Layered Yoghurt & Fruit Crumble

Kid-Friendly Recipe of the Month

Layered Yoghurt & Fruit Crumble Recipe

Yoghurt and Fruit Crumble - recipe for picky eatersIf you’re in need of some child-friendly snack inspiration, give this Yoghurt & Fruit Crumble recipe a try! We know how hard it is for children to be excited by food that’s actually nutritious for them. And, we know that it can be even harder to think of new meals and snacks that will get them wanting to eat the good stuff.

 

Children can be hard to please when it comes to healthy food choices, so here at The Brook Early Education and Care, we’ve found a way for your children to be excited about eating healthy food: getting children involved in the making of food encourages them to be eager to eat it!

 

This recipe only has a few ingredients so it is quick to make – and super easy too! Children can absolutely help with the preparation of this very healthy snack option. This layered yoghurt & fruit crumble is a wonderful snack option that is not only delicious, but a nutritious option for both you and the children to eat without the complaints from fussy eaters. Any fruit options in season can be used, so maybe even take the little ones to the market with you and let them get inspired by the colours and flavours!

 

How much will this make?

This recipe makes 10 serves (250 ml cup size) and can be made with any fruit of choice.

 

What you’ll need:

 

  • 1 kg plain reduced fat yoghurt
  • 250 g oats
  • Cinnamon to top
  • 825 g fruit – diced into small pieces
  • Serving cups or jars

 

How to do it:

  1. Layer fruit into the bottom of the cup (approximately 2cm deep at the base).
  2. Add a layer of yoghurt.
  3. Add a layer of oats.
  4. Repeat steps 2,3, and 4 until 1cm from the top of the cup.
  5. Top the yoghurt with oats and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Variations of fruit:

 

  • Apple
  • Mango
  • Pear
  • Pineapple
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Kiwi Fruit
  • Peach

 

Tips:

 

  • If your child has any dietary requirements such as a lactose intolerance, a dairy free yoghurt can be supplemented
  • As well as a fruit of your choice, a different flavour of yoghurt can be added, bringing more variety to the menu.
  • Frozen fruit is a good option to reduce preparation time.

 

If you enjoyed this recipe, see our other healthy and fun recipes for you and your kids, like Chicken and Avocado Tortilla Roll Ups and Emoji Frittatas!

 

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