Vegan Parfait

parfait-thumbnail.001_598x.png This almost doesn't qualify as a recipe. Something creamy, something crunchy and something fruity layered beautifully in a clear vessel of your choice. And there you have it...a parfait!

Vegan Parfait

Makes: 2 parfaits (a larger glass will require more ingredients)

1 cup sweet cashew cream, prepared or vegan yogurt
1 cup fruit, chopped
1 ¼ cup granola, nuts or crushed vegan cookies

  1. Layer ingredients in each glass in this order:
  • ¼ cup cream
  • ½ cup granola
  • ¼ cup fruit
  • ¼ cup cream
  • 2 tablespoons granola
  • ¼ cup fruit

Sweet Cashew Cream

Makes: 1 cup

1 cup cashews
¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons non-dairy milk
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
⅛ teaspoon salt

  1. In a saucepan over high heat, bring the cashews and enough water to cover them to a boil; boil for 7 minutes.
  2. Drain and rinse the cashews.
  3. Pour milk, maple syrup, vanilla extract and salt into a blender.
  4. Pour in the cashews and blend until completely smooth. This could take 3-5 minutes depending on your blender.