Kiwi Chia Trifle

The ZespriSunGold Chia Trifle combines nutrient-dense kiwifruit with the protein- and fibre-rich chia seeds. It makes a nourishing breakfast or the perfect snack at any time.

Serves: Two


  •  4 tablespoons black chia seeds
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 kiwifruit, peeled and chopped
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 lemon, zest and juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (or 1 vanilla bean, scraped)
  • 2 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced for layering
  • 1 tablespoon mint, washed, dried and finely chopped
  • 1 cup natural yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons macadamia nuts, crushed
  • extra maple syrup, for drizzling


Soak chia seeds in water for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the chopped Kiwifruit, maple syrup, lemon juice and zest, vanilla.Add chia mix,thenblend in a food processoruntil smooth.Distribute half the mixture into individual serving glasses.Layer with sliced kiwifruit, mint and add more chia mixture.Then add a layer of yoghurt.Continue this process so you have two layers of chia and two layers of kiwifruit, to create a trifle effect.Set in fridge for four hours or overnight.Garnish with crushed macadamias and drizzle with maple syrup before serving.

Recipe published by kind permission of Zespri Kiwifruit