Quinoa Oatmeal Berry Parfait


Difficulty Level: Easy

Number of Servings: 2

Preparation time: 10 min


1/4 cup

Red quinoa

1/4 cup

Steel cut oats

1 cup

Boiled water

1/2 cup

Almond milk, unsweetened

1/2 teaspoon

Vanilla extract

1/4 teaspoon

Ground cinnamon

1 cup

Low-fat plain Greek yogurt

1 packet

CARNATION BREAKFAST ESSENTIALS® Original Powder Drink Mix Classic French Vanilla Flavor

1/4 teaspoon

Ground nutmeg

2 cups

Fresh mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries)

1 teaspoon

Pecans, chopped


Prep Night Before: Rinse quinoa thoroughly. Strain any excess water and combine in a medium saucepan with oats and 1 cup boiling water. Cover with lid or plastic wrap and leave overnight. Morning of: Combine almond milk, salt and nutmeg with quinoa oatmeal mix. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to low. Stir occasionally until quinoa is tender (10-12 minutes). Add the vanilla and let cool completely. Combine all yogurt mix ingredients with Carnation Breakfast Essentials®  Powder Drink Mix in a medium bowl. Place ¼ of the quinoa oatmeal mix in the bottom of each glass. Spoon ¼ of the yogurt mix on top of the quinoa mix, then top with ¼ of the mixed berries. Repeat this process with remaining ingredients. Garnish with chopped pecans.

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