Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait

This Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait is a delicious solution to busy mornings!

Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait

Mornings. They’re not what they used to be.

Actually, they are. Mornings have always been rushed for me, pre-children I would stay in bed until the last second and guzzle black coffee from my travel mug as I sped to the office to eat breakfast at my desk. On my more ambitious mornings I might squeeze in an early morning run, but I would still be rushing to get out of the house on time. Now, my mornings are dictated by a cherubic almost-two-year-old who likes to start his day with a smoothie and minor acts of vandalism.

Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait

Thus, I have always been a fan of the make-ahead breakfast. I don’t always swing it, but when I do my mornings are far more calm and enjoyable. Todays recipe, Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait is not only convenient in its makeaheadability (<—– thats the technical term btw), it also has the advantage of feeling just a little bit fancy. The recipe uses Blissful Eats Granola which has become a staple in my kitchen cupboard for those times when toddlers, work schedules, and life take over. No matter how hectic life gets, I find I am always MORE stressed when I don’t make the time for a healthy meal, so a brand of granola made from delicious and wholesome ingredients is an essential lifeline!

Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait

Enjoy!

Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait

Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait
 
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This Pumpkin Chia Coconut Parfait is a delicious solution to busy mornings!
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • For Chia Pudding:
  • ¾ cup milk of choice
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ginger
  • For the Parfait
  • 1½ cups Blissful Eats No Nutty Chocolate Chip Granola
  • 1½ cups coconut yogurt (vegan or dairy- your choice!)
Method
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together Chia Pudding ingredients until well combined. Cover, and transfer to the fridge and allow to chill for at least a couple of hours, preferably overnight.
  2. When the pudding is chilled and thickened, place ¼ of the mixture in a glass jar/similar, next add a layer of coconut yogurt (about ¾ cup), followed by another layer of chia pudding. Then top with a layer of granola (about ¾ cup).
  3. Repeat the layering with the remaining ingredients in a second glass jar.
  4. Serve and enjoy!