Overnight Muesli In A Jar! Assemble at night for an easy on-the-go breakfast in the morning!
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What Is Overnight Muesli?
The creation of muesli cereal is credited to Swiss physician and nutritional pioneer Dr. Maximilian Bircher-Benner who developed it around 1900.
He prepared muesli with milk or cream, a squeeze of citrus juice, often with a sweetener such as honey, as well as grated apple, and then soaked it overnight. His overnight muesli recipe has been referred to as Bircher muesli.
This Overnight Muesli In A Jar is the vegan meal prep-inspired take on Bircher muesli.
Ingredients You Will Need For Overnight Muesli In A Jar
To make this overnight muesli recipe, I highly recommend using a homemade muesli mix! It is so easy to make, it will save you money, and you can customize it according to your personal preference. Check out this post on How To Make Homemade Muesli Mix!
I always have a batch on my breakfast shelf, ready to prep overnight muesli in no time.
Next up: soy yogurt! You are obviously welcome to purchase soy yogurt, but if you live in a place where it isn’t readily available (like me), it is super easy to make your own!
Check out this post on How To Make Soy Yogurt!
I make a batch at least once a week and it has been fun and delicious.
Top your overnight muesli with some delicious fresh berries for a wholesome breakfast meal.
My Favourite Jar For Overnight Muesli In A Jar
For overnight muesli in a jar, I love using 500 ml (16 oz) mason jars! They are the perfect size to add overnight muesli at the bottom and add some yummy toppings on top!
How To Make Overnight Muesli In A Jar
1. Add Muesli Mix To A Mason Jar
Take a 500 ml (16 oz) mason jar, and add 1/4 cup muesli mix to it.
2. Add Soy Yogurt
Then, add 1/2 cup soy yogurt to the same jar.
3. Stir To Combine And Top With Fresh Berries
Stir the muesli mix and yogurt together until well combined.
Add your favorite fresh berries on top! Other fruit, such as pineapple, would be delicious too!
Store in the fridge overnight and enjoy the following morning, at home or on the go.
Overnight Muesli In A Jar: FAQs
No worries if you forget to start the process the night before! Even after a short 10-15 minute soak, the muesli will start to soften and will be ready to eat.
Overnight oats maintain their freshness and quality for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.
Overnight muesli can absolutely sit in your fridge for longer than overnight without compromising its texture, so it is totally meal prep friendly. However, overnight muesli only lasts up to 4 days in the refrigerator, meaning you can only prep it for up to 4 days in advance. Prep it on Sunday, for breakfasts up to Thursday!
Overnight Muesli In A Jar
- Add Muesli Mix To A Mason Jar: Take a 500 ml (16 oz) mason jar, and add 1/4 cup muesli mix to it.1/4 cup muesli mix
- Add Soy Yogurt: Then, add 1/2 cup soy yogurt to the same jar.1/2 cup soy yogurt
- Combine And Top With Fresh Berries: Stir the muesli mix and yogurt together until well combined.Add your favorite fresh berries on top! Other fruit, such as pineapple, would be delicious too!Store in the fridge overnight and enjoy the following morning, at home or on the go.1/2-1 cup fresh berries
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