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Heart healthy breakfast pudding parfait

Heart healthy breakfast pudding parfait

Here is a really easy to make ‘Breakfast Pudding Parfait’ from dietician Mariana Dineen from Pretty Nutritious, which doesn’t require too many ingredients to give you heart a healthy boost.  Let us know what you think on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Breakfast Pudding Parfait

Low fat plain Greek yogurt provides a healthy dose of protein, which is important for satiety and appetite regulation, which in turn may be beneficial for weight control and cardiovascular risk factors. Yogurt is also high in B vitamins, especially vitamin B12, a vitamin important for heart health.

Ingredients
Low fat plain Greek yogurt
1 tbsp chia seeds
1 tsp maple syrup
1 tbsp peanut butter
1 cup blueberries

Directions

1. Add the low fat plain Greek yogurt, chia seeds and blueberries to your bowl.
2. Top with peanut butter and maple syrup.
3. Best served chilled – allow pudding to sit in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving.

Get creative and change it up with different toppings and layer as you please.

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Mariana is a registered dietitian and the founder of Pretty Nutritious, a wellness organization and social media platform with a mission to educate and inspire people to practice the simple, yet sometimes not so easy, art of healthy living. You can find out more about Mariana on her website here, or check her out on Instagram at @prettynutritious_

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Last updated: March 20, 2020