Image by: Chris Court, William Meppem / Styling by: Justine Poole
Start your morning on a healthy note with this hearty breakfast bowl.
Packed with nutrient-packed seeds like sunflower and flax, accented with strong flavours like cinnamon and maple, and topped with sweeteners like honey and grated pear, this healthy breakfast will make it easier to hop out of bed in the morning.
Power seed bircher
- 1⁄3 cup sunflower seeds
- 1⁄3 cup pepitas
- 1⁄3 cup flaxseeds
- 1⁄2 cup rolled spelt
- 1 1⁄2 cups 2% milk or almond milk
- 1⁄2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1 firm pear, grated
- Raspberries, for serving
Maple vanilla yogurt
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 2 tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
1 To make the bircher (overnight oats) place the sunflower seeds, pepitas, flaxseeds and spelt in a large bowl. Add the milk, cinnamon and honey, and stir to combine. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours or up to overnight.
2 Meanwhile, make the maple vanilla yogurt by placing the yogurt, maple syrup and vanilla bean paste in a bowl and mixing to combine.
3 Add the pear to the bircher and stir to combine. Spoon the bircher into four serving bowls and top with the flavoured yogurt and raspberries; serve.
Prep & cook time: 4 hours
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Excerpted from Life in Balance by Donna Hay. Recipes Copyright © 2016 Donna Hay, Photography copyright © 2016 Chris Court & William Meppem. Excerpted by permission of Harper Collins Publishers. All rights reserved.