Starting the day off with this breakfast feels decadent, but it’s easy to make and healthy too.
It can be prepared the night before, but the granola will get a bit soggy where it meets the yogurt. In the grand scheme of things, it isn’t a very big problem. The granola will keep for weeks in an airtight container. Sprinkle it on ice cream, mix it into some pancake batter, or just eat by the handful. C’est parfait!
• 1 cup granola, recipe below
• 2 teaspoons canna-coconut oil
• 2 teaspoons honey
• 1-2 peaches, sliced
• 1 cup yogurt, your choice of flavor
- Heat oven to 340° F.
- In a medium bowl, combine the canna-coconut oil and honey before adding the granola. Stir to coat well.
- Transfer to a baking sheet with sides. Stir and bake for 5-7 minutes. Allow to cool.
- Place a layer of granola on the bottom of each bowl. Top the granola with some
sliced peaches. Follow with the yogurt. Repeat the process twice more, ending with
the peach slices.
- Depending on the size of your bowl or glass, you may have two or three layers. This parfait tastes great with ricotta cheese and cottage cheese too. Cottage cheese is underappreciated and I think it’s going to make a comeback. Just wait.
Homemade granola is so much better than the store-bought variety. You can keep it simple or add a ton of extra ingredients. It’s so good you just want to eat it plain; it also makes a nice gift.
• 5 tablespoons honey
• 4 tablespoons canna-coconut oil or canna-butter, melted
• 4 cups rolled oats
• 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped
• 1/3 cup cashews, chopped
• 1/2 cup coconut flakes
• 1 teaspoon cinnamon
• 1/4 cup dried cherries or raisins, optional
- Heat oven to 300° F.
- In a large mixing bowl, combine canna-coconut oil and honey. Stir well. Add oats and stir again to coat all oats evenly. Add all remaining ingredients except the dried fruit and toss to combine. Transfer to a baking sheet.
- Bake, stirring occasionally for 35-40 minutes. The mixture will be sticky at first, but once it cools it will be perfect. And perfectly delicious.
If you use raisins, you may want to add them towards the end of baking time. I like when they cook and get kind of dark and chewy, but not everyone does.