Cooking with kids: Yogurt berry parfait

Penn State Extension Centre CountyMay 25, 2014 

Here’s a simple recipe that can be changed by using different fruits. Instead of strawberries, you may want to try raspberries, peaches, pineapple or mangoes.

Source: Food and Nutrition Information Center

For a video demonstration of the preparation of this recipe, see: www.nutrition.gov/life-stages/children/kids-kitchen.

Ingredients

2 cups yogurt (low-fat vanilla yogurt was used in the nutrient analysis)

1 cup sliced bananas

½ cup blueberries (fresh)

½ cup fresh, sliced strawberries

1 cup granola

Directions

Remember to wash your hands before cooking and to clean your work surface. Please make sure there’s an adult in the kitchen before preparing the recipe.

1. Line up four parfait or other tall glasses.

Although you can stack the ingredients as you like, here’s our suggestion:

2. Spoon about ¼ cup of yogurt into each glass.

3. Top with about ¼ cup of fruit.

4. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of granola.

5. Repeat the process.

Nutrition Facts

Recipe yields four servings.

Per Serving: 220 calories, 5 g fat, 5 mg cholesterol, 80 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 9 g protein.

Beth Van Horn, family and consumer sciences educator with Penn State Extension Centre County, submitted this recipe. She can be reached at 355-4897 or Beth1@psu.edu. Penn State Extension Centre County’s website is centre.extension.psu.edu.

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