THUNDER BAY – FOOD NOW – Did you know that almost 40% of Canadians skip breakfast. This increases your risk for morning brain drain! Start your workday right! Try making this parfait the night before!
*Source* Registered Dietitians of Canada
You can make your Mornings Easier and Delicious!
|1 cup||large-flake rolled oats|
|1/4 cup||chopped almonds, pecans or walnuts (optional)|
|1 tbsp||ground flax seeds (optional)|
|1 1/2 cup||2% plain yogurt|
|1 1/2 cup||2% vanilla yogurt|
|2 cups||blueberries, sliced strawberries and/or raspberries|
- Refrigeration time: 8 hours
In a skillet over medium heat, toast large-flake rolled oats and nuts (if using), stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden and fragrant. Immediately transfer to a bowl and let cool. Stir in flax seeds (if using).
In a bowl, whisk together plain yogurt and vanilla yogurt.
Alternately layer oat mixture, yogurt and berries in four individual 1-1/2-cup (375 mL) reusable containers with lids or tall glasses. Seal with lids or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to 2 days.