The Overnight Bircher is sticky, glutinous and filling. Made with complex carbohydrates, this breakfast is aimed at keeping your blood sugar levels stable to avoid any mid morning cravings.
2 cups rolled oats
½ cup shredded coconut
½ cup almonds, chopped
½ cup currants
2 tablespoons flaxseed
1 small green apple, grated
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups (625ml) unsweetened almond milk
1 cup water
½ cup Greek yoghurt
Sprinkle of almonds
Drizzle of maple syrup
Place all ingredients (apart from the apple) in a bowl. Stir to combine.
Grate the apple, then squeeze it over a sink to drain excess liquid. Add the apple to the bowl and mix through thoroughly.
Cover the mixture and refrigerate overnight.
Divide the mixture between bowls and serve with extra yoghurt, almonds and maple syrup.
Gluten Free Variation
Recplace the oats with quinoa flakes.
Use coconut yoghurt instead of Greek yoghurt.