Easy and fast to make. Great with yogurt and fresh fruit. My favorite breakfast! You can change up the recipe depending on what you have on hand.
Sunflower Granola Breakfast Parfaits
To make this portable breakfast a snap, prepare the granola in advance and store it in an airtight container. Be sure to keep a close eye on the broiler so the granola doesn't burn. You can also sub pitted fresh cherries or any ripe berry for the raspberries.
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- Calories: 235
- Fat: 10.6g
- Saturated fat: 3.3g
- Monounsaturated fat: 2.5g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 4.1g
- Protein: 14g
- Carbohydrate: 23.2g
- Fiber: 4.9g
- Cholesterol: 8mg
- Iron: 1.3mg
- Sodium: 150mg
- Calcium: 98mg
- 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
- 1/4 cup raw sunflower seed kernels
- 1/4 cup shredded sweetened coconut
- 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 tablespoons butter, melted
- 2 tablespoons honey
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 cups plain fat-free Greek yogurt
- 2 cups raspberries
- 1. Place oven rack on middle shelf, about 10 inches below broiler. Preheat broiler to high.
- 2. Combine first 7 ingredients on a baking sheet; toss well. Broil 3 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring every 1 minute. Combine butter, honey, and vanilla in a small bowl. Drizzle butter mixture over oat mixture; toss to coat. Broil granola an additional 2 minutes or until well toasted, stirring after 1 minute. Remove granola from oven; cool on pan 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- 3. Spoon 1/2 cup yogurt into each of 8 bowls. Top with about 1/3 cup granola and about 1/4 cup berries.
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