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Try this: Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

Try this: Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

Guess who popped in for breakfast this morning.

Mmm, blackberries and granola

Hint, his last name is berry and it’s been a LONG, LONG winter since he was on sale like this. We couldn’t resist ourselves – I’ve been grabbing up berries like they are going out of business and I am not sorry one bit about it, sorry folks who don’t have berries just yet. You are welcome over to our house to share anytime!

Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

As soon as I saw these plump, juicy berries I knew immediately what I wanted to do with them. Surround them with vanilla, and crisp granola … and perhaps a hint of lemon curd. Oh yes, I said lemon curd.

I’ve never had a parfait like this before, and trust me when I say we will be eating them again tomorrow .. and the next day, and maybe even the next day … as long as there are berries in the fridge.

Blackberry Lemon Parfaits -- never knew breakfast could taste so good!

See all that tasty goodness, I just couldn’t help my self.

I’ll give you a tip — you’ll want to choose a yogurt base with a low sugar content (15 grams or less), there’s plenty of sweetness in here to go around already .. . and you only need a touch of lemon curd.

A little goes a long way, in fact, you may want to mix just the tip of a teaspoon’s worth into a layer of 2 tablespoons worth of yogurt and mix until you get your desired level of lemony-ness. (

Blackbery Lemon Parfaits - my new favorite breakfast

Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 1

Serving Size: 1-2

Blackberry Lemon Parfaits

Ingredients

  • 4 Tablespoons Vanilla Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Granola (as needed)
  • 1/2 teaspoon or so of Lemon Curd (to taste)
  • Blackberries

Instructions

  1. Layer one tablespoon of vanilla yogurt on the bottom of your dish
  2. Place a few blackberries and a handful of granola on top
  3. Mix 1/2 teaspoon of lemon curd with 2 tablespoons of vanilla yogurt. Add more lemon curd or vanilla yogurt until you reach your desired lemon flavor.
  4. Add the lemon flavored yogurt as the next layer to your parfait
  5. More blackberries, more granola
  6. One last layer of vanilla yogurt (about 1 tablespoon) and top with berries and granola for a refreshing breakfast everyone is sure to enjoy.

Notes

Lemon curd can be a strong flavor, be sure to taste your lemon / yogurt mixture before you add it in to get it to your liking.

http://kidsstuffworld.com/2014/02/blackberry-lemon-parfaits/

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Blackberry Lemon Parfaits -- you never knew breakfast could taste so good!

Stacy

Stacy is seeing the world in a whole new way – through the eyes of her children. She writes about the little things, the big things and all the “stuff” in between at Kids Stuff World.

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