Craving something creamy for breakfast? If so, it could be the perfect day for a parfait.
This healthy breakfast option tastes like an indulgent treat but it’s actually loaded with good stuff – yogurt, granola and fresh fruit, yum!
- 1 cups rolled oats
- 1/4 cup shredded coconut
- 1 Tbsp. brown sugar – (packed)
- 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil
- 1 Tbsp. honey
- 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1/4 cup raisins or dried cherries
- 1 cup plain or vanilla yogurt
- 1/2 cup strawberries
- 1/2 cup blueberries
To make the granola – in a sauce pan, combine honey, brown sugar, oil, and cinnamon. Place on medium heat and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Place oats and coconut in a bowl and pour the honey mixture over them. Stir until everything is coated well.
Line a baking pan with tin foil and spray with non-stick spray. Place oat mixture in pan and spread out evenly across the pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Stir occasionally.
Cool. Add dried fruit and store in an air tight container.
Place 1/3 inch of granola in bottom of parfait dish. Place 1 inch of yogurt on top of granola. Top with a layer of fruit. Top with 1/3 inch of granola. Repeat until glass is full. Sprinkle top with granola and make a decorative arrangement of fruit on top.