Poached plums with coconut chia

Prep 15 mins + chilling time | Cook 5 mins | Serves 4

This is excellent for a healthy dessert or can be served brunch.

500g plums, chopped, deseeded and roughly chopped
2 tbs caster sugar

Coconut chia:
2 tbs white chia seeds
2 tsp caster sugar
34 cup reduced fat coconut milk

Step 1 Place plums and sugar in a 4-cup shallow oven-proof dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes until tender. Carefully remove and stand for 30 minutes to cool. Place into an airtight container and chill until ready to serve.

Step 2 To make coconut chia, combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Stir until well combined. Evenly spoon into base of 4 serving glasses cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or until just firm.

Step 3 To serve, spoon poached plums over coconut chia and serve.

Good for you ... Plums

A source of dietary fibre, which contributes to the normal functioning of the intestine.

Provides vitamin C which contributes to the normal functioning of the body’s immune system.

The purple skin on some plums is a source of pigments called anthocyanins that are being studied for their potential antioxidant role.