Sweet and Salty Granola Parfait

This yogurt parfait is sugar and spice, and everything nice! It has the sweetness of conventional granola, but with a savory twist! Keep your blood sugars under control with this protein-packed breakfast or snack. This granola has tons of fibrous seeds, nuts, and cereal grains that provide cardiovascular and digestive benefits. Not to mention, it’s paired with a calcium-rich yogurt that offers protective benefits and promotes bone health. Feel great about your meals and fuel your day with whole food nutrition.

Makes: 12 servings
Serving Size: 2oz
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients for sweet and salty granola parfait

  • 3 cups rolled oats
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ cup honey
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds
  • 2 tbsp almonds
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 1/8 cup chopped dates
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt per serving

Directions for sweet and salty granola parfait

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, add oats, olive oil, honey, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds, coconut flakes, and salt. Mix until fully incorporated.
  3. On a baking sheet, spread the granola mixture until evenly distributed. Bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Flip granola to prevent burning. Cook for an additional 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Once cool, add chopped dates.
  6. Serve with ½ cup of non-fat Greek yogurt or dairy-free alternative.
  7. Store remaining in a sealed container.

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 280
  • carbohydrate: 34g
  • fat: 9g
  • fiber: 3g
  • potassium: 306mg
  • protein: 17g
  • saturated fat: 2g
  • sodium: 76mg
  • sugar: 17g
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Disclaimer: Type2Diabetes.com cannot guarantee a recipe that has been scaled to make a different number of servings from the original.


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