Bircher Muesli or Overnight Oats | Brisbane Food Photography

I have been meaning to blog some of my breakfast ideas for ages.  I would love to be able to inspire just one person to rethink the quick and easy bowl of cereal, for a more nutritious and delicious breakfast.

I thought I would start with my absolute favourite breakfast, Bircher Muesli.  This was inspired by a trip to Sydney years ago, where they served the most beautiful Bircher Muesli in the hotel buffet.  I don't have it all the time, but when I do, well, yum!  The other good thing about this is that it can be pre-prepared.  So for those who are short of time or can't face cooking eggs, then this will be right up your alley.

I have decided to go for a bit more of a moodier style for my food photography.  You can see this style in my family images so why not in my food images!

Bircher Muesli - Pina Colada Style

Ingredients

(approx 6 servings)

2 cups of Oats

300mls of Coconut Milk (without additives if possible)

1/2 Cup Plain Unsweetened yoghurt

1x 440g can of pineapple pieces including juice

1/4 Cup Sultanas (Sulphite free recommended)

Method

Place all ingredients into a container and mix.  Leave on the bench for a couple of hours, and then place in the fridge overnight.  If the mixture is too thick for your liking you can add a bit of milk to thin it down. I prefer mine when it is not straight out of the fridge so I serve it into a bowl and leave for around 15 minutes.

Wake up the next morning and enjoy with a steaming hot cup of coffee.  Oh and by the way this is not just good for breakfast, it is great any time of the day!

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Happy Cooking...

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