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

Ricotta & Yogurt Parfait

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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.

Strawberry & Yogurt Parfait

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This healthy yogurt 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.

Yogurt Banana Sundae

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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.

Nut & Berry Parfait

In this quick high-protein breakfast recipe, Greek yogurt is topped with healthy berries and almonds and lightly sweetened with honey.

Mixed Fruit with Yogurt Topping

The combination of tangy yogurt, sweet pineapple, and vanilla bring out the best in fresh fruit to make this healthy dessert or snack.

Breakfast Parfait

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A little low fat dairy and some vitamin-rich fruit and you've just started your day right, nutritionally speaking.

Pineapple-Raspberry Parfaits

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You won't mind serving dessert on a busy weeknight after assembling these quick parfaits.

Vanilla-Pomegranate Parfaits

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Rich, creamy, vanilla bean-flecked pudding tempers the tart-sweet pomegranate compote. Pick out small, festive glass dessert dishes for this pretty parfait.

Chocolate-Sweet Potato Parfait

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This healthy chocolate mousse recipe gets its body from sweet potato rather than eggs. Both the mousse and the meringue cookies can be made ahead of time, so all you have to do is assemble the parfaits when you're ready for dessert.

Peach-Blueberry Parfaits

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

Banana Cream Pudding Parfait

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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.

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.

Inspiration and Ideas

Cinnamon Toast and Fruit Breakfast Parfaits

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

Pina Colada Yogurt Parfait

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Take a trip to the tropics with our piña colada inspired parfait. It even makes a great breakfast when you need a sunny start to your day.

Lemon Honey Parfaits with Blueberries

This tasty treat is sweetened with fresh blueberries and natural honey.