Making Mornings Easier and Delicious

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Making Mornings Easier and Delicious
Making Mornings Easier and Delicious

Making Mornings Easier and Delicious
Making Mornings Easier and Delicious

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!

Ingredients

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

Instructions

Step 1
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).

Step 2
In a bowl, whisk together plain yogurt and vanilla yogurt.

Step 3
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.