Toasted Oats & Yogurt Layer Recipe

So simple - a lovely mix of toasted oats, blueberries, honey & yogurt.

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    Prep Time

    5 mins

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    Cook Time

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    Serves

    2

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    Cost Per Serving

    £1.00-£1.24

Nutrition Per Serving

  • Calories320 kcal

    Calories

    Calories are a measure of the amount of energy in food and drink. Your weight depends on the balance between how much energy you consume and how much energy you use up. If you eat or drink more than you use you can gain weight. If you don’t eat enough you can lose it.

  • Fat15g

    Fat

    Your body wouldn’t function without fat. Fat is an essential part of a healthy balanced diet. It provides fat soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids. But as fat is a rich source of energy (calories), it can easily contribute to weight gain.

  • Saturates4g

    Saturates

    On average as a nation it seems we’re consuming too much saturated fat. Eating too much can increase your cholesterol, which is a risk factor for heart disease. Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats can help maintain healthy cholesterol levels, and reduce the risk of heart disease.

  • Carbs29g

    Carbs

    Starchy foods like bread, breakfast cereals or potatoes are a good source of carbohydrate and should make up just over a third of the food you eat. When eaten, carbohydrates are broken down into glucose, which is used to fuel cells in your body like brain and muscle cells. Some people think starchy carbohydrates are fattening, but gram for gram it contains less than half the calories of fat. Choose whole grain or high fibre varieties where you can as they often contain more nutrients.

  • Sugars13g

    Sugars

    On average in the UK we eat too much sugar. Foods and drinks high in sugars are not needed in the diet. So if you have them, make sure they're infrequent and in small amounts, or you risk tooth decay or obesity.

  • Fibre3g

    Fibre

    Fibre is classed as a carbohydrate and you should aim to eat 30g fibre each day. Eating plenty of fibre is good for your digestive health and is associated with a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and some cancers.

  • Protein18g

    Protein

    All cells and tissues contain protein, so it’s essential for growth, repair and good health. Protein from animal sources such as meat, fish, eggs and dairy products contain all the essential amino acids (the building blocks of protein) needed by the body. If you're vegetarian or vegan, you can get the protein you need through eating a variety of different plant sources such as pulses, nuts and cereals.

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Ingredients

  • 50g oats
  • 6 tbsp 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 100g blueberries

Method

  1. Toast the oats by dry frying them in a frying pan for 1-2 minutes until golden.
  2. Mix together the yogurt and honey and place half in the base of 2 wine or sundae glasses. Then sprinkle half the toasted oats into the glasses. Top with half the blueberries then repeat the layers.
  3. Serve chilled.

Cooking Tips

  • Make this recipe in the evening using a small, airtight jar, then leave in the fridge overnight for a ready-to-go breakfast in the morning. If you make it the night before, you don’t need to toast the oats and you can use frozen fruits of your choice.

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