Heavenly Greek Yogurt Parfait


Indulge in a delightful and nutritious treat with our Heavenly Greek Yogurt Parfait. This recipe layers creamy Greek yogurt with fresh berries, crunchy granola, and a drizzle of honey, creating a perfect harmony of flavors and textures. Ideal for breakfast, a snack, or even a light dessert, this parfait is both delicious and wholesome, offering a burst of energy and satisfaction.

Heavenly Greek Yogurt Parfait

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes

Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 2
  • Serving Size: 1 parfait

Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 280
  • Protein: 15g
  • Carbohydrates: 40g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Sugar: 20g
  • Sodium: 100mg


  • 400g (2 cups) plain Greek yogurt
  • 100g (1/2 cup) granola
  • 150g (1 cup) mixed berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries)
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Method of Preparation

  1. Prepare the Berries: Rinse and dry the mixed berries. Slice the strawberries if they are large.
  2. Layer the Ingredients: In two parfait glasses or bowls, add a layer of Greek yogurt (about 100g per glass).
  3. Add Granola and Berries: Sprinkle a layer of granola (about 25g per glass) on top of the yogurt. Add a layer of mixed berries (about 75g per glass) on top of the granola.
  4. Repeat Layers: Repeat the layers with the remaining yogurt, granola, and berries.
  5. Drizzle with Honey: Drizzle 1 tablespoon of honey over the top of each parfait.
  6. Optional Vanilla: If desired, stir the vanilla extract into the yogurt before layering for added flavor.
  7. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with fresh mint leaves if using. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Fresh Ingredients: Use the freshest berries available for the best flavor and texture.
  • Customize Your Parfait: Feel free to add other fruits like banana slices, mango chunks, or kiwi for variety.
  • Homemade Granola: For an extra special touch, use homemade granola with your favorite mix-ins.
  • Honey Alternatives: Substitute honey with maple syrup or agave nectar if preferred.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. Q: Can I make the parfait ahead of time? A: Yes, you can prepare the parfait a few hours in advance. Store it in the refrigerator, but add the granola just before serving to keep it crunchy.
  2. Q: Can I use flavored yogurt instead of plain? A: Absolutely! Flavored Greek yogurt can add an extra layer of taste. Just be mindful of the additional sugar content.
  3. Q: What can I use instead of granola? A: You can use crushed nuts, seeds, or even crumbled cookies for a different texture and flavor.
  4. Q: Is there a non-dairy alternative for Greek yogurt? A: Yes, you can use non-dairy yogurt made from almond, coconut, or soy milk for a dairy-free option.

Elevate your breakfast or snack time with our Heavenly Greek Yogurt Parfait. This deliciously layered treat not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also provides a healthy dose of protein, fiber, and vitamins. Enjoy the perfect blend of creamy, crunchy, and fruity goodness in every spoonful!