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Fourth of July Yogurt Parfait

Who says eating healthily has to be boring? This delicious and simple yogurt parfait is perfect for a nutritious summer afternoon snack or dessert. You can even serve them to guests at an outdoor cookout or barbeque. Festive, tasty and healthy; it's a triple win! And best of all you only need two ingredients: plain non-fat Greek yogurt and your choice of berries. We used fresh strawberries and blueberries.
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: berries, fruit, healthy dessert, healthy snack, parfait, yogurt

Equipment

  • wine glasses or mason jars

Ingredients

  • 1 container Greek yogurt
  • blueberries
  • strawberries
  • 1 dash cinnamon

Instructions

  • Grab your favorite wine glasses or even empty mason jars to hold your delicious treat.
  • ┬áStart off by scooping a few large spoonfuls of Greek yogurt into the bottom of the cup or jar. This will be the first layer of the parfait.
  • Next cut up some freshly washed blueberries or strawberries and place them on top of the yogurt for the second layer.
  • Follow with another layer of yogurt, then another layer of berries and repeat until the glass or jar is full.
  • Top it off with a final garnish of berries. You can even add a mini blueberry skewer as a finishing touch. Feel free to top with your favorite granola or a dash of cinnamon for extra flavor. You can even add mini American Flags if you wish.
  • Serve immediately with a spoon and ENJOY!