For adults and kids alike, these oats cups make a fantastic, yet healthy breakfast, dessert or snack option. Made from fresh ingredients you are able to control the sugar levels, add some blood sugar regulating ingredients including complex carbs, healthy fats and cinnamon, plus the frozen or semi-freddo experience is a lovely novelty in the lead up to summer.
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1. Combine the oats, pumpkin seeds, cinnamon, coconut oil and honey in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
2. Add to a parchment paper lined baking tray and bake at 180⁰C for 12 minutes.
3. Add the desiccated coconut, raisins and dried apricots, mix through, and bake for another 12 minutes.
4. Leave to stand for 30 minutes untouched.
5. Serve with a dollop of Greek yoghurt and pack the rest into a sealed jar to store.
This recipe combines healthy oats together with protein-rich yoghurt, antioxidant-rich fruit, omega-3 boasting chia seeds and a pinch of blood-sugar regulating cinnamon. It makes the perfect, guilt-free option for breakfast, dessert or a refreshing snack.
Emma is a qualified nutritionist. She is passionate about all things food, and loves to share her knowledge of her experiences in the kitchen with exciting new recipes, plus, exploring how these healthy habits can translate into helping us feel better!
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