RECIPE FOR BABY
A breakfast staple, oats make for a healthy dessert, as well. Serve this treat to your guests – tots and adults – at your year-end party.
Chilled oat parfait with berries and chia seeds.
CHILLED OAT PARFAIT WITH BERRIES AND CHIA SEEDS
Makes 8 to 10 servings
250g rolled oats 500ml milk 20g chia seeds, soaked 80ml strawberry yogurt 100g fresh assorted berries, cubed
70ml honey 50g almond, grounded 100g raisins 1 green apple, skinned and grated
1 Soak oats with milk and leave to soften overnight, or about six hours, in the fridge.
2 Combine mixture A with overnight oatmeal. Mix well.
3 Assemble some transparent plastic cups for toddler guests, and glasses for adults.
4 Layer the ingredients in this order: chia seeds, oat mixture and strawberry yogurt.
5 Top with assorted berries, such as strawberries, blueberries and raspberries. Serve immediately.
This recipe is suitable for toddlers from 12 months old.
Executive chef Lawrence Tay Lian Chin and principal dietitian Alefia A. Vasanwala contributed the recipe and and nutrition tips, respectively. Both are from Mount Elizabeth Hospital.