Festive zesty Greek yoghurt

It’s that time of year again when I need to Christmassy-up our nutrition plans but keep our people super healthy! We already have our cult Christmas porridge recipe but I wanted a lower carb option with a Greek yoghurt vibe. I came up with this beautiful thing; crikey it’s so delicious. You could also serve it as a lighter Christmas day pud.

Ingredients

  • knob of butter
  • a generous teaspoon of dark honey (I used Greek)
  • juice of an orange
  • juice of 1.3 of a small lemon
  • drop of vanilla extract
  • scant teaspoon of christmassy spice such as cinnamon and nutmeg (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons of dried fruit, I used sultanas
  • 120g full fat Greek yoghurt
  • 70g full fat creme fraiche
  • a few chopped walnuts and a teaspoon of mixed seeds

Nuush clients: Please apply the portion sizes stated in your account and divide the recipe so that you make only as much you need.

Instructions

In a small pan, heat the butter, vanilla, honey and spice (if using), until melted and combined. Now add the orange and lemon juice and heat it all so it bubbles a but, reduces and thickens a little. Now it’s time to add the fruit; give it a stir so it gets coated in the zesty sticky juice and keep heating it ’til it plumps up – just a min or two.

Mix the yoghurt and creme fraiche together and spoon the mixture into a good-looking bowl (we eat with our eyes first!). Pour on the fruity juicy mix and top with the nuts and seeds.

Nutrition Info

Yoghurt

Yoghurt gives a good hit of calcium as well as B12 for DNA production, cardiovascular protection and a well-functioning brain and nervous system.

Good honest nutrition

Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.

Janice Maeditere

Portion Guidelines

Instead of living with the bore of weighing food, counting points or calories and tapping everything you eat into a phone you can use nature’s custom-designed tool – your hands!

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