Dietitian's Pick: Granola Bowls with Fruit and Yoghurt
Serves: 8 (makes 8 bowls) Time to make: 30 mins
*serving size depends on each bariatric patient's need
2 tablespoons no-added-salt, no-added-sugar smooth peanut butter
3 tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
2 cups quick-cook oats
1 banana, mashed
1 cup reduced-fat plain yoghurt, to serve
2 cups fresh fruit (such as berries, banana, apple and kiwifruit), to serve
Preheat oven to 180°C. Lightly spray 8 holes in a 12-hole muffin tin with oil.
Heat peanut butter and maple syrup until melted. Stir through oil and vanilla essence.
Mix oats, banana and melted peanut butter mixture in a large bowl until well combined.
Press 1 tablespoon of the mixture into each muffin hole, making sure the base is fully covered and there are no gaps.
Bake for 15 minutes, or until golden. Remove from oven and leave to cool for 5 minutes. Carefully turn out on a wire rack to cool completely.
Serve granola bowls filled with yoghurt and your child’s favourite fruit.
Nutritional information (per serve)
Total fat 7.8g
Saturated fat 1.3g
Dietary fibre 3.9g