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Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Parfait

This Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Parfait is a great as a healthy dessert alternative or snack.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Quinoa
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 195kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • For Oat Crumble:
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 ½ tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons coconut palm sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup quinoa rinsed
  • For Cinnamon Apples:
  • 4 granny smith apples peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon coconut palm sugar
  • 1 cup water or more if necessary
  • For Yogurt:
  • 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt

Instructions

  • Start by making the apples. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine all ingredients, mixing well. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to low. Partially cover and cook until apples are softened and liquid is syrupy, about 10 minutes. Add more water if needed in the cooking process. Take off heat and let cool completely. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  • For the Oats:
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl. Evenly spread on a baking sheet and bake until golden brown, about 7-10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  • For Quinoa:
  • Cook 1 cup quinoa according to package directions. Once cooked, add 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon, mix well. Set aside to cool.
  • Put it together
  • Spoon ¼ cup yogurt in bottom of glass.
  • Spoon ¼ cup quinoa on top of the yogurt.
  • Spoon ¼ cup cinnamon apples on top of the quinoa.
  • Repeat the layering and top with oat crumble. Repeat with remaining glasses.

Notes

To make this recipe vegan friendly, substituteĀ vanilla Greek yogurt.

Nutrition

Calories: 195kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 8g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.4mg