Recipe for Gut Health: Berry Yogurt Parfait
Whether it's for breakfast or dessert, this satisfying treat will have you saying goodbye to that sugary yogurt combo you're used to. Probiotic-rich Greek yogurt is the star of the show, but by adding real fruits, nuts and seeds – you'll add a delightful crunch along with protein and essential fatty acids.
- 1 cup fresh or frozen berries (blueberries, blackberries, cherries, raspberries)
- 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
- ¼ cup chopped nuts (almonds, walnuts, pecans)
- 2 teaspoons ground seeds (chia, flax, hemp, pumpkin or sunflower)
- 2 teaspoons maple syrup
- Crush the berries slightly with the side of a spoon to release the juices.
- Add maple syrup to your Greek yogurt and mix until fully incorporated.
- In two 8-ounce glasses, layer the ingredients, beginning with:
a. ¼ cup berries
b. ¼ cup yogurt
c. 1 tablespoon nuts
d. ½ teaspoon seeds
- Repeat layers until cup is filled.
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Updated July 30, 2021