Easter Egg Fruit Tart

7 April 2022

This is a fantastic alternative to Eastter eggs as it combines a biscuit-like base, with low fat yogurt and fresh fruit!

Nutritional highlights

Compared to the usual chocolate treats over Easter these tarts are lower in calories, fat and saturated fat per 100g. Being low in saturated fats helps to keep our cholesterol levels in check, as too mich saturated fat in our diet can cause an increased cholesterol level which is associated with cardiovascular disease. It is also low in salt which is important as too much salt can increase our blood pressure. 

Ingredients list

Makes 20 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
  • 500g 0% fat Greek yogurt
  • 4 tbsp clear honey 
  • 500g oats
  • 160g strawberries, chopped
  • 1 banana, chopped
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 160g blueberries
  • 160g grapes, halved. 

Method

In a microwavable bowl, add half the Greek yogurt, honey and vanilla extract. Microwave for 20 seconds on high and stir until smooth. 

Take half the oats and blend until finely chopped and resembles flour. 

Add the other half of the oats to the Greek yogurt mixture and stir. Then slowly add in a little of the oat flour until you get a maxture that can be formed into a crust. 

Make 20 egg shaped disks from the mixture onto baking paper. Spread a layer of the remaining Greek yogurt and top with a range of sliced fruit. 

Healthy swaps/tips

  • Swap out half the oats for some oat flour. 
  • Why not get the kids involved in decorating and add your favourite fruits?
  • You can pre-prepare the eggs, but keep the yogurt and the base separate as the yogurt can make this soggy. 
Calories: 134kcal per serving Fat: 1.8g per serving Saturates: 0.3g per serving Total Sugar:  Salt: 0.05g per serving