Honey-Nut Yogurt Parfait
Excerpted from The Digest Diet
By Liz Vaccariello, Editor-in-Chief of Reader’s Digest
Hands-On Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
Yogurt, raspberries, almonds, honey
This glamorous parfait really makes you look forward to breakfast: It’s so creamy and luscious, it hardly seems legal! You can swap out the berries and add sliced peaches or nectarines or a mixture of fruits instead.
2 ⅔ cups 0% Greek yogurt
8 tablespoons chopped toasted almonds
2 cups raspberries
8 teaspoons honey
Put ⅓ cup of the yogurt into each of four 8-ounce glasses or bowls. Add 1 tablespoon of the almonds and ¼ cup of the raspberries, then drizzle with 1 teaspoon of the honey. Repeat the layering with the remaining ingredients.
Per serving (1 parfait): 232 calories – 17g protein – 7g fat (0.5g saturated) – 5.7g fiber – 152mg calcium – 16mg vitamin C – 28g carbohydrate – 58mg sodium
Copyright © 2012 Liz Vaccariello, author of The Digest Diet and The Digest Diet Cookbook
Liz Vaccariello is the editor-in-chief and chief content officer of Reader’s Digest, which reaches more than 26 million readers. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Digest Diet, The Digest Diet Cookbook, and coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestseller Flat Belly Diet! and 400 Calorie Fix. Vaccariello regularly appears on national programs such as Good Morning America and The Doctors and has been featured on The Biggest Loser, Today, Rachel Ray, and The View. Previously, she was the editor-in-chief of Prevention. She lives in New Jersey with her family.
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