Breakfast in the morning can be more of a chore than an enjoyable meal when I’m trying to make it to work on time. Making sure I’m getting enough high quality foods while still getting a lot of protein can be just too much thinking in the morning. So instead of having to create an impressive full breakfast, I start layering three things I love: Greek Yogurt, Fresh Fruit and Granola. With this easy combination, I’m getting my vitamins from the fruit, protein from the yogurt, and carbs from the granola. It fills me up with all the goodness I need in the morning without taking too much time to prep. Here are ten delicious parfaits you can make at home this week to make your morning routine healthier and easier.

1. Cherry Yogurt Parfaits with Crunchy Granola

Cherries are currently in season here in Canada and I am a huge fan of them! Include them into your daily morning meal with some of your favorite granola.

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2. Peanut Butter Cup Yogurt

Needing a major kick of protein combined with a little chocolate fix? This morning parfait will satisfy your sweet tooth while filling you up with all the good stuff.

3. Granola Parfaits with Peaches and Blueberries

Stop at the farmers market and pick up some fresh peaches and blueberries to make this bright and beautiful parfait.

4. Oatmeal Cups with Yogurt and Fruit

Eliminate the dishes and fill up granola cups with yogurt and fruit!

5. Lemon Blueberry Parfaits

It looks like a dessert but can double as breakfast. Perfect!

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6. Granola and Fruit Parfait

Sometimes when you can’t pick what fruit you want, just include them all!

7. Blueberry Banana Parfait

If you’re needing a more filling breaky, bananas can fill you up really quickly!

8. Layered Yoghurt Jars with Home Made Almond Butter and Oat Granola

Include a little almond butter in your parfait for added protein and healthy fats.

9. Breakfast Bowl

In case you don’t have time to layer everything in a jar, just toss it in a bowl!

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10. Peach Crisp Chia Pudding Parfait

Fill up on those yummy chia seeds and piles of fruit!

Lindsay Duncan

Lindsay loves cooking fun and creative meals for friends and family. At home, you can find her trying out a new recipe found on Pinterest while trying to balance her husband's sweet tooth with her healthy eating habits. If she's not in the kitchen, you'll find Lindsay photographing people she loves and going out with friends to try the newest restaurant in her small town.

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