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Bircher muesli

Makes 8 servings

Bircher muesli

At home I make a big bowl of this most nutritious breakfast cereal a couple of times a week and feed it to the children as well as myself every morning. It is both fortifying and delicious and one of the best things about it is that it is there ready to eat – thus avoiding the fraught running around in the morning trying to feed everybody while at the same time searching out matching socks, hairbrushes and school books.

500g/1lb oats
350ml/12fl oz apple juice
3 apples, grated
6 tbsp plain yoghurt
3 tbsp honey

Place the oats in a bowl and pour the apple juice over the top. Add the grated apple and stir well to combine.

Cover and place in the fridge for a couple of hours minimum – although the muesli will happily sit in the fridge for 2-3 days.

Spoon into a bowl and add the yoghurt and honey, stir well, add fruit to your taste (such as rhubarb) and serve.