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This parfait recipe was inspired by a product I received to review but all opinions expressed here are my own.
I have always been a huge fan of adding fruit to my granola. If I have a bowl of granola for breakfast it is always topped with raisins or berries. When I grab a yogurt for a snack it usually has a combination of granola and fruit added to it. Granola gives it a bit of texture and the fruit provides extra sweetness. When I was trying to decide the best way to feature the delicious granola I received from Ladera Granola in a recipe I knew it would contain fruit. I was at the grocery store when inspiration struck. Lemons and raspberries would taste DELICIOUS with granola!
The question I had to decide was how to incorporate the lemon flavor into my dessert. I have been experimenting with a number of homemade puddings recently and a Google search led me to LOTS of delicious looking lemon pudding recipes. This parfait recipe pairs a thick and creamy homemade lemon pudding with layers of all natural granola and plenty of fresh raspberries. I chose to use Meyer lemons for this pudding since they are a bit sweeter than traditional lemons. I used about 6 lemons making this so make sure you buy a few! If you are pressed for time you could certainly buy your lemon pudding from a box but honestly, this pudding recipe is incredibly easy to make and you can do it the day before for a quick and easy parfait recipe to serve guests or just a really hungry family.
Lemon and Raspberry Parfait Recipe
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Diane is a professional blogger and nationally certified pharmacy technician at Good Pill Pharmacy. She earned her BS in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire and has worked in cancer research, academics, and biotechnology. Concern over the growing incidence of human disease and the birth of her children led her to begin living a more natural life. She quickly realized that the information she was learning along the way could be beneficial to many others and started blogging and freelance writing to share this knowledge with others. Learn more about her HERE.