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Prep-Forward Chia Seed Breakfast Parfaits – Run Quick. Eat Sluggish.

By Elyse Kopecky

Recipe weblog sponsored by Stonyfield Natural Yogurt.

I make these satisfying Chia Seed Parfaits a pair instances per week for a fast breakfast or on-the-go snack. Prepping breakfast the night time earlier than is the easiest way to make sure you don’t skip a very powerful meal of the day. With marathon coaching in full swing, I’m exhausted by the point I get my children to mattress, so I would like a make-ahead breakfast choice that I can prep in lower than 5 minutes.

These Chia Seed Parfaits are a creamy and satiating excessive protein breakfast with wholesome fat for a balanced begin. I like making particular person servings in a pint-size mason jar, which implies no further dishes and it’s able to grab-n-go. Watch this video to see how shortly I stir collectively this nutrient-dense breakfast. 

Plain Greek yogurt is excessive in protein, wholesome fat, minerals and probiotics. Chia seeds are excessive in omega-3s, soluble fiber, and minerals. Mix the 2 along with antioxidant-rich blueberries or chopped apple and you’ve got an influence breakfast that’s tremendous soothing to our overworked digestive programs.

Stonyfield Natural is our yogurt model of selection as a result of they supply the best high quality components from small family-farms. Over time, they’ve made a dedication to attending to know their farmers and serving to them thrive. Their stringent natural certification assures shoppers that the merchandise have been made with out synthetic sweeteners, flavors, and preservatives, and with out using persistent chemical compounds like poisonous pesticides, synthetic hormones, and extra.

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Recipe: Chia Seed Breakfast Parfait 

Serves 1 

Prep this breakfast the night time earlier than to permit time for the chia seeds to increase. 

1/2 cup milk of selection, plus extra if desired 
1/2 cup Stonyfield Natural plain Greek yogurt 
3 tablespoons chia seeds
1 tablespoon maple syrup or honey
¼ teaspoon floor cinnamon (or chai spice mix)
Frozen blueberries (or different fruit like chopped apple)
Toppings of selection: granola, nuts, seeds, shredded coconut

  1. In a widemouthed 1-pint jar, add the milk and yogurt to fill to the 1 cup mark. Stir within the chia seeds. 
  2. Stir within the sweetener and cinnamon. Prime with frozen blueberries, if desired (they’ll thaw by morning). Cowl and refrigerate in a single day.
  3. Once you’re able to eat, stir the combination; if it’s too thick, add one other splash of milk. Prime with home made granola, nuts or seeds, or chopped apple (when you skipped the blueberries). Get pleasure from! 


Images by Natalie Bickford



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