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Nothing quite like a parfait… for breakfast

Greek yogurt parfaitI have become a breakfast kind of gal; however it has to be something “special.” No boring cereal for me, unless it is steal cut oats and fruit, yum, however that’s another recipe..,. Today we are talkin’ parfaits…

I know you are saying parfait for breakfast?

Why yes we are!

A wonderful mixture of oats, nuts, fruit and Greek yogurt, so yummy and full of everything you will need to start off a great day!

Shelley’s Breakfast Parfait

Makes 4 servings

Serving size:

½ cup of Greek yogurt

½ cup of berries and bananas

¼ of granola mixture

 

Ingredients:

½ cup of raw almonds chopped

½ cup of walnuts chopped

1 cup of rolled oats

1/3 cup pure maple syrup

Pinch of cinnamon

2 cups Greek yogurt

2T of honey

½ t of vanilla

2 cups of mixed berries

1 banana

 

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.

In a small bowl mix the rolled oats, nuts, syrup and cinnamon and then spread on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown, stirring occasionally for about 15-20 minutes. When done let come to room temperature.

In another small bowl mix the Greek yogurt with the honey and vanilla.

Now it is time to assemble:

Take out your fanciest parfait glass or bowl. *note you should try and enjoy all of your senses surrounding your meal; sight and smell as well as taste. Another little ditty that my nutritionist taught me.

Add ½ cup of the Greek yogurt mixture into the parfait glass or bowl.

Layer ¼ of the granola mixture on top of the Greek yogurt.

Top with the berries and ¼ of the banana

Enjoy with your family, friends, or by yourself… I know you are going to love it!

About shelley

Shelley Kramm is the founder and editor of I'm Still Standing and The DC Ladies. Learn more about her and her inspirational family here and connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Google+ and on about.me.

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