Easy Breakfast Parfait

It seems like everywhere you can go for breakfast nowadays — from Starbucks, to McD’s, to my favorite local breakfast spot — breakfast parfaits are tres chic. And rightfully so!  That burst of fresh fruit, crunchy granola, and healthy yogurt are a perfect way to begin the day!  :)

They also happen to be a completely easy, affordable and super-speedy breakfast to enjoy at home as well!  I’ve been making them lately with the delicious fresh blackberries and strawberries that have been in abundance at the market.  Most often I love using granola in these, but this week I’ve actually been digging Kashi’s “Go Lean Crunch” — hey, whatever works!

So while I know this one is hardly a “recipe” to post, hoped it might be an inspiration to create and enjoy your own unique parfait sometime soon!

Easy Breakfast Parfait

That burst of fresh fruit, crunchy granola, and healthy yogurt is the perfect way to begin the day! You will love this Easy Breakfast Parfait recipe!

Ingredients:

  • fresh blackberries (or other fruits/berries)
  • bananas, peeled and sliced
  • granola (or other favorite crunchy cereal)
  • yogurt (I used honey-vanilla!)

Other fun additions:

  • grated coconut
  • nuts (almonds, walnuts, pecans, etc.)
  • honey or agave nectar
  • pinch of ground cinnamon

Directions:

In a small bowl or glass, layer the ingredients in whatever order you'd like. Serve immediately.


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  1. Peggy Valliant — June 3, 2010 @ 8:59 pm (#)

    I made the homemade pizza sauce that you posted the recipe for. Wonderful. I was going to make it and freeze it for later, but it smelled so good I made a pizza. It was the best pizza I ever made at home. (I used the crust recipe from my Food Network magazine). Anyway, your sauce was at big hit!!

  2. Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking — June 9, 2010 @ 9:30 am (#)

    What a lovely little breakfast idea! I love how you put it all in what looks like a stemless wine glass. Great job, Ali!

  3. Sophia — September 13, 2010 @ 9:56 am (#)

    I just realized that it really isn’t that difficult to make a parfait. I tried my first one a couple of months ago using this easy Yogurt Parfait recipe. Now I want to try yours too! :)