Breakfast Parfait

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Breakfast Parfait
Breakfast Parfait
Sami Johnson

Breakfast Parfait

“A breakfast parfait or sundae is a great way to include a little bit of everything on your fork or spoon in the morning. You can make this parfait a day ahead, making it a perfect grab-and-go breakfast. Breakfast parfaits are pretty simple to put together, and the only limit to the flavors and textures in the parfait is your own imagination. To simplify this recipe, you could use muesli instead of the quinoa, almonds, and chia seeds.” — Chef Jason Roberts, author of Good Food Fast: Deliciously Healthy Gluten-Free Meals for People on the Go

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4
Servings
369
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Note: Make stewed rhubarb in advance by cooking chopped rhubarb, orange juice, and brown sugar in a covered pot until the soft but not broken apart, about 10-20 minutes. Chef Jason Roberts recommends 1 bunch of rhubarb (trimmed and chopped) to ½ cup of orange juice and ½ cup of brown sugar. If you want to add a hint of spice, throw in ½ an inch of peeled and sliced ginger too. 

Ingredients

  • 1½ Cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 Tablespoons chia seeds
  • ½ Cup chopped raw almonds
  • 2 Cups Greek-style yogurt, divided
  • 1 Cup stewed rhubarb, see note below
  • 1 Cup fresh blueberries
  • Fresh mint leaves (optional)

Directions

Combine the quinoa, chia seeds, and almonds.

Place ¼ cup yogurt in the base of each jar or serving vessel, and then distribute the quinoa mixture evenly between the jars. Top each parfait with the remaining yogurt followed by the stewed rhubarb.

At this point, you can cover the parfaits and leave them in the refrigerator overnight, or you can serve them, topped with the fresh blueberries and mint, if desired.

Breakfast Shopping Tip

What’s the difference between brown and white eggs? Besides color, nothing – different breeds of chicken account for the differences in color – quality and freshness are what really count.

Breakfast Cooking Tip

In addition to keeping foods like granola, yogurt, and fruit on hand, plan ahead for hectic weekdays by whipping up extra batches of waffles or pancakes and individually freezing them for easy morning meals.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
20g
31%
Sugar
10g
N/A
Saturated Fat
6g
29%
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Protein
19g
38%
Carbs
33g
11%
Vitamin A
3µg
N/A
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
6.8%
Vitamin C
6mg
10%
Vitamin E
5mg
27%
Vitamin K
16µg
20%
Calcium
222mg
22%
Fiber
8g
31%
Folate (food)
44µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
41µg
10%
Iron
2mg
13%
Magnesium
119mg
30%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
9%
Phosphorus
252mg
36%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
391mg
11%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
18.5%
Sodium
75mg
3%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
11.2%
Zinc
2mg
11%