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!

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