Make-ahead berry breakfast parfaits

Makes 4 servings

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 2 min

Make your own beautiful breakfast parfaits in the evening and you’ve got a nutritious and delicious breakfast ready to go in the morning. The oats soften perfectly as the parfaits sit in the refrigerator overnight.


1 cup large-flake rolled oats 250 mL
1/4 cup chopped almonds, pecans or walnuts (optional) 50 mL
1 tbsp ground flax seeds (optional) 15 mL
1 1/2 cup 2% plain yogurt 375 mL
1 1/2 cup 2% vanilla yogurt 375 mL
2 cups blueberries, sliced strawberries and/or raspberries 500 mL
  • Refrigeration time: 8 hours


Step 1
In a skillet over medium heat, toast large-flake rolled oats and nuts (if using), stirring constantly, for 2 to 3 minutes or until golden and fragrant. Immediately transfer to a bowl and let cool. Stir in flax seeds (if using).

Step 2
In a bowl, whisk together plain yogurt and vanilla yogurt.

Step 3
Alternately layer oat mixture, yogurt and berries in four individual 1-1/2-cup (375 mL) reusable containers with lids or tall glasses. Seal with lids or cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 8 hours or up to 2 days.

Nutrition & Notes

Nutrition Information
Valeur nutritive
per 1 serving
% Daily Value
% valeur quotidienne
Calories / Calories 322
Fat / Lipides 6 g
Saturated / saturés 2 g
+ Trans / trans
Cholesterol / Cholestérol 10 mg
Sodium / Sodium 127 mg
Carbohydrates / Glucides 54 g
Fiber / Fibres 6 g
Sugars / Sucres 25 g
Protein Protéines 16 g
Vitamin A / Vitamine A
Vitamin C / Vitamine C
Calcium / Calcium
Iron / Fer