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pomegranate cottage cheese parfait

In breakfast, brekkie, brunch, culinary experiments, desserts, snacks, sweet treats, vegetarian on 07.29.11 at 8:54 am

sometimes the best things are so simple. dessert-for-breakfast to kickstart your day with something sweet? oh yes.

inspired by a previous yumyumyummers brekkie parfait, this is a simpler version using fresh pomegranate seeds — a new ingredient in my kitchen. what a perfect pre-workout snack, along with a fruit smoothie, before my spin+yoga class this morning.

the parfait goodies:
– 2 tsp fresh pomegranate seeds
– 2.5 tbsp low-fat cottage cheese

food styling:
– in a small teacup, start layering the parfait by adding a dollop of low-fat cottage cheese at the bottom
– add a layer of fresh pomegranate seeds
– continue alternating layers of cottage cheese & pomegranate seeds
– top w/ a small dollop cottage cheese & pomegranate seeds
– double ingredient quantities & repeat food styling for 2 servings

hooray for dessert-for-breakfast! pretty easy, huh? :)


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  1. Cottage cheese is one of my favorite snacks! So you know I just love this.

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  2. this looks so yummy, might have to try it out, it looks so simple!

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  3. Cottage cheese and Ruffles (chips) are one of my favorite snacks. Everyone thinks it’s weird/gross, but trust me, if you like cottage cheese, it’s delicious! I think it’s the difference in textures that’s nice. Anyways, this looks great too (and healthier)!

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    • cottage cheese & ruffles?! hmmm… sounds interesting, but i’ll take your word for it, caroline! perhaps i might have to test-drive that recipe this weekend. :)

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