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
1174
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
43g
61%
Sugar
69g
77%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
181g
100%
Protein
27g
59%
Vitamin A, RAE
929µg
100%
Vitamin B-6
2mg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
33mg
44%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
23µg
26%
Calcium, Ca
542mg
54%
Choline, total
83mg
20%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
19g
76%
Folate, total
429µg
100%
Iron, Fe
18mg
100%
Magnesium, Mg
211mg
66%
Manganese, Mn
6mg
100%
Niacin
20mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
3mg
60%
Phosphorus, P
871mg
100%
Riboflavin
2mg
100%
Selenium, Se
29µg
53%
Sodium, Na
1733mg
100%
Thiamin
2mg
100%
Water
154g
6%
Zinc, Zn
6mg
75%

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.