Bircher Muesli Jars with Chia
Yield: 1 serving
Similar to overnight oats, this prep-ahead porridge offers a healthy, satisfying, grab & go breakfast and day of the week!


  • 1/3 cup (39 grams) muesli (I recommend Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free Muesli when using store-bought or homemade Toasted Maple Muesli)
  • 2/3 cup (160 ml) milk of choice
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons pure maple syrup (or sweetener of choice to taste)
  • A pinch of sea salt
  • For serving: 1 tablespoon each toasted slivered almonds, shredded coconut, and chopped dates (about 1 large Medjool date or 2 Deglet Noor dates, pitted) 1/2 a banana, chopped*


  1. Mix the muesli, milk, chia seeds, maple syrup, and sea salt in a 12- to 16-ounce jar. (The larger size makes it easy to mix the extras in the morning.) Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. In the morning, add the almonds and other add-ins, give the mixture a good stir, and enjoy!


  • *You may omit or substitute any of the toppings if you don’t care for them, and feel free to add other toppings according to season and preference. Grated apple is traditional (the Bob’s Red Mill muesli does contain some dried apple), and chopped fresh peaches and berries are delicious when available.

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