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Monster custard

  • 3 mins
  • 3 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Gluten Free
  • Kid Friendly
  • Nut Free Option
  • Oil Free
  • Party Food
  • Refined Sugar Free
  • Soy Free
  • Super Easy

This recipe has the goodness of greens, berries and nuts. It’s high in calcium and is a perfect snack or dessert for kids. Adding blackstrap molasses also adds around 1mg iron to boost kids’ iron intake for the day.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup plant milk
  • 4 teaspoons cornflour
  • 2 teaspoons almond butter (or alternative nut butter)
  • ⅓ cup baby spinach leaves (loosely packed)
  • ½ cup frozen blueberries
  • 2 teaspoons blackstrap molasses

Directions

  1. Add the milk, cornflour, spinach and almond butter to a blender.
  2. Blend on high for around 1 minute until smooth.
  3. n a microwave-safe bowl, microwave on high for 1 minute, stir, and then microwave in 30-second bursts, stirring in between until thick. This will take about another 1-2 minutes. Or alternatively cook in a small pot over medium heat, bring to the boil then gently simmer for 1-2 minutes, stirring constantly until thick.
  4. Stir in frozen berries and molasses to cool it down fast for hungry tummies

Chef's Tips

  • If you don’t have fresh spinach on hand, one or two cubes of frozen spinach works well, added at step 1.
  • This is the most reliable way I can get my kids to eat some greens; they love it!
Dr Taisia Cech
Dr Taisia Cech