Bircher Muesli – gluten free
This delicious breakfast was introduced by a Swiss physician Maximillian Bircher-Brenner for patients in his hospital. He believed that a diet rich in fresh fruit and vegetables was an essential part of healing. Traditionally the muesli was eaten with orange juice and not milk and the original recipe had far more whole fruit then grains. I love making my own Bircher style natural muesli from both whole oat groats, steel cut oats and rolled oats. For a gluten free or grain free muesli, I just substitute the oats for ground linseed and a little chia seed and soak for an hour or overnight as per the traditional recipe.