GFCF Yogurt Parfait

by Misty

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It can be difficult to get enough protein out of a breakfast parfait when you can’t use Greek yogurt. But that doesn’t mean it’s impossible! Here’s my go-to parfait recipe. It’s packed with nutrients, protein, good fats and best of all…flavor! The key is using a chopper or food processor for the walnuts to get them chopped very fine. My son wouldn’t go near a walnut that actually looks like a walnut if his life depended on it, but he gobbles this topping right up. I make a double batch and store the remainder in a jar in the fridge for super rushed mornings. Enjoy!

GFCF Yogurt Parfait 

(makes enough for 3 large parfaits)

Ingredients:

– 3 single-serve containers of almond or coconut yogurt

– Chopped banana, berries or other fresh fruit

– 2 tbsp flax meal (such as Bob’s Red Mill from Costco)

– 1 tbsp chia seeds (such as Nutiva from Costco)

– 2 tbsp hemp hearts (such as Manitoba Harvest from Costco)

– 1/2 cup walnuts (from Sprouts or Whole Foods bulk bins or Costco)

– 1/4 cup GF Oats (such as Bob’s Red Mill GF Quick Oats)

– 1 tbsp mini chocolate chips (such as Enjoy Life)

Method:

– Finely chop the walnuts.

– Combine all ingredients in a small mixing bowl, except yogurt and fresh fruit.

– Place yogurt into breakfast bowl. Stir in 2-3 tablespoons of parfait mixture.

– Add fresh fruit on top.

– Sprinkle another tablespoon on top of fresh fruit.

– Enjoy!

Tips:

– You can also add shredded unsweetened coconut to your mixture for added healthy fats and flavor.

– If you’re in a super big hurry or don’t have fresh fruit, add 1/4 cup dried fruit to the mixture.

– Store in a jar in the refrigerator.

– Go to Costco and stock up on hemp hearts, flax meal, chia seeds, and walnuts and you’ll have a lot of protein and nutrient sources to quickly add to yogurts, smoothies, salads, etc.

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One Comment to “GFCF Yogurt Parfait”

  1. Looks & sounds delicious!!

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