Fruit and Yogurt Parfaits

July 25, 2011

The dog days of summer are upon us and it is HOT here in Philly.  So hot that the thought of cooking over a stove or even eating a warm meal when it is 90+ degrees out makes me break out into a sweat, LOL. 

Dinner for us has been cool and refreshing.  Cucumber salad, club sandwiches, chicken salad, etc.  I like to have fruit and yogurt parfaits for dinner.  So filling and refreshing and oh so DELICIOUS! :)

Here's what I do:

{I like to chop pineapple and strawberries really small and then add blueberries.  I let them sit in the fridge {or freezer} together until the juices develop and everything gets nice and icy cold. Any fruit would work for this. I also love adding chopped up peaches when we have them.} 

{I like to use strawberry yogurt, but I have also used plain or vanilla and it's still delicious. Any flavor would work, really.  Your favorite brand of granola is just fine {Grapenuts would probably work too}. I LOVE "Just Bunches!" by Honey Bunches of Oats.  I like to add honey too... it adds rich sweetness and is just tasty, I can drizzle honey on anything, LOL!}

{Begin layering in a pretty glass or bowl.  I start with the yogurt.} 

{Then add the fruit.} 

{Be sure to put the granola on top of the fruit and NOT the yogurt, to maintain the crunch. :)} 

{And repeat.} 

{Right before the last layer, I drizzle the honey.  YUMMM!} 

{ENJOY.  and repeat if needed.  LOL!  I could eat 3 of these, so good!  These are great for breakfast too. {obviously!}}

xoxo, thanks for reading!


  1. I love parfaits, I could eat them all day if not for the fact that dairy sometimes rebel...but I do try :-)

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  2. I don't know when you find the time to cook, take blog photos, go to work, and make it all look fabulous!!! thanks for sharing this great treat!
    besos, lynn

  3. lexy your my do so much between work, faithfully updating your blog, being a wife, mother, daughter, friend..Thanks so much for letting us into your world!!!!!

  4. I'm so glad you started adding recipes to your page you make some good looking stuff to eat.

  5. This looks too good. I'm no cook but I think I can safely try this at home -- thx for sharing!

  6. Love your blog, and i'll be stealing this recipe asap! Check me out too.

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  7. I made this lastnight for me and my 4 yr old! It was a hit!! Saturday morning I will try the Lemon Berry pancakes...:)


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