Healthy living

Fruits of the forest yoghurt compote

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes

Serves: 2


  • 1 cup (125 g) frozen mixed berries or blueberries
  • 250 g punnet strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups vanilla or berry low-fat yoghurt
  • 3 tablespoons flaked almonds or roasted almonds, roughly chopped


1. Place mixed berries or blueberries into a small saucepan and cook over medium heat, gently stirring until berries soften, approximately 3–4 minutes.

2. Remove from heat and stir through strawberries. Allow to cool for at least 5 minutes, longer if time permits.

3. Divide half the berry mixture between two glasses. Top with layers of yoghurt, remaining berries then yoghurt. Sprinkle almonds on top and serve.


You may like to try the following variations:

  • heat berries for 2 minutes once strawberries have been added and serve on 4 slices of raisin toast or fruit bread
  • this can also be served as a dessert, presented in a decorative long-stemmed glass.

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