Yogurt parfait with homemade granola

Getting tired of your breakfast routine and ready to change it up? This delicious yogurt parfait topped with a crunchy grain free granola has got you covered! It is loaded with healthy fats and proteins that will fill you up and keep you full all morning!

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup plain 2% Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mixed fresh berries or pomegranate seeds
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup homemade granola (see recipe below)

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Add yogurt into serving bowl and top with pomegranate seeds and granola.
  2. Additional add-on include: cinnamon, fresh mint leaves, drizzle of honey, all bran buds or a high fiber cereal and  ground flax seeds.

 

Serves 1

 

 

Homemade granola

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup almonds, raw and unsalted
  • 1 cup pecans
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds, unsalted
  • 1 cup pumpkin seeds, unsalted
  • 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
  • ½ cup sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup pure maple syrup
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground clove
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup dried cranberries

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Combine all nuts and seeds in large mixing bowl. Stir in maple syrup and spices until combined.
  3. Spread evenly on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes and turn mixture.
  5. Add dried cranberries and continue baking for a final 5 minutes or until golden.
  6. Allow mixture to cool thoroughly and then store in an airtight container at room temperature.

Serves 20

 

Nutritional analysis: calories 180, fat 14g, carbohydrates 10g, fiber 4g, protein 5g

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