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Vegan Bircher Muesli Recipe


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This vegan bircher muesli recipe with rolled oats is a traditional and healthy Swiss breakfast! Made with dairy-free yogurt and almond milk, fresh fruit, and healthy whole grains- easy to make ahead, meal prep, or batch cook ahead of time.

This plant based bircher muesli takes about 5 minutes to prep the night before. A fantastic work or school breakfast that you can take on the go.

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When my husband and I were visiting Switzerland, this was one of the best things we ate there (aside from the fondue, and Swiss chocolate, and raclette, of course). We wanted to bring that traditional Bircher muesli recipe back to the States with us. 

When we stayed in Basil with our family friend Chris, he kindly introduced us to this fantastic fruity and hearty breakfast. We were hooked! I recreated this traditional bircher muesli with vegan and dairy free ingredients for a tasty plant-based breakfast you can make the night before!

This Dairy Free Bircher Muesli Recipe is:

  • Creamy
  • Tart
  • Sweet
  • Filling
  • Dairy Free
  • Vegan and Dairy Free
  • Easy to Make the Night before, and enjoy oats in the morning!
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I make this now as a version of oats. Its great to make a big batch of at the beginning of the week, and enjoy a quick breakfast to-go!  Making the bircher muesli ahead of time is a great way to save time in the mornings. This bircher muesli is ready to grab and go!

Meal Prep this Dairy Free Bircher Muesli Recipe

You can easily meal prep this vegan & dairy free bircher muesli recipe by following the below recipe and dividing it into a few equal portions to enjoy throughout the week. I love having a quick homemade meal ready in my fridge during the busy weekdays. By meal prepping this recipe, you can cook once and have perfectly portioned meals ready to go. I rely heavily on meal prepping and created a whole section of the site to recipes you can meal prep, batch cook, or make ahead.  Heat + eat, you’re all set!

What’s In Vegan Bircher Muesli?

Be sure to visit the recipe card below for full ingredient amounts and recipe instructions!

  • Old Fashioned Oats: I used old fashioned oats for this recipe. I found old fashioned oats work much better than quick oats, as they hold up really well while being baked.
  • Dairy Free Yogurt
  • Almond Milk: you can use any variety that you would drink.
  • Apples
  • Banana
  • Dried Cherries: these delicious dried cherries are naturally sweetened with no added sugar!  They add a fantastic tang to this recipe, so load these gorgeous dried cherries in this bircher muesli!
  • Almonds: these giant bags of almonds are a great value .
  • Walnuts
  • Brown Sugar or maple syrup
  • Orange Juice

Vegan No Cook Breakfast Recipes 

This no-cook muesli recipe is a quick and simple breakfast.  I love a good no-cook recipe for those days when I’m not feeling like standing around the stove, or for summer mornings when it’s too hot to cook. I have a whole collection of recipes that require zero cooking at all, check them out here

This vegan muesli comes together quickly, and doesn’t require the stove or microwave to make. Just use a few pantry staple ingredients and you have a nice meal ready in no time.  And very little to clean up afterwards… an added bonus!

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Inexpensive and Affordable Oat Recipes For Everyone

I love how inexpensive these bircher muesli jars are to make! This recipe uses a lot of ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards – most of which you probably have on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious meals using a few staples you can rotate.  

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Homemade Chocolate Oat Milk 

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Vegan Bircher Muesli

Vegan and Dairy Free Bircher Muesli! A creamy and delicious Swiss breakfast of rolled oats, nuts, and fresh fruit. Easy to make ahead, meal prep, or batch cook ahead of time for a morning meal on the go.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Breakfast
Cuisine European, Swiss
Servings 4
Calories 310 kcal



  • 2 cups old fashioned oats
  • 1 cup plain unsweetened yogurt dairy free
  • 1 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 apple diced
  • 1 banana sliced
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon almonds chopped
  • 1 tablespoon walnuts chopped


  • Place all ingredients in a large bowl, and mix to combine.
  • Serve and store into individual serving containers (I like mason jars, but you can use any airtight container.)
  • Refrigerate 6 to 8 hours, and enjoy the next morning for a healthy breakfast on the go!


Calories: 310kcalCarbohydrates: 54gProtein: 9gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 93mgPotassium: 339mgFiber: 8gSugar: 17gVitamin A: 321IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 192mgIron: 2mg
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