Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola

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Busy back to school mornings just got easier with this Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola. This breakfast will fuel your day.
Prep: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola in a clear glass cup.

Busy back to school mornings just got easier with this Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola. This breakfast will fuel you at the start of your day.

Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola in a clear glass cup.

Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola is a perfectly balanced meal that will start off you and your family’s morning right. This recipe is great for on the go when you are busy and don’t have time to sit at the table to eat.

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What We Love About This Greek Yogurt Parfait Recipe

This breakfast is so creamy and sweet it taste like a dessert with a smooth creamy texture and fruity goodness. The base of this dessert is yogurt but what is it? Get all the details here.

  • Easy Ingredients: These yogurt and fruit parfaits only need to layer 5 ingredients.
  • Family Friendly: Prep these the night before to make back to schools morning easier.
  • Adaptable: You can customize the fruits you use to your liking by swapping in and out what you do and don’t like.
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Ingredient Notes for Greek Yogurt Parfait

  • Greek Yogurt: You can use your favorite type of yogurt. I used plain greek yogurt.
  • Granola: Use pre-made granola or make homemade granola.
  • Blueberries: For these greek yogurt parfaits, you will need fresh blueberries. You could use frozen too, but they will have more liquid when thawed.
  • Strawberries: I used fresh strawberries in these fruit and yogurt parfaits.
  • Pineapple: You will need fresh diced pineapple, you could also used canned be sure to drain the liquid thoroughly.
Fruit and crunchy cereal and the yogurt.

Equipment Needed for Fruit Bowl Yogurt

How to Make Yogurt with Fruit and Granola

These are the basic steps for making Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

STEP 1: CUT UP FRUIT

First, clean your fruits throughly. Then using a sharp knife and cutting board, cut up the pineapple and chop strawberries into quarters.

STEP 2: LAYER FRUIT AND YOGURT PARFAIT CUPS

After fruits are rinsed and cut, begin to layer the yogurt and fruit. Start by adding about a 1/4 cup of yogurt into each mason jar then layer with granola and fruit, repeat 2-3 times until you are out of all the ingredients. You can serve right away or prep the night and store in fridge to have your fruit and yogurt breakfast ready in morning.

Prep and Storage Tips for Greek Yogurt Parfait

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

To make this recipe ahead of time, I recommend making this the right before. Follow the steps as usual and store in the fridge for up to 12 hours. I do not recommend making this too far ahead of time as the granola will get soggy from the yogurt, plus it takes very little prep time.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store this greek yogurt parfait with fruit and granola in a closed mason jar in the fridge for up to 1 day.

Frequently Asked Questions about Yogurt Granola Parfait

IS GREEK YOGURT PARFAIT HEALTHY?

This greek yogurt parfait is a great way to start your day. Perfectly balance with a couple servings of fruit, whole grains, and protein from the greek yogurt. The nutrition facts make this recipe a sound recipe for a healthy diet.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE REGULAR YOGURT IN PLACE OF GREEK?

If you are not the biggest fan of greek yogurt, you can absolutely substitute swap in regular yogurt, you can do any flavor of your choice.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved depending on how many parfaits you are looking to make.

HOW TO MAKE A YOGURT PARFAIT?

To make a yogurt a parfait all you will need is a 2-3 fruits, granola, and greek yogurt. All you will need to do is layer the yogurt, fruit and granola in a mason jar.

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Expert Tips for Making This Greek Yogurt Parfait Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Halved: If you are only look to make this recipe for 2, decrease the ingredients proportionally.
  • Flavored Yogurt: Try adding your favorite flavor of yogurt to add your own touch to these greek yogurt parfaits.
  • Tropical Yogurt Granola Parfait: For a tropical inspired yogurt and fruit parfaits, use coconut granola, pineapple, mango, papaya, banana or kiwi.
  • Fresh Fruit: You can whatever type of fresh fruit you’d like, fresh raspberries and blackberries, peaches, would be delicious too.
  • Toppings: You can also greek yogurt parfaits with with cinnamon and honey, maple syrup, almonds,pecans, peanuts or even chocolate chips.
  • Jam: A layer of jam adds great flavor for this recipe if you do not have any fresh fruit.
  • Yogurt: Vanilla greek yogurt or other flavors can also make a wonderful parfait.
  • Nut Butters: Nut butters are a great way to up your daily values of protein, try almond butter or natural peanut butter.

What to Serve with Yogurt and Fruit Parfait

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Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola in a clear glass cup.

Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola

Yield: 4 servings
Prep: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Busy back to school mornings just got easier with this Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fruit and Granola. This breakfast will fuel your day.
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups Greek yogurt, your favorite flavor!
  • 2 cups granola
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, rinsed
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, rinsed, hulled, and cut into fourths
  • 1 cup fresh pineapple, diced
  • 4 – 8-ounce glasses or mason jar containers

Instructions

  • In your glass or container, add approximately ¼ cup of the yogurt.
  • On top of the yogurt, add approximately ¼ cup of the granola.
  • On top of the granola, add approximately ¼ cup of the blueberries.
  • Repeat steps 1-3 with additional fruits until the glass or the container is full.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Halved: If you are only look to make this recipe for 2, decrease the ingredients proportionally.
  • Flavored Yogurt: Try adding your favorite flavor of yogurt to add your own touch to these greek yogurt parfaits.
  • Tropical Yogurt Granola Parfait: For a tropical inspired yogurt and fruit parfaits, use coconut granola, pineapple, mango, papaya, banana or kiwi.
  • Fresh Berries: You can whatever type of fresh fruit you’d like, fresh raspberries and blackberries would be delicious too.
  • Toppings: You can also greek yogurt parfaits with with cinnamon and honey.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 57mg | Potassium: 506mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 52IU | Vitamin C: 45mg | Calcium: 177mg | Iron: 3mg
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Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberries, breakfast, granola, greek yogurt, parfait, pinapple, strawberries, yogurt

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