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Easy Granola Parfaits

These Easy Granola Parfaits are a great way to change up your morning breakfast routine! Make these extra healthy by making your own peanut butter granola (recipe included)! Definitely kid-approved and definitely delicious! 

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Three jars of Easy Granola Parfait garnished with raspberries, sitting on a tray.

Easy Granola Parfaits

I love lazy weekends. Unfortunately, I don’t get very many of them around my house. But when I do, the last thing I want to be doing is spending time making breakfast. I want breakfast to come to me, on a tray, pre-made, and I want it to be delicious. That of course only happens in my dreams. But these Easy Granola Parfaits are a great alternative that can actually happen in reality! Even on a lazy weekend!

There isn’t much to them, really. You’ll need to make up a batch of my Easy Peanut Butter Granola.  You’ll also need some fruit – you can use fresh or thawed from frozen.  And you’ll need some yogurt.  Today I’m using raspberries and blueberries, with vanilla yogurt, but you can use any combination that suits your fancy.

Simply layer your ingredients in a pretty glass or jar – granola, fruit, yogurt, fruit.  Keep building layers until you have filled your container.  Then dig in!

Easy Granola Parfait in cup, layered with blueberries, raspberries and yogurt.

I love the combination of textures in these parfaits!  You get a little bit of crunch from the granola, and little creamy from the yogurt, and a burst of flavor from the berries!

My kids think this is a great alternative to just plain old cereal, and I have to agree.  But it also gets them eating healthy food without them even knowing it!  And my kids will pick these over those store-bought sugar cereals any (and every) day of the week!

We love to make these with coconut milk yogurt made in the Instant Pot.  Sometimes we switch up the granola and use my friend Janet’s recipe for Chewy Nut Loaded Granola!  The great thing is that you can customize these Easy Granola Parfaits however you’d like!! 

Trio of jars filled with Easy Granola Parfaits, made with granola, blueberries, raspberries and yogurt.

Three glasses, staggered, filled with layers of granola, yogurt, and fresh fruit, garnished with additional fruit and granola, on a gray wooden tray.

Easy Granola Parfaits

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

These Easy Granola Parfaits are a great way to change up your morning breakfast routine! Make these extra healthy by making your own peanut butter granola (recipe included)! Definitely kid-approved and definitely delicious!

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Divide ingredients between 6 of your favorite fancy glasses or jars.  I like to layer granola, fruit, yogurt and fruit, then repeat until your container is full. Use about 1/3 cup for each layer of granola and each double layer of fruit, and about 1/4 cup for each layer of yogurt.
  2. Garnish with a little extra fruit and some sprinkles of granola.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 448Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 132mgCarbohydrates: 83gFiber: 9gSugar: 40gProtein: 14g

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only.

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