New Recipe: Overnight Chia Bircher

We have put a much healthier spin on traditional bircher muesli with this recipe, ensuring you still get the delicious flavour but without the carbohydrate load and sugar crash as a result!

The chia seeds, flaxseeds, almond meal and pumpkin seeds make this Overnight Chia Bircher an anti-inflammatory powerhouse, delivering you with omega-3 fatty acids and protein to keep you satisfied all morning. So simple to prepare and a great way to stay on track as you can prepare ahead of time!

Ingredients (Serves 4)

  • ½ cup chia seeds
  • 4 tablespoons flaxseed meal
  • 4 tablespoons almond meal
  • 4 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • ¼ cup coconut flakes
  • 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1 apple, grated
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

To serve:

  • 1-2 tablespoons coconut yoghurt
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon hemp seeds, optional
  • Handful blueberries


  1. Combine chia seeds, flaxseed meal, almond meal, pumpkin seeds, coconut flakes, coconut milk, apple and cinnamon in an airtight container, stirring thoroughly.
  2. Transfer to the fridge to allow to soak overnight.
  3. To serve, stir through coconut yoghurt and top with walnuts, hemp seeds and blueberries.
  4. Enjoy!

Recipe developed and image shot by Elyse Lagos, TNN Practice Manager, Recipe Developer & Food Photographer. Learn more about Elyse here.

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