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Blackberry and Blueberry Tart Recipe

Blackberry and Blueberry Tart Recipe

Credit: Lisa Guy

Berries are a fantastic source of protective antioxidants that fight free-radical damage in the body, offering protection against chronic illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and cancer. Berries are also a skin-loving food that helps to prevent premature ageing.

Makes: 4 tarts



  • 1 punnet blueberries
  • 1 punnet blackberries
  • 3 tbsp coconut sugar
  • 4 sheets shortcrust pastry, thawed
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp coconut sugar, for topping
  • Coconut or natural yoghurt, to serve
  1. Preheat oven to 200°C.
  2. Place blueberries and blackberries in medium bowl and toss with coconut sugar.
  3. Cut pastry into 4 quarters.
  4. Divide berry mixture evenly into each quarter.
  5. Bring edges of pastry up, folding them over a little so berries are half covered.
  6. Brush pastry with egg and sprinkle with coconut sugar.
  7. Bake for 35–40 mins or until golden-brown.
  8. Serve warm topped with yoghurt.


Lisa Guy

Lisa Guy is a respected Sydney-based naturopath, author and passionate foodie with 16 years of clinical experience. She runs a naturopathic clinic in Rose Bay called Art of Healing and is the founder of Bodhi Organic Tea.

Lisa is a great believer that good wholesome food is one of the greatest pleasures in life and the foundation of good health. Lisa encourages her clients to get back to eating what nature intended: good, clean, wholesome food that’s nutrient-rich and free from high levels of sugars, harmful fats, artificial additives and pesticides. Her aim is to change the way people eat, cook and think about food.

Lisa is an avid health writer, being a regular contributor to The Sunday Telegraph's Body and Soul, and leading magazines including WellBeing. Lisa is an author of five books to date, including My Goodness: all you need to know about children’s health and nutrition , Pregnancy Essentials, Heal Yourself, Listen to your Body and Healthy Skin Diet .