Breakfast Yogurt Parfaits!

Yogurt parfait for breakfast #WMTMoms

My son is at school for a good portion of the day, and my main concern is – Is he eating? I know he might take a bite here and there, but I can’t be sure he’s gonna eat his lunch everyday. He just turned five, and sometimes eatting isn’t at the top of his list when he knows he can be playing with his friends. I take matters into my own hands, and always make sure to fuel him up in the a.m. before he heads to school. A few months back I was in Bentonville at the Walmart headquarters where we (the Walmart Moms) learned all these great ways to get our kids eating. The nice people from Dannon and Kelloggs made a few yogurt/breakfast treats that were kid and adult friendly. I jotted down mental notes, and called them from my memory bank now that my boy is in school. Last week while I was in the refrigerator section of Walmart, I came across the yogurt selection. I remembered these incredible dippers they had ¬†made out of yogurt, where you dipped a piece of fruit in the yogurt then dipped in a crisp cereal. Light bulb went on, and I grabbed a tub of vanilla yogurt. I came home, made a few dippers to snack on and then made a few cups of parfait filled with fruit, granola, pistachios, and a few sprinkles of poppy seeds for the following morning. I just felt the parfait was something the whole family could eat together at the table in the morning before we each step out to meet our busy days. I was so pleased when everyone dug in and asked why we don’t eat this tasty breakfast more often. Now I know how to get breakfast on the table at a lightning speed and still have time for a little bonding.

ingredients for breakfast parfaits

Ingredients for breakfast yogurt parfaits:

  • black grapes
  • Dannon vanilla yogurt
  • granola
  • strawberries (sliced)
  • poppy seeds
  • yellow raisins
  • pistachios

Directions:

  1. In a tall glass or jar drop a few black grapes on the bottom of cup.
  2. Top with 2 tablespoons of yogurt.
  3. Top with 2 tablespoons granola
  4. Top with 2 tablespoons of yogurt.
  5. Top with sliced strawberries.
  6. Top with 2 tablespoons of yogurt.
  7. Sprinkle in a pinch of poppy seeds, raisins and pistachios.
  8. Top with a black grape. Yogurt parfaits for two
  9. Enjoy!

parfait breakfast dream

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