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raspberry orange chia parfait

Raspberry Orange Chia Parfait

  • Author: Rosana
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 3-4 parfaits 1x
  • Category: breakfast
  • Method: no bake
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Layered raspberry orange chia parfait made with kefir and granola. An easy breakfast on the go!


Ingredients

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For the Chia Pudding:

  • 2 cups Kefir, or preferred milk
  • 1/2 cup chia seeds
  • 4 tbsp kefir cup*
  • 34 tbsp maple syrup

For the Raspberry Orange Compote:

  • 3 cups raspberries
  • Juice of 1 small orange, I used blood orange
  • 6 tbsp maple syrup

For the Layers:

  • Granola, store-bough or homemade
  • More raspberries, for topping
  • 1/4 cup chopped dark chocolate, for topping

Instructions

For the Chia Pudding:

  • Simply combine 2 cups of Kefir (or preferred milk), 1/2 cup chia seeds, 4 tablespoons of kefir cup, 3-4 tablespoons of maple syrup. Mix well in a large bowl and let it sit on the counter for 15 minutes. It keeps well in the fridge for about 4 days.

For the Raspberry Orange Compote:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a small pot, cooking  over low heat for 10 minutes, until raspberries soften. Use a fork to mash the raspberries and cook for another 5 minutes until desired consistency. The texture should be thick but runny, like preserves. Set aside to cool.

Assemble:

  • To layer your chia parfait start with 1/4 cup of granola, add a few tablespoons of chia pudding. followed by a couple of tablespoons of the raspberry compote. Top with a spoonful of kefir cup, fresh berries and sprinkle some chopped dark chocolate. Enjoy!

Notes

*Natural Organic Kefir Cup has the thick, creamy texture of your favorite Greek Yogurt with up to twice as many probiotics.

Keywords: easy breakfast, raspberry orange chia parfait, easy chia pudding