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5-Minute Vegan Pumpkin Bircher Muesli

This 5-minute vegan pumpkin bircher muesli comes together in a flash making it perfect for on-the-go fall mornings and busy weekdays. On top of its swiftness, this muesli is also super versatile, so feel free to mixup the add-ins and toppings to suit your autumn breakfast fancy.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, plant-based, Vegan
Author: Ashley


5-Minute Vegan Pumpkin Bircher Muesli

  • 1/2 cup quick cook oats*
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup unsweetened plant-based milk, more or less as needed to thin
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened plant-based yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup or to taste
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoon chia seeds, to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon ground flaxseed
  • 1/2 to 1 tablespoon drippy tahini (optional, for extra creaminess)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or pumpkin spice

Optional Toppings

  • 1 small banana, peeled and sliced
  • Drizzle of tahini or vegan honey (e.g., Beefree Honee)
  • Sprinkle of pepitas
  • Sprinkle of shelled hemp seeds
  • Frozen blackberries


For the 5-Minute Creamy Bircher Muesli

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the oats, plant-based milk, coconut yogurt, maple syrup, chia seeds, ground flaxseed, tahini (if using), and spice(s) (if using) until creamy.

To Assemble

  • Top as desired. 
  • Serve immediately.


*Quick cook oats are rolled oats that have been ground into a finer grain. If you're not able to find them, don't fret. Simply add 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats to a food processor and process for 20 to 30 seconds, or until ground into a coarse meal.