This recipe from ohsheglows.com is a parfait game changer. We here at the gym believe nutrition conscious choices are the key to achieving total wellness. That doesn’t mean cutting out certain foods completely. There are ways to still enjoy your favorites which is where we come in. We love this Apple Chai Parfait recipe. It’s sweet, filling and checks all the boxes for tasty and healthy. Give it a try and let us know what you think!
For the jam (makes 1-1.5 cups)
- 3 large apples, peeled and diced
- 3/4 cup 100% pure apple juice
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- pinch of fine grain sea salt (optional)
For the overnight oats
- 1/2 cup rolled oats
- 1 + 1/4 cups Low Fat milk or unsweetened dairy alt.
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- Chopped walnuts (optional)
For the jam: Add all jam ingredients into a medium pot and stir to combine. Bring mixture to a low boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes orso. When the apples are fork tender, remove from heat and mash 50% of the mixture to thicken. Set aside to cool.
For the overnight oats: Combine the oats, chia seeds, almond milk, vanilla, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Whisk to combine. Place in the fridge overnight, or for at least 1-2 hours to thicken. Once the oats are softened and the liquid is mostly absorbed, it’s ready. You can thin it out with more milk if needed or thicken it with more chia seeds
To make each parfait: Layer the overnight oats with the apple pie jam, a few spoonfuls of each per layer. Add toasted chopped walnuts on top of each layer if desired.*recipe courtesy of www.ohsheglows.com
Sondra Tackett, MS RDN, Co-Founder Georgia Offices Nutrition Health Works
Specialty: Culinary Education | Nutrition Counseling | Nutritionist
Sondra is a Licensed and Registered Dietitian with a Masters degree in Nutrition from Brooklyn College. She is experienced in individual and group counseling for all age groups, community nutrition, and culinary education. Her previous role as a Supermarket Dietitian, gave her unique insight on the grocery industry, and products available that can help you towards your goals. She is passionate about empowering her clients by layering simple adjustments to form healthy and sustainable habits. She is an avid cook and enjoys hiking in her spare time. Read more about Sondra.
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