slices of fresh pear and berries.

Tips:

To make your own drinking coconut milk, use the ratio 1 cup of coconut milk to 2 cups of water, blend or mix well and store in fridge. 

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