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Yogurt Parfait Recipe

Craving meal with a nutritional clout? Look no further than this yogurt parfait recipe. It's a simple and delicious way to combine yogurt with fruit and granola for a meal packed with protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, all while avoiding added sugars and saturated fats.


Creative Cooking for the Health-Conscious Gourmet

 Low Calorie | Low Cholesterol | Low Sodium | High Protein | High Fiber | High Fat | High Calcium


healthy yogurt parfait recipe

Yogurt Parfait Recipe

Parfaits are a fun way to get creative and fuel your body. This traditionally layered dessert an be enjoyed as either a breakfast or a dessert. There are no hard and fast rules with parfaits – the beauty lies in customization! By combining fresh fruit, granola, and yogurt, you can create a satisfying meal or dessert that's rich in protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, all while avoiding added sugars and saturated fats. It has become popular because it is both nutritious and delicious.


Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup nonfat, plain Greek yogurt

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon

  • ½ cup blueberries

  • ¼ cup low-fat granola

  • Garnishes: strawberry, cherry, banana slice, or cinnamon


Directions:

  1. Mix ¼ tsp cinnamon into the yogurt

  2. Add 2 tbsp of granola to a glass or bowl

  3. Top with ¼ cup yogurt, then add ¼ c of berries

  4. Add another 2 tbsp granola, ¼ c yogurt and ¼ c berries

  5. Top it off with the remaining yogurt

  6. Garnish as desired


NOTES:

  • For a sweeter taste, use vanilla yogurt, this will add about 5 g of added sugar.

  • Substitute a plant-based yogurt to make this breakfast vegan.

  • Try frozen blueberries; they’re available year-round


Nutritional Information:

Serves 1


Calories 235, Total Fat 3g, Saturated Fat 0.6g, Total Carbohydrate 35g, Added sugars 7g, Dietary fiber 4g , Protein, 20g, Calcium 200mg, Sodium 125mg, Potassium 334mg


Chef and Author: Mary B Grosvenor, MS, Registered Dietitian

Medically Reviewed by FibonacciMD editors.


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