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Yield: Serves 4–6
60g (2oz) pumpkin seeds
60g (2oz) sunflower seeds
30g (1oz) sesame seeds
60g (2oz) slivered almonds
150g (5oz) organic rolled oats
250ml (9fl oz) buttermilk
150ml (5fl oz) milk
100ml (3½fl oz) good quality or fresh
squeezed apple juice
2 ripe bananas
2 tablespoons leather wood honey
¼ teaspoon vanilla paste or 1 fresh
1 tablespoon brown sugar
Zest of half a lemon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 green (granny smith) apple
1 red crispy (royal gala) apple
200g (7oz) honey vanilla yogurt to
2 fresh passion fruit, cut in half and
Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F) and line a baking tray with baking paper.
Scatter nut topping onto tray and bake for 10 minutes, or until toasted and
brown. Cool and set aside.
To make the bircher muesli, combine oats, buttermilk, milk, and apple juice.
Mash the bananas in a bowl with a table fork and stir in the honey, vanilla
paste, brown sugar, lemon zest and juice; mix well. Pour into oat mixture,
cover and refrigerate overnight.
Just before serving, grate granny smith apple on a cheese grater and stir
through the oat mixture. Adjust sweetness to taste and consistency with a little
more milk or apple juice.
To serve, cut the apple into thin strips the size of matchsticks, spoon the bircher
muesli into serving glasses, add a dollop of honey yogurt then sprinkle some
of the prepared nut seed mix over the top. Top with apple salad and a
squeeze of the fresh-cut passion fruit pulp