Delicious Yogurt Parfait

Delicious Yogurt Parfait

By Brian Higginson, RD, CD
Clinical Nutrition Specialist

This nutritional power house—a favorite of all ages—packs nutrients from three food groups. Don’t leave home in the morning without it! You’ll also want to make extras (serves 4) to keep in the refrigerator at work or home for a midday pick-up—or for the kids’ after-school snack.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups nonfat plain yogurt
  • 12 ounces unsweetened fruit such as fresh or frozen berries and melon
  • 8 tablespoons low-fat granola

Directions

  1. Put about half of the yogurt in four separate bowls or clear tall glasses.
  2. Put half of the fruit on top of the yogurt followed by half of the granola.
  3. Repeat the process and serve.

Per serving: 151 calories, 11 gm protein, 27 gm carbohydrate, 1 gm fat, 0 gm sat fat, 0 gm mono fat, 3 mg cholesterol, 2 gm fiber, 150 mg sodium

THE SEASONED COOK To get the best yogurt, read the label. Make sure that the sugar content is low and the active yogurt cultures are listed in the first few ingredients.

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