I don’t know about you but over the summer holidays a mid-morning fry-up becomes a thing of habit rather than a special treat. The Christmas ham gets thrown on the bbq along with eggs and fresh tomatoes and then I like to improve the entire meal (or ruin as my family may argue) by covering it all in thick, red tomato sauce so it tastes sweet, salty and delicious. This lines the stomach and forms the base for the rest of the day’s activities; lying on the beach, dipping in the ocean, going back to lying on the beach, reading a book, having an ice cream etc.
This muesli should be made up in January, once you are home from holiday and are in need of a new year physical and mental “spruce-up”. I’ve said before how I feel about muesli; even the word ‘muesli’ makes me feel happy and content. If loving muesli made you a millionaire, I would be one rich lady.
Bircher muesli is kind of a cross between muesli and cold porridge. By adding the liquid to the oats the night before and leaving it in the fridge to soak you have this beautiful creamy slurry in the morning. You can either eat this ‘as is’ or increase your 5+ a day by adding fresh apple and blueberries.