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Strawberry Shortcake Quinoa Parfait


  • Author: Brittany Mullins
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4

Description

Layers of quinoa, Greek yogurt and strawberries make for a protein-packed strawberry shortcake quinoa parfait that’s perfect for breakfast or dessert.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked and cooled Ancient Harvest white quinoa
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup 2% plain greek yogurt
  • 2 cups chopped strawberries

Instructions

  1. Cook about 1 cup of dry quinoa according to the package directions. Allow to cool and then place in fridge to chill for a couple hours. This step is best beforehand so you can prep the parfaits quickly.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, stir together 2 cups chilled quinoa, unsweetened almond milk, 1 Tablespoon of maple syrup, vanilla and sea salt.
  3. In a separate bowl combine Greek yogurt with remaining 1 Tablespoon maple syrup.
  4. Layer quinoa mixture, Greek yogurt and berries in a dish. Repeat layers however many times you’d like. Top with a few berries and enjoy.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 parfait
  • Calories: 269
  • Sugar: 15g
  • Sodium: 73mg
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 46g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg

Keywords: quinoa parfait

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