Key Lime Pie (In a jar!)
I've really been craving some key lime pie for the last couple of days. Rather than whip up (& eat!) a whole pie I thought I’d create a recipe for one. The great thing about making it in an old jar is that you can take it anywhere with you (just remember to keep the lid). The green colour in this comes from avocados - in fact this is a great recipe to use up any overripe avocados you may have.
This one can be made gluten free (just make sure you use gluten free oats) & also vegan, just switch the honey for agave or date nectar & the quark for 10g coconut oil.
Although packed full of healthy ingredients, this one is relatively high on the calorie front. The portion size is pretty decent so if you're conscious of your waistline then just split this into 2 smaller bowls/jars.
The other great thing about this recipe is that it can be played around with a bit to fit your nutritional requirements, for example, if you want to take the protein content up then just add a scoop of vanilla protein powder to the topping mix. Similarly, if you want to take the omega 3/fibre content up a bit, add a tablespoon of flaxseed to the biscuit. It's all about making your food work for you! :-)
Makes 1 large serving :
Macros per serving:
343kcal / 16g protein / 52g carbs / 11g fat / 10g fibre