Healthy Recipes: Pumpkin Pie Greek Yogurt Parfaits

Pumpkin Pie Greek Yogurt Parfaits

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes Serves: 4 parfaits

Ingredients

Parfaits

1 can (14 oz) pumpkin puree

2 eggs

1 tablespoon lemon juice

¼ cup unsweetened almond milk

¼ cup pure maple syrup

1 ½ tablespoons pumpkin pie spice

½ teaspoon salt

2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt

Optional Toppings

Pumpkin Spice Granola

Maple syrup

Extra nuts (pecans, walnuts, almonds)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pumpkin puree, eggs, lemon juice, milk, maple syrup, pumpkin pie spice and salt. Stir until thoroughly combined. Pour the mixture into a baking dish. Bake for 30 minutes. When baking is complete, let the mixture cool for at least 10 minutes.
  3. To assemble the parfaits, layer ¼ cup of the pumpkin mixture into the bottom of a small glass or jar. Then, layer ¼ cup of the yogurt over the pumpkin mixture. Repeat with another layer each of pumpkin mixture and yogurt.
  4. Top each parfait with pumpkin spice pecan granola, a drizzle of maple syrup, and extra nuts if desired.

Serving size: 1 parfait

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 197 Fat: 2.7g Carb: 34.2g Fiber: 3g Protein: 10.7g Sugar 24.6g Sodium: 368mg

Watch how it’s made:

In this video, Erica went the extra mile and made a Pumpkin Spice Pecan Granola. Excessive? Yes. Worth is? Yes.

Pumpkin Spice Pecan Granola

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 30-40 minutes

Total time: 45 minutes

Serves: 10 servings

Ingredients

3½ cups old fashioned oats

⅓ cup shelled pepitas (pumpkin seeds)

½ cup pecans chopped

2 tablespoons pumpkin pie spice

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ cup coconut oil, melted

⅓ cup pure maple syrup

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the oats, pepitas, pecans, pumpkin spice, and salt.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the coconut oil and maple syrup.
  4. Pour the wet ingredient mixture into the dry ingredients. Using a large spoon or spatula, stir the oat mixture is evenly coated.
  5. Spread the granola mixture out evenly on a large nonstick baking sheet.
  6. Bake in the oven for 35- 45 minutes. Check on the granola every 15 minutes and give it a quick stir with a large spoon each time. Granola should be crispy and golden brown when done.

 

Serving size: ⅓ cup

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories: 233 Fat: 11.6g Carb: 29.8g Fiber: 3.5g Protein: 4.9g Sugar 7.2g Sodium: 78mg

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