Serves 6, 1 parfait per serving
- 4 cups fresh or thawed frozen fruit, such as bananas, strawberries, peaches, or mango
- 3 cups nonfat plain yogurt
- 1½ cups granola
- 2 Tablespoons sliced almonds
- 6 cups or bowls
- Cutting board
- Measuring cups
- Measuring spoons
- Sharp knife
1. If using fresh fruit, rinse, peel, and/or trim as needed. If using thawed frozen fruit, drain any excess juices. Cut fruit into ¼-inch thick slices. There should be about 3 cups total.
2. Layer ¼ cup yogurt into each of 6 cups or bowls. Top with ¼ cup sliced fruit and 2 Tablespoons granola.
3. Repeat layers one more time, ending with a layer of granola.
4. If using, top with sliced almonds.
- Layer parfait just before serving to keep granola crunchy.
- Use any high-fiber cereal you like instead of granola.
- Try topping with rinsed, chopped fresh mint leaves for extra flavor and color.
- To save money, use fresh fruits that are in season. When seasonal fruits are hard to find, use thawed frozen fruit.
- Use leftover fruit in Fruit Smoothies.
- Use Homemade Granola.