Updated: Jun 11
These breakfast pots are antioxidant-rich, high in fibre, protein, zinc, beneficial bacteria, and omega-3 fats. They are extremely anti-inflammatory and soothing to the gut, and for keeping your gut healthy. Besides breakfast, they can also be enjoyed as a pudding any time of the day.
If you are dairy-free or following a low FODMAP diet, leave out the kefir and use coconut yoghurt.
Large handful of strawberries, preferably organic
Small handful of blueberries, preferably organic
50ml milk kefir or coconut yoghurt
150ml unsweetened almond or oat milk
1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds
1 tbsp. hulled hemp seeds
3 tbsp. chia seeds
1 tsp. vanilla essence
1 tsp. maple syrup
Flaked coconut (to serve, optional)
Cacao nibs (to serve, optional)
Place all ingredients except the flaked coconut and cacao nibs in a blender and blitz until smooth.
Pour mixture into wide-brimmed glasses and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
To serve, scatter with blueberries, pumpkin seeds, flaked coconut, and cocoa nibs.
Helen Ross is a registered nutritionist, specialising in gut health and IBS support. If you'd like to know more about eating for a healthy gut, and/or how to keep your gut healthy, book in for a FREE call here to discover how she can help you.
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