Healthy Yogurt Parfaits

Healthy yogurt parfaits, sounds like a full-calorie dessert, whereas it can be a nutritive start to your day. It's not always the same as what you see, hence a healthy yogurt parfait looks so typical but takes about 5-8 minutes only. You can have it anytime as it is one of the simplest and quickest desserts in the world. This super healthy and fruity yogurt has a lot of health benefits which makes you eat it every other day. 

If you buy a yogurt parfait from some eatery, it will not be the same as you make at home. You will not get all those health benefits, therefore it's better to make it at home. The usage of low sugar granola, rich yogurt, and fresh fruits make it highly advantageous for your health and your taste buds as well.

If you don’t want to add maple syrup, you can also go for honey. Agave is a better option for healthy parfaits. Garnishing with a perfect layer of nuts and then sprinkling berries is so tempting and beautiful. 

For your cute parfait look, opt for smaller glasses or mason jars. If you love to have repeated layers of protein and flavors, go for taller glasses. Don’t forget to cover it with a lid until you are ready to serve or else the taste will not be the same.

Moreover, never use frozen fruits as they will be watery and the syrup will be mixed with yogurt, creating a messy look and more sweetness inside. Hence, fresh fruits are much better in this case because they give a cleaner look with perfect taste. 

Your choice of fruits will make your healthy yogurt parfait much more delicious. You should not only limit your choice to strawberries, your parfait needs more. Kiwi and banana make a yummy and colorful combo for your yogurt as well. There are several recipes for such parfaits depending on your choices and requirements. The one we have shared with you is one of the top ones. Hence, get up now and treat yourself to a healthy dessert. You can also wait for your guest to make it a pretty thing to serve.

Ingredients:

  • Plain yogurt (3 cups)
  • Granola (1 cup)
  • Strawberries (3 cups)
  • Maple syrup (1 tbsp)
  • Vanilla extract (1 tsp)
  • Pumpkin seeds ( ½ cup)
  • Chopped walnuts (¼ cup)
  • Chia seeds (¼ cup)
  • Flax seeds (half cup)
  • Cinnamon (1 tsp)

Directions:

  1. Start with mixing the yogurt. Put the yogurt in a mixing bowl and add agave syrup and vanilla extract. Now, mix both of them well. 
  2. In another bowl, mix all the nuts. 
  3. Slice strawberries or any of your favorite fruit you want to add to your healthy yogurt parfait.
  4. Grab your tinnies to set the yogurt parfait in them. 
  5. Place Yogurt, then Granola and Berries in the last. Repeat the layers to have more fun. Serve with your favorite garnishing.

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