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Coloful Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits

Coloful Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits

What better way to incorporate colorful late summer fruit into your family's diet than with an easy and quick yogurt parfait? Kids will love helping create this colorful treat that features natural sugars as well as  essential vitamins and minerals.

 Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits are an easy and  healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth, while teaching kids the importance of "eating a rainbow!"   Fruits are   a nutritious   alternative to processed sweets  and  provide  your body with essential vitamins and minerals that are lacking in  prepackaged  cookies and doughnuts. Try using a banana as a natural sweetener in your oatmeal or using all natural maple syrup to sweeten baked treats  instead of refined sugar.

This   fruit and yogurt parfait recipe  makes eating healthy feel like a treat and  can be safely prepared with  children. Incorporate  blueberries, peaches, strawberries or whichever fruit is fresh and in season in your area.     Involve your little ones in preparing this easy  snack by asking them to help wash the fruit,  add ingredients to make your parfait layers and byletting them get creative with toppings.   Packed with fiber from the fruit, protein from the yogurt, and tons of nutrients, this recipe  is sure to give you and your family a delicious,   natural and lasting energy boost.  

Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits

Ingredients

Serves 4-6

  • 3 cups plain yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons good honey or agave nectar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 cups prepared granola
  • Your favorite fruits, chopped

Procedure

  1. Combine the yogurt, honey, vanilla extract in a bowl and set aside.
  2. In a cup or bowl, layer spoonfuls of yogurt with your favorite fruits and granola. Enjoy!
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