It is fast approaching that time of year when you start planning Christmas meals to celebrate over with your tribe. Here is one of my favourite seasonal recipes sure to please!
Whole Food Trifle
This trifle makes a great Christmas breakfast or brunch. You can play around with the fruit and use any seasonal fruit including cherries and mango!
Pre: 1-24 hours
Cooking: 5-10 minutes
1 cup oats, soaked in ¾ cup water
2 tbsp. currants
1 apple or firm pear
½ papaya, scooped into balls with melon-baller
½ lemon or orange, juice and zest
2 tbsp. natural plain yoghurt
1 tbsp. hemp seeds
1 tsp. honey
1 tbsp. mixed nuts and seeds (almonds, flaxseed, sunflower seeds or LSA)
Pinch cinnamon or ginger powder
Soak the oats and currants the night before or for an hour in a little water or fruit
juice. To the oat mix, add grated apple/pear, papaya and cinnamon/ginger.
In a separate bowl, mix the yoghurt with a squeeze of orange juice and zest.
Layer the oat mixture, then the raspberries, the yoghurt and repeat.
Drizzle with honey and sprinkle with chopped nuts and hemp seeds.
Zoe Bingley-Pullin Is A Nutritionist, Mother, Chef And Founder Of Nutritional Edge, A Nutritional Consultancy Company Based In Sydney.
She is passionate about food and has a self acclaimed love affair with food. Her passion for food has empowered her to help many people embrace the benefits of food through education. By improving people’s knowledge and understanding of food, she believes they’re able to create and sustain a healthier and more delicious life and their very own love affair with food.