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STRAWBERRY SUNDAE (The Healthy Way)

INGREDIENTS

 

- ¼ cup dry roasted

   almonds

- ¼ cup pistachio nuts

- ½ teaspoon ground

   cinnamon

- 4 fresh pitted medjool

   dates

- 500g strawberries

   (quartered)

- ¼  tspn vanilla bean paste

- 800g Natural or Greek      

   Style Yoghurt

METHOD

1. Combine almonds, pistachio, cinnamon and 2 dates in a food processor. Process until you have a crumble like consistency. If you don’t have a food processor you can chop the ingredients finely by hand.

2. Cut 250g of the strawberries into quarters.

3. Blend the other 250 g of strawberries with the other 2 fresh dates and vanilla with a stick blender until smooth.

4. To serve, place the cut strawberries into a glass, top with ¼ (200g) of the yoghurt, pour over ¼ of the strawberry puree and then sprinkle the crumble mixture on top and enjoy.

Each serve of this recipe contains 25g CHO.

FRUIT FRUIT and more fruit

 

 

 

 

 

 

MOST FRUITS HAVE A LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX (GI) BECAUSE OF THEIR FRUCTOSE & FIBER CONTENT

 

A small piece of whole fruit or about ½ cup of frozen or canned fruit has approximately 15 grams of carbohydrate.

FRUIT frappe

BERRY FRAPPE

 

4 peeled Oranges

2 cups Frozen mixed berries

1 cup Apple juice

Handful of Ice cubes

 

CITRUS FRAPPE

 

4 peeled Oranges

1 peeled Lemon

1/4 Pineapple (chopped)

1 cup Apple juice

Handful of Ice cubes

METHOD

Place all fruit into a blender and mix for about 30 seconds - EASY!!!!!

Note: You can use any fruit you like; apples, watermelon, mango - anything you like.

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