Strawberry-Banana Granola Parfaits

Strawberry-Banana Granola Parfaits

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Strawberry-Banana Granola Parfaits

Prep Time10 minsCook Time20 mins
 6 large dates, pitted
 3 tbsp natural almond butter
 3 tbsp honey
 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
 1 tsp real vanilla extract
 1 cup rolled oats
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ cup raw almonds, roughly chopped
 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
 2 large bananas, sliced
 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced
1

Pre-heat -oven to 180c and line an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with a piece of parchment paper, leaving a bit of overlap on the sides.

2

In a high-powered blender or a food processor, combine the pitted dates, almond butter, honey, coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

3

Transfer the date mixture into a large mixing bowl and add the oats, cinnamon, salt, almonds, and sunflower seeds. Mix until well combined and the oats and nuts are nicely coated.

4

Transfer the granola mixture to the prepared baking dish and pat down into an even layer. Place in the pre-heated oven and bake until lightly golden brown and toasted on top, approximately 20 minutes.

5

Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Granola will crumble as you remove it from the pan, with some larger chunks.

6

To serve, alternate layers of Greek yogurt, granola, sliced bananas, and fresh strawberries in 4 parfait dishes or mason jars. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 445
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21.76g34%
Total Carbohydrate 64.08g22%
Protein 13.06g27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Ingredients

 6 large dates, pitted
 3 tbsp natural almond butter
 3 tbsp honey
 2 tbsp coconut oil, melted
 1 tsp real vanilla extract
 1 cup rolled oats
 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp salt
 ¼ cup raw almonds, roughly chopped
 2 tbsp sunflower seeds
 2 cups plain Greek yogurt
 2 large bananas, sliced
 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced

Directions

1

Pre-heat -oven to 180c and line an 8 x 8-inch baking pan with a piece of parchment paper, leaving a bit of overlap on the sides.

2

In a high-powered blender or a food processor, combine the pitted dates, almond butter, honey, coconut oil, and vanilla extract. Blend until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

3

Transfer the date mixture into a large mixing bowl and add the oats, cinnamon, salt, almonds, and sunflower seeds. Mix until well combined and the oats and nuts are nicely coated.

4

Transfer the granola mixture to the prepared baking dish and pat down into an even layer. Place in the pre-heated oven and bake until lightly golden brown and toasted on top, approximately 20 minutes.

5

Remove from oven and cool to room temperature. Granola will crumble as you remove it from the pan, with some larger chunks.

6

To serve, alternate layers of Greek yogurt, granola, sliced bananas, and fresh strawberries in 4 parfait dishes or mason jars. Enjoy!

Strawberry-Banana Granola Parfaits