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berry-quinoa-parfaitAre you bored of the same old breakfast?  Try this super food breakfast or enjoy it as a post workout meal.  What we feed ourselves is equally important for how our muscles repair and get stronger post exercise.  This quick and easy breakfast can be made the night before, and also packs easily for a snack on the go.  It has a 3:1 carbohydrate (60 grams) protein (22 grams) ratio per serving, it packs the fiber, with 11.4 grams per serving, and contains healthy fats (omega 3’s) from the chia seeds to keep you feeling full.

Quinoa Breakfast Parfait

Serving Size: 1

Calories per serving: 360

Fat per serving: 5.5 grams

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup mixed berries
  • 1 TBSP honey
  • 1 TBSP chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 -2 cups unsweetened almond milk (optional for cooking quinoa in)

Instructions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions, replacing 1/2 or all of the water with unsweetened almond milk. Let cool and set aside. Layer Greek yogurt, 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa, and berries in a parfait glass or bowl. Sprinkle chia seeds on top and drizzle with honey.
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