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[Recipes] The Cinnamon-Cheerio-Flax Greek Yogurt Parfait

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Recipes: The Cinnamon-Cheerio-Flax Greek Yogurt Parfait

Between granola, faux fruit, and disgusting artificial syrups, most yogurt parfaits are unhealthy sugar-filled abominations. We reconstructed the yogurt parfait from the ground up and created one of the most unbelievably healthy super-concoctions on earth — the Cinnamon-Cheerio-Flax Greek Yogurt Parfait.

This big, beautiful, layered masterpiece starts with a foundation of creamy, protein-rich 2% FAGE Greek Yogurt and ascends skyward with strata of flax seed, Cheerios, and a drizzle of fluffy cinnamon. It’s a tower of the most powerful superfoods on earth — dive in, mix it up, and watch the stellar health benefits pour straight into your belly.



The Cinnamon-Cheerio-Flax Greek Yogurt Parfait


Cook Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1



Empty one 2% FAGE Total Greek Yogurt into the bottom of a parfait/small glass.

Add 2 tbsp. fresh ground flax seeds followed by 1/4 cup of original Cheerios.

Sprinkle with a few healthy shakes of enjoy. Mix, stir, and enjoy.




  • 1 FAGE Total 2% Greek Yogurt — it packs 20 grams of HQ protein and 20% DV calcium.
  • 2 Tbsp. Ground Flax Seed (I recommend Spectrum Organic Flax Seed) — flax seeds are one of the most ridonkulouly healthy foods on earth. One 2 tbsp serving contains 2.7 g of heart-healthy, anti-inflammatory omega 3’s, 3 g of protein, 4 g of waist-friendly fiber, and only 1 g of net carbs.
  • 1/4 Cup Original Cheerios — a classic that remains a top cereal option. They’re essentially oats in O form. Low in sugar and fat, high in fiber, minimal additives, and made primarily with low GI oats/whole grains.
  • Cinnamon — a brown, magical miracle powder. It adds sweetness — yet has no calories — is a ridiculously potent antioxidant, helps control blood sugar levels, and can reduce arthritis pain.


Nutrition Facts (per serving)
  • Calories – 255
  • Fat – 9.5 g
  • Sat. Fat – 3.5 g
  • Omega 3 Fatty Acid – 2.7 g
  • Carbs – 18 g
  • Fiber – 8 g
  • Net Carbs – 10 g
  • Sugar – 8 g* (no added sugar, naturally occurring in the lactose)
  • Protein – 26 g
  • Calcium – 25% DV
  • Live Cultures: L. Bulgaricus, S. Thermophilus, L. Acidophilus, Bifidus, L. Casei


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Bryan DiSanto

Founder & Editor-in-Chief at Lean It UP
ELLO ELLO I'm Bryan DiSanto. I'm the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Lean It UP, a CPT/CSN/Fitness Coach, Chef trained at Le Cordon Bleu – Paris, NYU graduate, ex-fat kid, and all-around fitness junkie.

I also contribute to Men's Health Magazine.

When I'm not working on my abs (or somebody else’s), whipping up avocado roses and avocado toast, or running a Tough Mudder, I'm probably yelling at a Carolina Panthers game somewhere.

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