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Parfaits in a Jar

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Parfaits in a Jar

I eat a lot of yogurt and granola.  At home, it's a simple breakfast I can throw together with whatever fruit, yogurt and granola I happen to have on hand.  Transporting this quick breakfast to work, on the other hand, can be another story.  There's never enough room in the little cups of yogurt to add granola in, and I never remember to bring a handful of fresh fruit it.  The solution: parfaits in a jar!  My jam maker friend opened up a whole new world to me when she explained to me how she makes yogurt and jam parfaits...

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Breakfast Recipes

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Breakfast Recipes

In the Midwest (and maybe all over the country), you can enjoy breakfast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  I think everyone has a special childhood memory of the excitement that came along with being allowed to eat pancakes with maple syrup for dinner some evenings.  In reality, our parents were probably exhausted and couldn't come up with something more creative for dinner that night, but every kid felt like they were getting away with something.  Throughout the Midwest everyone has a favorite breakfast spot, whether it's the Golden Nugget or trendy brunch spot in Chicago, a classic diner like The Fleetwood...

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Granola: Three Ways

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Granola:  Three Ways

For me, eating granola is second nature.  I’ve realized, though, that to some people eating granola is a new experience or, for many of us, eating granola with yogurt can become boring.  In the spirit of my favorite chefs preparing one ingredient “three ways,” I’ve compiled my three favorite ways in which to eat granola.  I’ve also included my favorite granola and yogurt combinations to give everyone some new inspiration.  I spend a lot of time trying out different yogurt flavors with my granola so I figured I should pass my favorites on to you! Granola with Apples and Peanut...

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