Overnight Oat Parfait – is the breakfast of champions. If you are tired of eating breakfast and then, find yourself starving by 10:00 am, you going to love this recipe!
This heart healthy meal is loaded with healthy fats, an excellent source of protein and dietary fiber, and gives you a major boost of vitamin C, iron and calcium. It’s easy to make and perfect for your on-the-go mornings.
1/2 cup Greek Yogurt, nonfat, vanilla 1/3 cup rice milk, enriched (or soy or cow’s milks) 1/3 old-fashioned oats 2 teaspoons sun butter, unsalted (or peanut or almond butters) 1 tablespoon flax seeds, ground 1/2 banana, sliced
Directions: 1. In a mason jar, place all of the ingredients EXCEPT the sliced bananas, into a mason jar (or other glass container) and mix well. 2. Close the container and place in the refrigerator overnight. 3. In the morning, top you parfait with banana slices!
Makes 1 servings (1 mason jar)
Nutrition Facts per serving: 380 calories; 12g fat (1g sat fat, 6g mono, 4g poly, 0g trans fat); 0mg cholesterol; 53g carbohydrate (6g fiber, 21g sugar); 18g protein; 80mg sodium; 4% Daily Value (DV) vitamin A; 10% DV vitamin C; 25% DV calcium; 10% DV iron.
Stacey Antine, MS, RD, author, Appetite for Life, founder, HealthBarn USA, director, HealthBarn Foundation, co-host, Family Food Expert Internet Radio Show, and recognized as top 10 dietitians nationally by Today’s Dietitian magazine for her work with HealthBarn USA.