Delicious & Nutritious Dessert: Parfaits

So on my quest to eat low-glycemic index fruit, I purchased strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries from BJs. I also picked up non-fat, plain Greek yogurt for a lean protein, intending to use the yogurt like sour cream and mix it with Penzey’s Sunny Paris seasoning to make a veggie dip. But alas, the yogurt didn’t quite make it to veggie dip because it got diverted to… Parfaits!

This parfait recipe makes a great dessert or snack with no added sugar or fat but with plenty of flavor from the fruit and spices.

Easy Berry Parfait

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Special tools: Sundae dish or old-fashioned style glass

1/4 cup Blackberries
1/4 cup Blueberries
1/4 cup Strawberries
2/3 cup Non-fat, plain Greek yogurt
Penzey’s Baking Spice or Cinnamon
1 Tbsp. Flaxseed meal (optional)
1 packet Splenda (optional)

1. In the dish or glass, scoop a large spoonful of yogurt into class. Top with sprinkle of Baking Spice, 1 tsp. flaxseed meal (opt.), and 1/4 packet Splenda (opt.).
2. Add a small handful of fruit. Sprinkle with baking spice.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 two times to create a three-layer parfait.
4. Serve.

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