Our healthy bircher muesli recipe: sugar free

January 25, 2016
by Trisha Eat

    sugar free bircher muesli

    A Sugar Substitute

    Have you noticed how popular Bircher muesli is these days? But traditionally, it has some form of sugar in it whether it’s normal sugar or honey. Well, you know how delicious and sweet bananas are? If you mash them up and add them to your bircher, you won’t need any sugar at all.

    Mix it up: Oats & Buckwheat

    The key to good nutrition is diversity. So, boil yourself up some buckwheat and at it into the oats to soak overnight. It’s a lovely, filling mixture. And as buckwheat is related to rhubarb seeds, it’s not a cereal and it’s gluten free – even if oats aren’t. So, check out the recipe below and give breakfast a bit of bite!

    healthy bircher muesli recipe

    Sugar Free Bircher Muesli


    • 2 whole bananas, mashed
    • 3 heaped tbsp. cocoa powder
    • 100g whole buckwheat
    • 100g oats
    • 100ml almond milk
    • 150ml plain soya yoghurt
    • 1 grapefruit
    • 1 handful crushed pistachio


    1. Boil the buckwheat on medium high heat for 20 minutes (until it is cooked through). Strain and
    2. allow to cool.
    3. Mix together the almond milk, soya yoghurt and cocoa powder in a bowl until thoroughly mixed.
    4. Then add the mashed banana thoroughly
    5. Add the uncooked oats and the cooked, cooled buckwheat to a bowl and add the cocoa mixture.
    6. Stir in thoroughly.
    7. Leave to chill and absorb overnight in the fridge
    8. In the morning, serve into two bowls and peel and slice the grapefruit to put on top. Sprinkle on
    9. your crushed pistachios.
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