The recipe is perfect for World Diabetes Day, it not only looks good, it does you good. Blueberries definitely deserve the accolade of being one of the ‘Superfoods’. It is considered that they contain one of the highest antioxidant capacity of all of the more well known fruits and vegetables. The main antioxidant compounds belong to a large group of polyphenols called flavonoids, one group of flavonoids are called anthocyanins, it is this group that have the impact on diabetes – several studies show that insulin sensitivity is improved and blood sugar levels are lowered when Blueberries are included in the diet. You will enjoy this delicious dessert even more in the knowledge that it’s a ‘Superdessert’.
400g/14oz Greek yogurt
15ml/0.5fl oz rose water
100g/3.5oz fresh blueberries
15ml/0.5fl oz maple syrup
1 tsp. lemon zest
Mix yogurt, maple syrup, lemon zest, and rose water in a bowl.
Layer the yogurt mixture and berries in serving glasses.