Chia Granola Parfait

Chia Pudding Granola Parfait Eli Brecher

Chia Pudding Granola Parfait Eli Brecher

Chia Granola Parfait

This simple recipe requires just 5 basic ingredients. The four layers means that it is bursting with so many different flavours, textures and nutrients. This Chia Granola Parfait is surprisingly filling thanks to the fibre and omega-3 healthy fats in the chia pudding layer. Chia seeds can swell to up to 10 times their size by absorbing the liquid, which helps keep us feeling full. The yoghurt (which can be dairy-free) provides gut-friendly bacteria (the good kind!) that can benefit the gut microbiome.

If you’ve never heard of chia pudding, all it involves is chia seeds and your liquid of choice: water, almond milk or juice.

You could even prepare this Chia Granola Parfait the night before and leave it to chill in the fridge, ready to be devoured when you wake up! It’s equally delicious served as a healthy dessert after dinner.

You’ll want to make this for yourself ASAP, then serve it in little shot glasses to impress all your friends with this dazzling masterpiece! The recipe can be easily doubled/tripled depending on how many guests you’re serving it to.

Chia Pudding Granola Parfait Eli Brecher

Chia Granola Parfait Recipe – Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Vegan

Ingredients

(Makes 4 shot glasses)

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen redcurrants or berries of choice
  • 1/2 cup liquid of choice e.g. almond milk or orange juice
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1/4 cup yoghurt of choice (I use dairy-free)
  • 4 tbsp granola

Method

  1. Add the chia seeds and chosen liquid to a small bowl and stir well. Allow to sit for 15 minutes as it becomes a gel, then stir again.
  2. Divide the berries or redcurrants equally and place at the bottom of 4 shot glasses.
  3. Divide the chia pudding and layer this on top.
  4. Layer the yoghurt evenly on top of this.
  5. Finally, sprinkle 1 tbsp of granola over the yoghurt and serve.

If you give this recipe a try, don’t forget to tag me on Instagram @elibrechernutrition – I LOVE seeing all your recreations!

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