Peaches ‘n Cream Oat & Chia Pudding Parfait

overnight oats, chia pudding, chobani peach, greek yogurt recipes

If folks at Chobani are looking for a male poster child to relay the fact that Real Men Eat Greek Yogurt, my handsome hubby would be just the guy for the job. I’m pretty sure not a day goes by that he doesn’t carry one of these babies to work for his mid-morning snack. (And as of the past few months, always with chia seeds. Because don’t you know Real Men Eat Chia Seeds too.)

You see those tubs below? Those are not the little snack-sized, fruit-on-the-bottom ones you’re used to. These are 16oz tubs of blended Chobani. No stirring necessary. Got it?

While I love me some yogurt too, I try to leave my dairy intake in moderation. Just personal preferences. But even so, I had no qualms about accepting 6lbs of yogurt from the sweet people at Chobani. Whatever I didn’t eat, my Real Man would.

Trust me when I say I had to work quickly to get my (itsy bitsy) share of the yogurt. Just so you know, the blueberry is awesome in my simple protein pancakes (just egg + yogurt + protein powder, pretty much) and the chocolate chunk – you had better have some bananas in the freezer to blend it into cool creamy dessert perfection.

But the star for me was this peachy keen puddin’ parfait. Where is the pudding, you ask? Well, pudding is what happens when you mix together yogurt, oats, chia and a splash of milk and let it sit for a couple hours in the fridge. And then, as a reward for your patience, you get to eat this sweet, indulgent (but protein-and-omega-3-packed) concoction for breakfast.

So what are you waiting for? Go. Make it now. Then wait a bit. I promise it’ll be worth it.

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Peaches 'n Cream Oat & Chia Pudding Parfait

Yield: 1 serving

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes OR overnight


¼ cup rolled oats (not instant), gluten-free if preferred
½ cup Chobani 0% Peach Yogurt
6 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk or dairy-free milk of choice
2 tablespoons ground chia seeds
1 small peach, pitted and diced


Combine oats, yogurt, almond milk and Mila in a small bowl. Stir well. Refrigerate, covered, for at least 2 hours, or overnight.

Stir in an additional splash of milk if the mixture is very thick (it will become thicker the longer it is left to stand.) Layer in a clear glass with diced peaches and cinnamon.

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per Serving
Calories 287.8
Total Fat 6.7 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 111.1 mg
Potassium 316.9 mg
Total Carbohydrate 40.4 g
Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
Sugars 13.2 g
Protein 15.8 g

Cara Lyons,

This recipe is linked to Slightly Indulgent Tuesdays.

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17 Responses to “Peaches ‘n Cream Oat & Chia Pudding Parfait”

  1. 1

    USA Kiwi — August 21, 2012 @ 4:54 pm Reply

    That looks GREAT!

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    Joanne — August 21, 2012 @ 9:26 pm Reply

    I love chobani’s flavored yogurts! Can’t believe I’ve never encountered the chocolate before…I need to seek it out. And I need to make this parfait…it would be so much healthier to stress eat than some of the other things I’ve been nibbling on.

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    Beth @ Tasty Yummies — August 21, 2012 @ 11:05 pm Reply

    This looks amazing. I was obsessed with chia puddings for a while a few months back, and then I stopped. Haven’t made one in a while but you’ve inspired me. I’ve never done oats and chia together, I can’t wait to try it.

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    Julia {The Roasted Root} — August 22, 2012 @ 8:27 am Reply

    Can you believe – I still have not tried chia pudding! I definitely want to try it and your delicious parfait recipe adds incentive as well! This dessert looks just perfect for me – relatively healthy and yummy ripe peaches! Lookin good!

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    TasteofBeirut — August 22, 2012 @ 1:57 pm Reply

    Still need to try these chia seeds that I hear such wonderful things about; I can just say that if this was in front of me, I’d be so easy!

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    Shannon — August 22, 2012 @ 2:12 pm Reply

    ooh, blended?!?! yum. i’m currently overrun by peaches, so this looks great 🙂

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    Oh Lardy — August 22, 2012 @ 7:46 pm Reply

    This sounds delicious! I love chia seeds with yogurt. And, as usual, beautiful picture!! Thanks!

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    Kate — August 22, 2012 @ 10:48 pm Reply

    My kid could be the poster child (get it – child?!) for real men eat Greek yogurt too!

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    Heidi @ Food Doodles — August 23, 2012 @ 5:49 pm Reply

    Yummy! I never thought to mix chia seeds with yogurt(I always just use plain milk). Awesome!

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    grace — August 24, 2012 @ 3:13 pm Reply

    peaches and cream–the combination is classic yet you’ve given it a stellar update!

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    foodwanderings — August 26, 2012 @ 9:47 pm Reply

    Hi Cara, I like the idea of chia seeds and intellectually know the benefits but it is still an acquired taste for me. Maybe first I will use it in baking.

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    Dawn — August 27, 2012 @ 12:04 pm Reply

    A perfect way to eat Mila!

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    Nat — August 28, 2012 @ 9:44 am Reply

    I made this without the oatmeal. I am even sensitive to oatmeal. I like how it thickened overnight. Great idea. Will do it often as my breakfast. Very easy to prepare and high in protein. Thanks!

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    Carolyn — September 18, 2012 @ 4:20 pm Reply

    Hey girl. Your site looks fantastic. It’s been a while. Anyhoo, I am doing a round up of gluten free breakfast ideas for Alison at Ingredients, Inc, because she has a lot going on these days. Mind if I include this (just pics and recipe, of course!).

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      Cara — September 18, 2012 @ 7:50 pm

      Sure, no problem! Nice to “see” you!

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