Breakfast Parfait – 2 Style (Fruit and Chocolate) made using plain yogurt, some fresh fruits, your favorite nuts.
Who doesn’t love a healthy breakfast and what if it tastes and looks like dessert?
That’s exactly what these Breakfast Parfait – 2 Style (Fruit and Chocolate) tastes like!
Parfaits are frozen french desserts made using lots of sugar, eggs, cream and tastes ooooommmm–nomnom – yum!
You might have also heard of American Parfaits which are usually served for breakfast (made using yogurt and granola) in bakery and restaurants.
I had a chance to try both these parfaits and finally decided to make the American version at home (Don’t worry, you’ll get to see the french version too someday).
I actually made two different variations here one for chocolate lovers and one for fruit lovers.
If this is your first time eating or making a parfait, try the fruit version first as it’s more simple in taste and easy to make.
For the chocolate one, I went kind of overboard with two types of chocolate (dark & milk), lots of nuts 😉 and some added cream too.
You can make them overnight and store in fridge, they actually tastes quite good the next day or carry them to work for a quick dessert lunch or a healthy lunch….the possibilities are endless.
I’m adding this to my friend’s ‘Meat free Mondays‘ roundup.
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- 1.5 Cup Plain Yogurt - Whipped
- 1 Cup Granola - I'm using plain (You can use any variety)
- 1/2 Cup Fresh Berries - Mashed (You may take frozen berries too)
- 1/2 Cup Pecans - Finely Chopped (You can use any choice of nuts or OMIT)
- 2 Tbsp Honey - You can use sugar or any kind of sweetener
- 1/4 Cup Mixed Chocolate - Shredded (I'm using dark & milk) - Optional
- 3 Tbsp Low Fat Whipped Cream - Optional
In a small bowl, add yogurt, cream, honey and whip using a spoon/fork to mix everything together.
Take a serving bowl/glass, add a tbsp of yogurt and spread evenly at the bottom of glass.
Now, add a tbsp of crushed berry, spread evenly.
Add, a tbsp of granola and spread evenly.
Sprinkle a layer of mixed nuts.
Now repeat the yogurt, berry, granola, nuts layer till the glass is almost full.
Decorate with some chopped nuts and a whip of yogurt of top.
Serve Fresh or Chilled.
! For Chocolate Version:
Follow the above steps and add the chocolate layer just above nuts and fill the glass with yogurt, berry, granola, nuts layer till the glass is almost full.
Just decorate with some more shredded chocolate, nuts and whipped yogurt.
Amount Per ServingCalories 917 Total Fat 52g Saturated Fat 11g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 37g Cholesterol 18mg Sodium 193mg Carbohydrates 96g Fiber 14g Sugar 63g Protein 25g