Christmas Santa Strawberry Hats

Get the kids involved in the kitchen with this easy, festive snack!


1 punnet strawberries

1/4 cup low fat yoghurt

1/4 cup desiccated coconut (check for additive free)



  1. Prepare your decorating area by placing yoghurt and coconut in separate bowls. Prepare your strawberries by washing and cutting off the stalk
  2. Dip each strawberry base in yoghurt then coconut, repeat with the top. Shake off the excess coconut and place on a tray lined with baking paper


Nutrition Information (per serve)

Energy (kJ) 262.6
Protein (g) 1.9
Fat  – Total (g) 3.9
–  Saturated fat (g) 3.3
Carbohydrate – Total (g) 3.8
Fibre (g) 2.4
Sodium (mg) 16.4


Dietitian notes/ recipe tips

Best to add yoghurt (natural greek or vanilla) and coconut close to serving time to avoid yoghurt melting, unless you have the space in the refrigerator to store your little masterpieces ahead of time.


Provider acknowledgement

Recipe and image reproduced with permission from One Handed Cooks;  


Disclaimer: The above recipe meets Diabetes NSW & ACT nutrient criteria. However, the opinions expressed on the One Handed Cooks website do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes NSW & ACT.  

Please note the serving size listed is to be used as a guide only. Consider your own individual nutrient and carbohydrate requirements and adjust the serving size as needed. If you are unsure of your requirements consult an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD) for individualised advice.

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