A few tasty ways to include berries in your diet

Iced Berry Shake (serves 1)
Ingredients
25g full fat live Greek yoghurt
75ml semi skimmed milk
40g frozen mixed berries such as strawberries and blueberries
½ banana (about 50g peeled weight) roughly chopped
1 tbsp jumbo porridge oats
5g ground almonds
2 tbsp cold water and ice cubes

Method
Put all the ingredients in a blender and blitz until smooth. Add more water if necessary to reach your preferred consistency
Pour into a glass to serve
190 Calories per serving

N.B. You will need a blender that can cope with ice

Sugar Snap Pea and Berry Salad (Serves 6)
Ingredients
225g sugar snap peas trimmed
125g fresh raspberries
125g fresh blueberries or other berries
2 tbsp. raspberry vinegar
2 tbsp. olive oil
Pinch sugar
Salt and pepper to taste
80g torn mixed salad leaves

Method
Bring a pot of water to a boil. Place snap peas in pot and cook 1 to 2 minutes. Drain, rinse under cold water, and set aside. Place about 1 ½ tablespoons raspberries in a strainer over a bowl, and crush with a wooden spoon. Discard pulp.
Mix vinegar, olive oil, sugar, salt, and pepper with the strained raspberry juice.
In a large bowl, gently toss the dressing with the snap peas, remaining raspberries, and blueberries. Cover, and chill at least 30 minutes in the fridge. Toss with leaves just before serving.

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