Mango-ginger chia pudding parfait


This mango-ginger chia parfait is one of my favorite things to have for breakfast these days. It is absolutely bursting with flavor and nutrients and I love that I can make a big batch and then have super easy breakfast for the following days! On these cold and gloomy mornings I am not really in the mood for anything complicated, so I love to just grab one of these from the fridge and then enjoy it on my couch under a bunch of blankets while I watch the morning news ♥

Find more of my favorite parfait recipes right here!


Mango-ginger chia pudding:
-Yields 4 small servings or 2 large
1 large mango
1/2 – 1 thumb of ginger
The juice of 1 orange
4 tablespoons chia seeds

To serve:
Greek yoghurt
Granola, store-bought or homemade
Kiwi berries

Start by making the chia parfait by adding the mango (peeled and stone removed) to a blender along with the ginger (add a little at a time) and orange juice. Pulse until smooth and pour into a bowl. Add the chia seeds to the bowl, stir well, cover it and let it rest in the fridge for at least 30 minutes to allow the chia seeds to soak up the liquid.

When the chia pudding is ready, then all there is left to do is to layer it in a jar or glass with some greek yogurt, granola and kiwi berries – there is enough for 4 servings if you make it the same size as pictured. Enjoy! ♥

Acai peanut butter breakfast parfait

Acai peanut butter breakfast parfait

1 banana
2 deciliters (equals 0.8 cup) mixed frozen berries, I used blueberry and strawberry
1 tablespoon acai powder
1 tablespoon peanut butter
1 tablespoon hemp seeds – optional
1-2 dates, pitted
A little milk to blend, I used oat milk

Simply add everything to a blender and pulse until smooth. Top it with skyr (or greek yoghurt, coconut yoghurt etc.), homemade granola (I like to use this or this recipe, but added extra cinnamon) and fresh fruit – enjoy!  ❤︎

Pink breakfast parfait with peanut butter granola, kiwi and goji berries

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1st smoothie layer:
1 small banana
A large handful frozen raspberries
1 tablespoon goji berries (you can buy them here)
1/2 – 1 teaspoon maca powder – optional (I use this one – affiliate link)
A little liquid stevia
A splash of almond milk

2nd smoothie layer:
1 small banana
A handful frozen strawberries
1/2 – 1 teaspoon baobab powder – optional (I use this one – affiliate link)
A little liquid stevia
A little almond milk – make sure the first smoothie is the thickest or you won’t be able to keep the two layers separated.

Find the peanut butter granola recipe right here!

Delicate pink chia pudding

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This delicate pink beauty combines several of my breakfast favorites: chia puddings, smoothies and parfaits, so it is safe to say that it is a new favorite combo around here – I have already made it in three different variations, but this one is my favorite so I thought I would share it with you lovelies. Like I have said before I absolutely love chia puddings because they are so tasty, super filling, easy to make and they are jam-packed with nutrients (see my post on chia seeds and their health benefits right here).

Though this might seem a little complicated, it is actually super easy to make and you don’t have to add the figs, it was just an attempt to make it look a little fancy shmancy ;)

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Chia pudding:
3/4 cup milk
3 tablespoons chia seeds (buy it right here or here, affiliate links)
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla powder
Sweetener of choice – stevia, acacia honey, agave etc.
4 tablespoons skyr/greek yoghurt

Raspberry/goji smoothie:
1 cup frozen raspberries
2-3 tablespoons goji berries
1 banana
A little oat milk to blend – or whatever milk you prefer

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  1. Start by mixing all the ingredients for the chia pudding – except for the skyr/greek yoghurt – and let it rest in the fridge for at least 1/2 – 1 hour or overnight to allow the chia seeds to expand and soak up the liquid. When it is ready to eat you mix in the skyr/greek yoghurt, stir well and set it aside.
  2. Blend all the ingredients for the smoothie – only add just enough milk for it to be able to blend properly. Depending on the berries you can add a little sweetener (eg. liquid stevia) if needed.
  3. Now, start by adding about 2/3 of the chia pudding to a jar or bowl, mix the rest of the chia pudding with about 1/3 of the smoothie and add it to the jar as well, top it off with the rest of the smoothie and you are done, enjoy!

Note: The figs are purely decorational (I ate them as well of course), but if you would like to add them as well, then you simply add the thinly sliced figs before adding anything else to the jar – push them against the glass to make them stick and carefully pour the chia pudding and smoothie into the glass. You can use a spoon to hold the figs into place.

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Messy tropical mango parfait

This layered mess is one of my absolute favorite kinds of breakfast parfaits with a tropical taste of summer. To make this messy beauty I simply layered banana/mango/pineapple smoothie, passion fruit, plain skyr/greek yoghurt, mango chunks and then started over with more of the banana/mango/pineapple smoothie, passion fruit, skyr and then finished it off with some more mango chunks, so good! Enjoy!

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