For Valentine’s day this year, an adorable selection of fruit and yogurt parfaits were delivered to my work as a gift to all the employees. (I work for a health and fitness company where healthy products are promoted on a daily basis – even on holidays!)

We got to keep the mason jars, and I’ve been trying to think of an on-the-go recipe to use them for ever since, so I decided to create little fruit and yogurt parfaits!

berry yogurt parfait

I’ve noticed most parfaits are made with blueberries, but I love the combination of the sweetness of strawberries mixed with the tartness of raspberries, so I decided to combine all three. And I also added peaches as an optional ingredient.

These parfaits require very little preparation, and are a great on-the-go recipe for both adults and kids. For a healthier version you can use plain Greek Yogurt since it contains very minimal sugar and very high protein, but for a vegan version you’re welcome to use dairy-free coconut yogurt.

For the granola, I recommend using my homemade healthy granola recipe – it’s very easy to make and contains far less sugar than store-bought granola.

Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-Free
Ingredients
  • 4 strawberries, chopped
  • ½ cup raspberries
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • 1 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt or coconut yogurt
  • ½ cup homemade granola or organic, naturally sweetened granola
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • Optional: 1 peach, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, stir yogurt and chia seeds together.
  2. Scoop ¼ of the yogurt mix into the bottom of two small mason jars.
  3. Top with a layer of fruit, then add a layer of granola.
  4. Repeat layers until all ingredients are used up.
  5. Serve chilled.
Serving size: 1 parfait Calories: 350 Fat: 10g Carbohydrates: 55g Sugar: 29g Sodium: 75mg Fiber: 10g Protein: 19g
Notes
Makes 2 servings

peach raspberry parfait