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Aug082011

Fruit and granola parfaits

Do you ever take a series of photos of a particular food and forget that you took them? Only to find them, weeks later, screaming out to you from Lightroom? That's exactly what I did to these parfaits. And I feel terrible because they were delicious. I hope they can find it in their crunchy, creamy, fruity hearts to forgive me.

I had made this delicious granola as one of my challenge recipes, and knew that I wanted to throw it together with some other ingredients to create some sort of parfait. I pondered these parfaits in my sleep. I do that every so often. Ponder food in my sleep. 

Here's what I did.

I purchased two of those convenient little 6-oz. containers of Greek yogurt and mixed about a tablespoon of honey in each container.

I put the yogurt-honey mixtures into the bottoms of two separate tall glasses. 

I put a few spoonfuls of granola on top of the yogurt.

For the top layer of one parfait, I mixed together:

1 kiwi fruit, chopped

1/2 of a mango, chopped 

1 pineapple slice, chopped

For the top layer of the other parfait, I mixed together:

4 strawberries, sliced

1/4 cup of blueberries

1/4 cup of raspberries 

Easy, delicious breakfast served! Just like that.

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Reader Comments (14)

The kiwi mango one has my tummy doing the wave! Big big fan! They're beautiful too! Pretty food makes for the best food :)

08.9.2011 | Unregistered CommenterParsley Sagee

I made this granola a couple weeks ago and our family enjoyed it with yogurt and fruit, too! We also ate it with milk as cereal and as an ice cream topping, drizzled with hot fudge. Its possibilities are endless!

08.9.2011 | Unregistered Commenterbmw

Great recipe! What a perfect breakfast!

I pretty much love fruit and granola parfaits. One of my most favorite things to have for breakfast, lunch, or even a late night snack. They are delicious. Yours look fresh and so colorful!

08.9.2011 | Unregistered CommenterRavieNomNoms

These are gorgeous! Add honey to your own yogurt is such an easy jazz up...why did I not think of that?

08.9.2011 | Unregistered Commentersteph

I love parfaits like this for breakfast! You hit all the highs in one easy fast meal!

These parfaits look so colorful and fresh! Love your photos too :-)

Beautiful AND healthy!

08.9.2011 | Unregistered CommenterTiffany

I love granola and fresh fruit. I always think it's the perfect breakfast and usually when I travel it's what I order depending on where I am. They look yummy. I love the colors form the fruit.

08.9.2011 | Unregistered CommenterSusie

Oh I forget about pictures all the time! Definitely helps when I'm at a loss for a post though =)

These parfaits sounds so delicious - especially that kiwi and mango combo!

08.10.2011 | Unregistered CommenterPeggy

Your fruit and granola parfaits are SO pretty! I love the bright colors :) Fruit and granola parfaits are one of my favorites!

My first time here, and I'm loving it! What a wonderful blog you have here!
Amazing recipes and photos too!

Beautiful and healthy....the best kind of treat. ;)

08.11.2011 | Unregistered Commenterbriarrose

Looks really tasty! Love the pictures too

08.15.2011 | Unregistered CommenterSkylar

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