Greek yogurt is a staple in my diet because it delivers a large portion of slow-digesting protein. You can use it as a topping, dipping sauce, sour cream substitute, make frozen Greek yogurt, or just make a breakfast parfait. I generally choose the latter because it only takes a few minutes to make a killer parfait. Here’s my Vanilla Pumpkin Greek Yogurt Parfait recipe:
1 cup Plain Greek yogurt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 packet Truvia
1/4 cup high protein Granola
1/2 oz. roasted almonds, walnuts or pecans
1 tbsp. chia seeds
1 medium banana (sliced)
1) Mix the Greek yogurt with the cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract and Truvia until the contents are evenly distributed.
2) Mix the granola, chia seeds and roasted nuts and layer atop the yogurt mixture.
3) Top the parfait with sliced bananas.
Protein: 36 grams
Carbohydrates: 24 grams
Fat: 8 grams
*Disclaimer = that picture is from a previous recipe…but that’s exactly what it looks like anyway.