Healthy Parfait Recipes

Find healthy, delicious parfait recipes including yogurt parfaits and fruit parfaits. Healthier recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Strawberry & Yogurt Parfait

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
This strawberry parfait recipe combines fresh fruit, Greek yogurt and crunchy granola for an easy breakfast. Pack the parfait in a mason jar for a healthy breakfast on the go.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Ricotta & Yogurt Parfait

Rating: 5 stars 5
Reminiscent of a lemon cheesecake, this healthy breakfast recipe is easy to throw together in the morning. Or stir together the filling in a jar the night before and top with the fruit, nuts and seeds when you get to work.
By Sara Haas, R.D.N., L.D.N.

Nut & Berry Parfait

Rating: 5 stars 1
In this quick high-protein breakfast recipe, Greek yogurt is topped with healthy berries and almonds and lightly sweetened with honey.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Yogurt Banana Sundae

Rating: 5 stars 1
Need a sweet treat for a snack or dessert? This healthy low-calorie recipe will satisfy your craving for a banana sundae (without the ice cream) and is ready in less than 5 minutes.
By Breana Killeen

Lemon Honey Parfaits with Blueberries

This tasty treat is sweetened with fresh blueberries and natural honey.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Breakfast Parfait

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
A little low fat dairy and some vitamin-rich fruit and you've just started your day right, nutritionally speaking.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

Rating: 4.5 stars 3
You won't mind serving dessert on a busy weeknight after assembling these quick parfaits.
By EatingWell Test Kitchen

Banana Cream Pudding Parfait

Rating: 5 stars 1
Banana-infused milk is folded with whipped Greek yogurt in this healthy pudding recipe. Layers of toasted hazelnuts add a bit of crunch on top of the mousse-like texture, and slices of caramelized banana make this an easy but impressive-looking dessert.
By Stella Parks

Yogurt-Fruit Parfaits

This yogurt parfait makes a great snack for after school but it's also a nice healthy dessert choice for after dinner. It's light, fresh, and full of fruit, and you'll love the contrast of crunchy toasted nuts in each spoonful.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Peach-Blueberry Parfaits

Layers of flavored yogurt, crunchy cereal, peach, and blueberries in a parfait glass make a quick but satisfying breakfast or snack.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Mango Parfait

Layers of fat-free yogurt, whipped dessert topping and sweet, juicy mango are stacked up in two parfait glasses, ready for you and a friend to enjoy! You can indulge your sweet tooth with this glorious tropical dessert without throwing your diabetic meal plan off track.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Cinnamon Toast and Fruit Breakfast Parfaits

The cinnamon-flavored toast cubes provide a nice alternative to granola in this fruity breakfast parfait recipe.
By Diabetic Living Magazine

Inspiration and Ideas

Nectarine & Strawberry Parfait
The nectarines, strawberries and cream in this strawberry parfait recipe are laced with a sweet wine syrup. For a party, make the components ahead and assemble the strawberry parfaits when you're ready to serve.
Apricot Yogurt Delight
Don't think you have time for dessert? Try this four-ingredient fruity special. It's super quick to prepare.
Strawberries-and-Cream Parfaits

To celebrate spring's fresh strawberries, our Test Kitchen jazzed up old-fashioned tapioca pudding. Grinding the tapioca in a blender makes the texture creamier, maple syrup adds seasonal sweetness and whipping cream gives these airy parfaits a luxurious finish.