Walnut Ginger Granola Parfait

Walnut Ginger Granola Parfait
Meals on Heels

Refreshing, light, and delicious — this parfait is easy to put together and good for you, too. 

4
Servings
1387
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4  Cups  old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 1/2  Cup  chopped walnuts
  • 1  Teaspoon  ground ginger
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  sea salt
  • 1/4  Cup  sunflower oil
  • 1/2  Cup  agave nectar or maple syrup
  • egg whites, whipped until light and frothy
  • 1  Cup  crystallized ginger, finely chopped
  • Edible flowers such as pansies, geraniums, or marigolds, for garnish
  • 1-2  Cup  Greek yogurt, for parfait

Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. 

Combine thte oats, chopped nuts, ground ginger, and sea salt in a large bowl.  Toss well so that the ingredients are well mixed.  Pour the oil into the bowl, following by the agave nectar. Mix well with a spatula until all of the ingredients are combined.  

Add the whipped egg whites to the bowl and toss the mixture to coat.

Spread the granola onto a baking sheet.  Bake until golden brown, approximately 30 minutes.  Make sure to toss granola every 8-10 minutes during the baking process to evenly cook.

Remove from the oven and sprinkle the crystallized ginger over the hot granola.  Stir quickly then allow granola to cool completely for several hours.

Spoon the Greek yogurt into a glass parfait cup. Top with the granola and garnish with an edible flower.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
67g
96%
Sugar
77g
86%
Saturated Fat
27g
100%
Cholesterol
62mg
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
162g
100%
Protein
35g
76%
Vitamin A, RAE
26µg
4%
Vitamin B-12
2µg
83%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
5mg
7%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
26µg
29%
Calcium, Ca
172mg
17%
Choline, total
92mg
22%
Fiber, total dietary
6g
24%
Folate, total
269µg
67%
Iron, Fe
14mg
78%
Magnesium, Mg
71mg
22%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
12mg
86%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
854mg
100%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
50µg
91%
Sodium, Na
2123mg
100%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
141g
5%
Zinc, Zn
5mg
63%

Walnut Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Walnut Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.