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Berry Bircher Muesli

Refuel After Swimming With Berry Bircher Muesli

This easy recipe makes the perfect post-swim breakfast as it contains the ideal ratio of carbohydrate-to-protein to refuel depleted muscles. It can be prepared the night before so you have a nutritious breakfast waiting for you in the morning! The high polyphenol and vitamin C content of the berries helps promote muscle recovery.

This recipe is devised by Anita Bean, an accredited sports nutritionist working with the British Olympic Association and Swim England.

Berry Bircher Muesli


Berry Bircher Muesli


  1. 150g plain low-fat
    Greek yogurt
    50ml milk of your choice 25g jumbo oats
    2 dried apricots, chopped 1⁄2 apple, cored and coarsely grated
    1 tbsp walnuts, roughly chopped
    Handful raspberries (or any other berries) and a few pomegranate seeds


  1. In a small bowl or wide-neck glass jar mix together all the ingredients except the fresh fruit. Cover and leave overnight in the fridge.
  2. To serve, top with the raspberries and pomegranate seeds.


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