Prep time: 3 minutes - Cook time: 15 minutes - Serves: 4
Blackberry & raspberry ginger yoghurt pots
Blackberries and raspberries contain fibre and vitamin C, while oats are a source of B vitamins and yoghurt provides protein and calcium. Swap the berries for chopped apple or pear – or any other fruit – if you prefer.
This dish is: Vegetarian • low in fat and salt • contains fibre • contains protein and vitamin C
Each portion contains:
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If your digestive system is sluggish as a result of pregnancy hormones, fibre can really help to keep things moving1.
- 300g raspberries
- 2 tsp ground ginger
- 1 piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
- 1tsp rapeseed oil
- 100g oats
- 500g natural
* Raspberries: Contains vitamin C which can protect your cells and help keep them healthy2
* Blackberries: Provides folic acid which can help reduce the risk of neural tube defects such as spina bifida. The NHS recommends taking a folic acid supplement in addition to eating foods high in folic acid during pregnancy3
* Oats: Provides fibre which can help prevent constipation caused by your hormonal changes1
- Put berries in a wide, medium pan with the ground and fresh ginger and 2 teaspoons of water and place over
a lowheat. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally,until the berries are soft and mushy.
- Remove from the heat and leave to cool completely before serving.
- Meanwhile using some kitchen paper
, ruba medium non-stick frying pan with the oil and set it over a mediumheat.
- Add the oats and cook for 4-5 minutes, tossing frequently, until just catching colour. Remove from the heat and leave to cool completely before serving.
- Divide the
yogurt, berries and oats among four bowls and serve.
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at:https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/common-pregnancy-problems/#constipation [Accessed June 2018].
- NHS. Vitamins for children [Online] 2018 Available
at:https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/vitamins-minerals-supplements-pregnant/#vitamin-c-in-pregnancy[Accessed June 2018].
- NHS. Why do I need folic acid in pregnancy? [Online] 2018 Available at: https://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/913.aspx [Accessed June 2018]].
- NHS. Vitamins and minerals: Calcium [Online] 2018 Available
at:https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/vitamins-minerals-supplements-pregnant/#calcium-in-pregnancy [Accessed June 2018].
Last reviewed: 7th September 2018