Breakfast Granola Parfait
Serves: 20, 1/4 cup serving (makes 5 cups)
- 3 cups rolled oats
- 1 cup pecans or almonds, coarsely chopped
- 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup honey
- 2 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 cup DOLE® Raisins
- 1 cup cottage cheese
- 1 cup DOLE® Berries of choice
- Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment and spray with nonstick spray.
- In large bowl, combine oats, pecans, coconut, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger and salt. Set aside.
- In small bowl, microwave honey for 1 minute; whisk in oil until smooth.
- Pour honey mixture over oat mixture and toss to combine.
- Spread onto prepared baking sheet and bake until golden, about 40 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes.
- Remove from oven and let cool. Mix in raisins.
- In a tall, clear glass or sundae glass, layer 1/2 cup cottage cheese, 1/2 cup berries and repeat this process.
- Top with 1/4 cup fresh granola.
Note: Granola may be stored in airtight container for up to 1 week.
Calories per serving: 155
Calorie equivalent: 1 carbohydrate, 1 fat
This Mama’s tips
- Use stevia instead of brown sugar to lower the calories.
- You could try using agave syrup instead of honey. Calories are the same, but agave has a lower glycemic index.
Banana-Pineapple Oatmeal Breakfast Cake
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- 1/4 cup low-fat buttermilk
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1 cup quick cooking oats
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 cup canned, DOLE® Crushed Pineapple in 100% Juice, undrained
- 2 medium DOLE® Bananas, diced
- 2 Tbsp. powdered sugar (optional)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
- Spray 9 x 13 inch baking dish with nonstick spray.
- In large bowl, mix together eggs, sugar, vanilla, buttermilk and oil.
- Mix all dry ingredients together and then fold in wet mixture. Stir until just moistened; do not over mix.
- Gently fold in pineapple with juice and diced bananas.
- Pour into baking dish and bake for 25 minutes, until knife comes out clean when inserted in center.
- Cool until just warm, cut into squares.
- Sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar right before serving.
Calories per serving: 230
Calorie equivalent: 1 carbohydrate, 1 1/2 fats, 1 fruit
This Mama’s tips
- Use stevia instead of sugar to lower the calories.