RECIPE: Fertility Boosting Lemon Crumble Chia Pudding

Are you still dreading the daily struggle of swallowing your prenatal vitamins? Worried about how you’ll manage to get all those crucial nutrients down to support your pregnancy journey? Meet Briana Surkitt, a Clinical Naturopath who’s all about gut, skin, and hormonal health. And she’s crafted this fertility friendly dish, designed to make meeting your pregnancy nutritional needs a breeze. With Choline in the spotlight, you know you’ll be closer to meeting your daily recommended intake of this fertility wonder nutrient.

And what’s more, this recipe has also been crafted to seamlessly blend in your prenatal capsules if you’d rather enjoy them with(in) your meals. All you have to do is twist open those capsules, pour in your daily dose (2x The Prenatal by moode), mix it up, and your daily nutritional needs are sorted. Perfect for when you’re avoiding adding to the nausea.

The Choline Curd – Lemon Crumble Chia Pudding

Ingredients

Curd

  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 tablespoons coconut oil
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Chia pudding

  • 1/2 coconut yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp maple
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • Optional – 1 tbsp collagen powder
  • 2 capsules of The Prenatal by moode, powder emptied and removed from capsules. (Discard outer shell of capsules)

Crumble

  • 1 cup of oats
  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 2 tbsp almond butter
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil, softened
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch sea salt flakes

Method

Lemon curd

  • Add eggs, lemon zest & maple to a saucepan and whisk until it lightens
  • Add lemon juice and coconut oil over low heat, continually whisking until it thickens and small bubbles form on the surface
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
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Crumble

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees Celsius
  • Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix well
  • Bake until golden
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool
  • Store in airtight container
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Chia pudding

  • Add all chia ingredients to a bowl and set in the fridge for 1-2 hours or overnight until set.
  • Stir through your daily dose of  The Prenatal by moode before serving.

To assemble

  • Add chia to a bowl or cup
  • Layer lemon curd and sprinkle with crumble.
  • Enjoy, knowing all the benefits you’re getting.

This recipe hosts a heap of health benefits specific to pregnancy.

Eggs are full of Choline:

Including eggs in your diet ensures an adequate intake of choline, promoting a healthy pregnancy and optimal brain function for both the mother and the baby.

Why are eggs so important? They’re packed full of Choline- a crucial nutrient, especially during pregnancy. Known for playing a vital role in:

  • Foetal brain development
  • Overall neural tube formation
  • Contributing to the development of the baby’s memory and cognitive functions.

Yoghurt is full of Probiotics:

The probiotics present in yogurt contribute to a healthy gut microbiome, which is beneficial for the digestive system.
During pregnancy, maintaining a balanced gut microbiota is important for the overall well-being of both the mother and the developing baby.
Probiotics also play a role in supporting the immune system, helping to protect against infections and promoting a healthy pregnancy outcome.

Chia seeds, for their fibre & Omega-3 Fatty Acids:

Chia seeds are an excellent source of dietary fibre, aiding in digestive regularity and preventing constipation (a common complaint in pregnancy).
The omega-3 fatty acids found in chia seeds- particularly alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), are essential for the development of the baby’s nervous system.
Omega-3s also contribute to reducing the risk of preterm birth and promoting a healthy pregnancy.

Citrus flavours alleviate the symptoms of nausea common in pregnancy.

Consuming the volatile oils in citrus, and in this recipe- lemon, can also be really beneficial for reducing nausea.

PLUS incorporating your prenatal vitamins into the recipe ensures you’re getting all your pregnancy nutritional requirements in one cup.

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