Blueberry Muffin Hidden Veggie Breakfast Parfait

We’ve been dealing with a super picky toddler lately. Trying to get him to eat any veggies aside from peas and corn has been nearly impossible. Lately, I have been trying to be a bit sneakier about veggies and hiding them in his foods, but often that means taking more time and effort with only so-so results (somehow he still notices them even when we can’t).  And don’t even get me started about snack options! I’ve been striving and trying so hard to improve our snack options to have more veggies and it’s been a tough battle. When I saw Garden Lite Muffins in the freezer section at my local Kroger, I had to give them a try and am so glad that I did!

Garden Lite muffins are delicious veggie rich muffins and one of the easiest ways to get additional veggies into my families diet. Each muffin is only 120 calories, 3 grams of fiber, low fat and are packed with vegetables! The first two ingredients of these muffins: carrots and zucchini and you would never know it based on the taste. They have three flavors to choose from: blueberry, banana chocolate chip, and chocolate. Definitely and easy and tasty way to each your veggies.

I love that they are easy to take on the go; I simply throw a few in my purse or diaper bag and head out the door! Simply let defrost from the freezer a few hours and enjoy (although they are the best when served warm!) Our favorite is definitely the blueberry and we love using them to make blueberry parfaits!


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Blueberry Breakfast Hidden Veggie Parfait
Super simple, easy and healthy breakfast parfait featuring Garden Lite Blueberry muffins.
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cook Time 3 minutes
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cook Time 3 minutes
  1. Place a thin layer of blueberries on bottom of cup. Layer with yogurt. Break muffin into pieces and place on yogurt. Cover with additional yogurt. Top with blueberries and oats.
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Be sure to check out my video below for easy to follow directions!

These parfaits are so easy to make and a great option for breakfast or a mid-morning or afternoon snack. In less than 5 minutes, you have a delicious parfait that is full of veggies, protein and fruit! Definitely a healthier snack option than reaching for a candy bar or crackers, plus it will keep you full and energized for longer!

Be sure to check out their store locator to see where Garden Lite products are sold near you. I found them at my local Kroger in the Live Naturally breakfast freezer section. Right now they have a fabulous coupon for $1 off a package which is a great way to give these a try.

Have you tried Garden Lite products before?
Which flavor muffin would you want to try?


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By | 2017-02-02T08:50:57+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|food, recipe card|30 Comments


  1. Lisa February 2, 2017 at 8:54 am - Reply

    Oh yum!! Sometimes you have to hide veggies and this looks so delicious!! My daughter would love this!

  2. Linh February 2, 2017 at 10:23 am - Reply

    What a yummy and easy recipe! Hey – whatever it takes for them to get all their nutrition for the day haha 🙂

  3. Chanel van Reenen February 2, 2017 at 1:31 pm - Reply

    this sounds delicious! i am always looking for new recipes to try out!

  4. Liz @ Yes/No Films February 2, 2017 at 1:47 pm - Reply

    Those sound yummy. Sounds like an easy breakfast or snack too.

  5. Becki February 2, 2017 at 1:57 pm - Reply

    Those look really interesting! Your parfait makes the blueberry one look the best 😉

  6. Jenn February 2, 2017 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    I have never heard of these. They look and sound delicious. I can;t wait to try them.

  7. Angela Amores February 2, 2017 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    This looks really good. I’ll have to check these out!! Thanks!!

  8. Christina Strickland February 2, 2017 at 7:53 pm - Reply

    That looks perfect, can’t wait to try it!

  9. Jeeyoung February 2, 2017 at 8:15 pm - Reply

    So yummy! We love Garden lites muffins!

  10. Crystal Wachoski February 3, 2017 at 7:26 am - Reply

    Those sound right up my alley! I love being sneaky with veggies.

  11. Krista Nile February 3, 2017 at 7:37 am - Reply

    That is such a good idea and I love how your re purposed the muffin!

  12. val February 3, 2017 at 8:36 am - Reply

    Such a good idea to hide it in a parfait!

  13. Jessica February 3, 2017 at 10:52 am - Reply

    Yum! This looks so good.

  14. Kristie February 3, 2017 at 11:49 am - Reply

    Hiding veggies is a lot of work and picky eating is driving me nuts! We’ll have to try these.

  15. Sophia February 3, 2017 at 2:35 pm - Reply

    This is good and healthy and something that I would enjoy eating.

  16. Mary Barham February 3, 2017 at 2:52 pm - Reply

    Next week I have decided I will be making healthier food choices… it is a must!! Adding this to the list of foods!!

  17. Vicki @ Babies to Bookworms February 3, 2017 at 3:35 pm - Reply

    This looks so good! I’m always looking for ways to add extra veggies, for all of us!

  18. Angela Kim February 3, 2017 at 3:44 pm - Reply

    The perfect breakfast! Looks delicious and healthy!

  19. Corey | The Nostalgia Diaries February 3, 2017 at 4:39 pm - Reply

    So simple and yummy looking!

  20. Erika Ortega February 3, 2017 at 9:37 pm - Reply

    We’ll be using the coupon. Can’t wait to try it. I’ll most likely go with the blueberry since I’m a blueberry muffin lover

  21. Meg February 3, 2017 at 10:23 pm - Reply

    Interesting idea! I’d never thought to make a parfait/trifle with crumbled up muffin, but it sounds really yummy!

  22. Girl @ February 4, 2017 at 6:59 am - Reply

    Hehe, I like how carrots and zucchini are “hidden” in these yummy-looking muffins! Good for kids as well as adults, for an adequate daily fiber intake.

  23. Melis February 4, 2017 at 11:43 am - Reply

    Isn’t it funny how they can pick out the vegetable when it’s completely hidden in something else!? I will have to try these!

  24. Trisha S. February 4, 2017 at 11:42 pm - Reply

    Yummm!! Thanks for the coupon!

  25. Kelly February 5, 2017 at 3:02 pm - Reply

    YUM! Can’t wait to try these 🙂

  26. Livi February 5, 2017 at 10:32 pm - Reply

    That looks so delicious!

  27. Shannon February 5, 2017 at 11:31 pm - Reply

    These muffins are so good and I love that you used it for a parfait! Great idea!

  28. Doris February 6, 2017 at 10:22 am - Reply

    Yummy yummy… those look delicious.

  29. Erin February 6, 2017 at 10:26 am - Reply

    Love trying them in a parfait! They’re soooo good!

  30. Rachel February 6, 2017 at 1:26 pm - Reply

    We absolutely LOVE these muffins! 🙂 The baby eats TWO a day!

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