I know it sounds lame, but I would just like to take a moment to reflect on the greatness of a bircher muesli brekkie. Healthly, filling and downright delicious, I always feel like a million bucks after I have a bowl full with a generous serving of fruit. Especially on a morning like today, when it’s proceeded by a beautiful Bondi to Clovelly run and garnished with some delicious Australian produce, you can’t beat it. And like so many of my favorite things to eat, you can make it your own and tailor it to your tastes. Pick your own fruit, nuts, sweetener, yogurt, juice and cereal brand.
My basic muesli (2 servings)
1 cup muesli (uncooked rolled oats are great too)
1/2 cup yogurt (I prefer unflavored Greek)
1 medium apple or pear grated with a cheese grater
1/2 cup juice, water, or milk (the juice will add another flavor dimension as the oats absorb it) – you can use 1/4 cup if you don’t have time to let it soak, though it is preferable
A sprinkle of cinnamon
A sprinkle of nutmeg
Let stand in the fridge for anywhere between 1 hour to overnight.
Top with fruit and/or nuts of your choosing
Housing update: we officially found a home. It’s in a great location and (yay!) it has an above-average kitchen. I couldn’t be more excited to move in in two weeks! Although the view from our temporary rental is going to be pretty hard to beat!