Overnight Oat Parfait – is the breakfast of champions!  If you are tired of eating breakfast and then, find yourself starving by 10:00 am, you going to love this recipe!  This heart healthy meal is loaded with healthy fats, an excellent source of protein and dietary fiber, and gives you a major boost of vitamin C, iron and calcium!  It’s easy to make and perfect for your on-the-go mornings!


1/2 cup Greek Yogurt, nonfat, vanilla
1/3 cup rice milk, enriched (or soy or cow’s milks)
1/3 old-fashioned oats
2 teaspoons sun butter, unsalted (or peanut or almond butters)
1 tablespoon flax seeds, ground
1/2 banana, sliced

1. In a mason jar, place all of the ingredients EXCEPT the sliced bananas, into a mason jar (or other glass container) and mix well.
2. Close the container and place in the refrigerator overnight.
3. In the morning, top you parfait with banana slices!

Makes 1 servings (1 mason jar)

Nutrition Facts per serving: 380 calories; 12g fat (1g sat fat, 6g mono, 4g poly, 0g trans fat); 0mg cholesterol; 53g carbohydrate (6g fiber, 21g sugar); 18g protein; 80mg sodium; 4% Daily Value (DV) vitamin A; 10% DV vitamin C; 25% DV calcium; 10% DV iron.

– Stacey Antine, MS, RDN, author, Appetite for Life, founder, HealthBarn USA, director, HealthBarn Foundation, and recognized as top 10 dietitians nationally by Today’s Dietitian magazine for her work with HealthBarn USA.


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