Looking for a delicious, quick and easy breakfast? I have you covered! After hearing my kids for the 100th time ask for something other than pancakes or cereal, I knew it was time to be creative. I wanted them to eat something healthy in the morning, but honestly, time was of the essence. One Sunday evening, I looked the refrigerator and pantry to see what I could put these together and in 5 minutes I had a Monday morning breakfast. Most of you will have all of these ingredients on hand, you can add-in or take out per your kids’ taste. They were definitely a hit and it didn’t hurt that my boys thought it was so cool to eat breakfast out of a martini glass.
Creamy Greek yogurt is layered with fresh fruit, delicious granola and coconuts flakes (I did omit the coconut flakes for my pickiest son). These can be made in a nice serving dish for an impressive brunch or in a jar for a make-ahead, grab-and-go breakfast. You can even make several at a time – they keep for about 2 days in the refrigerator!
I made my first batch with plain Greek yogurt, that’s all I had on hand in the refrigerator, but if your kids like it a bit sweeter, I would suggest using vanilla flavored Greek yogurt or adding a splash of honey on the plain yogurt. Nothing beats using fresh fruit- I love to add pineapple, banana, and strawberries to this fruit parfait. Feel free to switch up the fruit according to what’s in season. I like to make a few of these ahead of time and keep them in the refrigerator so my kids can have a quick and delicious breakfast or snack.
- 2 Greek yogurt cups (you can use plain or vanilla)
- 1 cup sliced fruit
- ½ cup granola
- 1 tsp honey (optional)
- 2 Tbsp coconut flakes (optional)
- Spoon one yogurt cup into a serving dish (if using honey, add ½ tsp to the yogurt).
- Layer with ½ cup fresh fruit.
- Top with ¼ cup granola and 1 Tbsp coconut flakes.
- Repeat above for each parfait.