Fourth of July Red, White, and Blue Breakfast Parfaits

I don’t know about you, but at our house July fourth is a crazy day! The morning consists of our local Independence Day Parade and festival in the park, and in the evening we watch the fireworks.

I love to make great family memories with festive meals, but time is tight on July fourth. That’s why I love starting the day with red, white, and blue parfaits. They’re easy. They’re festive. And they contain the nutrition my kids need to begin a busy holiday!

4th of July Breakfast Parfaits - Easy to make!

I’m a big proponent of only keeping essentials in the kitchen, so I don’t use special parfait glasses or anything. I’ve found that small jelly jars are the perfect serving size for a breakfast parfait.

The thing I love most about parfaits for breakfast is that they’re easy to make and easy to customize. The kids prefer a sweet breakfast, so I like to use vanilla yogurt and plenty of granola for their breakfast. I eat a mostly sugar-free and low-carb diet, so I make mine with plain yogurt and go easy on the granola. If you really wanted to be a purist (I’m not), you could sweeten your own plain yogurt and make your own granola.

This is all you need to make red, white, and blue breakfast parfaits for the 4th of July!

On busy holidays, though, I prefer to keep things simple. Dannon yogurt, Quaker granola, and a couple of large containers of raspberries and blueberries are what I used to make this festive breakfast!. All total, I spent $15.14 at Walmart and had plenty of yogurt, granola, and berries left over for other purposes.

Red, White, & Blue breakfast parfaits.

Ready for the recipe? Here it is!

Fourth of July Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 4
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These red, white, and blue breakfast parfaits are an easy, festive breakfast for the 4th of July.
Ingredients
  • 2 cups vanilla yogurt (or plain, if you're watching your sugar)
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup Quaker Simply Granola Cereal (or other granola)
  • 4 - 8 oz jam jars or parfait glasses
Instructions
  1. Carefully spoon ingredients into each jar in the following order: ¼ cup yogurt, ¼ cup raspberries, 1Tbsp granola, ¼ cup yogurt, ¼ cup blueberries, 1Tbsp granola.
  2. Serve immediately or refrigerate until time to serve.

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