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The Improvised Parfait By Sylvie

The other day Sylvie and I got our copy of The Mayo Clinic Kids’ Cookbook and we sat down and read the entire cookbook with her stopping and begging to make what was on every page. I already had dinner planned and we were low on ingredients, but she insisted on making the first thing in the book, a Berry Breakfast Parfait. Well, we didn’t have raspberries or fresh blueberries or vanilla yogurt or anything even remotely resembling granola. She asked for nuts, none of those. I went about my business and the next thing I know she’s got an assembly line of parfait like ingredients that she managed to scrounge up. It turned out delicious so thank you Mayo clinic kids’ cookbook for the inspiration. Keep reading for Sylvie improvisation…

This cookbook has so many wonderful recipes that I will be sharing some in the near future so keep an eye out!

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  • Strawberries, Blackberries and Almond Crunch 1 of 7
    Strawberries, Blackberries and Almond Crunch
    Sylvie found this tiny bag leftover from some adventure of this great almond crunch that she decided would be a perfect replacement for the granola
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    Layer One, Fruit
  • Layer Two, Chopped Almond Crunch 3 of 7
    Layer Two, Chopped Almond Crunch
  • Layer Three Yogurt 4 of 7
    Layer Three Yogurt
    She created her own fruity yogurt for this layer.
  • Slurping It Up 5 of 7
    Slurping It Up
  • Spooning It In 6 of 7
    Spooning It In
  • Almost To Pretty To Eat! 7 of 7
    Almost To Pretty To Eat!

Here is the awesome and inventive recipe for Sylvie’s Improvised Parfait

1 6 oz container plain yogurt

few drops of vanilla

2 teaspoons agave syrup

2 tablespoon frozen blueberries (rinsed and drained)

3 almond crunch bars chopped finely (the secret replacement for granola and it’s Gluten Free!)

1/4 cup blackberries, cut in half

1/4 cup strawberries, quartered

Mix the vanilla, agave and frozen blueberries into the container of yogurt until combined. In a ‘fancy cup’ layer blackberries and strawberries, then sprinkle with chopped nuts. Add a layer of yogurt. Repeat steps until your fancy cup is overflowing ‘like in the picture, mom’.

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