Layered Yoghurt and Dried Apricots

Layered Yoghurt and Dried Apricots

Enjoy this layered dessert as a healthy snack or to simply boost your afternoon mood.

Serves: One

Dietary: Vegetarian

 

Ingredients

Low-fat yoghurt
2-3 dried apricots, chopped or blended
1/2 cup rolled oat (roasted) or plain granola
5-6 kernels of unsalted pistachio

 

Method

  1. Layer a low-fat Greek yoghurt in a cup or bowl, then layer the dried apricot, rolled oats (toasted) or granola and unsalted pistachio.
  2. Add another layer of yoghurt and continue to build the layers until you have a total of 4 layers, two yoghurt and two dried apricot, oats and pistachio.

 

This recipe has been donated by Nourhan Barakat, Registered Associate Nutritionist

 

Nutrition Information

Per serving:
Total calories: 351 kcal
Fat: 9.2 g (Mostly unsaturated fats)
Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
Carbohydrate: 42 g
Total sugar: 15 g
Free sugar: 0.0 g
Fibre: 9 g
Protein: 21g
Salt: 0.15 g

 

Nutritional Facts

Dried apricot has a relatively low glycemic index and high in vitamin A and E which makes it a good ingredient for a healthy snack or breakfast.  This recipe is also high in fibre.

 

Variation 

You could swap the pistachio with grated almond. You can add chia seeds to dense your yoghurt with fibre and omega-3 fatty acid.

If you are lactose-intolerant, you can swap the yoghurt to lacto-free alternative or dairy alternative yoghurt. If you are allergic to nuts, swap it with grated coconut or chia seeds.

 

 

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