Yogurt with Berries & Almonds
Can be doubled | Can be halved
Oh my goodness, this week has been crazy, and the weather has been hot! Any meal where I don’t have to use the oven or stove on has been calling my name. Being so busy, I’ve been eating “on the fly”, so this dish has been a frequent choice for breakfast and lunch. It’s quick, and so satisfying, while at the same time very light and refreshing. I can throw it together in a snap, and it’s chock full of natural food nutrition! Think of this as a fresh alternative to yogurt and granola. It’s lighter in fats and calories and (in my humble opinion), much healthier for the body. The added complex carbohydrates from the optional oats provide an extra energy boost, and I love the added texture too! ~ Susan
1 cup of your favorite lowfat yogurt, Stonyfield Farms is organic, and widely available
1 cup fresh strawberries – quartered
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 tablespoon sliced raw almonds
optional – 2 tablespoons raw rolled oats – we love Bob’s Red Mill brand
If you want to make a beautiful presentation for guests or just for yourself, start with the yogurt in a wide shallow bowl, surround the edges with the berries in an artfully arranged pattern, and place the sliced almonds in a little pile in the center.
If you’re adding the oats, put them in the middle of the berries, and then top with the sliced almonds.
When I’m in a hurry I just toss it all together in a bowl and dig in!