Blueberry and Pineapple Parfait

blueberry and pine apple parfait

Serves: 8

 Fruits and Vegetables: ½ cup per serving

Ingredients

1 (20oz) can pineapple chunks, packed in 100% juice, drained

1 (6oz) container lemon yogurt, non-fat or low-fat

1 pint fresh blueberries (2 cups)

½ cup granola, low-fat

Cinnamon to sprinkle on top, (optional)

Directions

  1. Rinse blueberries in cold water and remove stems.
  2. Mix together drained pineapple chunks and yogurt.
  3. Assemble parfait in eight glasses. First add a layer of the pineapple-yogurt mixture followed by a layer of blueberries and then a layer of granola.
  4. Repeat layering until all ingredients are used.
  5. Sprinkle top with cinnamon, if desired.
  6. Chill in refrigerator for 5 to 10 minutes before serving.
  7. For best taste, serve soon after preparing.

Tips

  • Try with other fresh berries in season, such as strawberries or raspberries.
  • Use defrosted (with liquid drained) frozen berries when fresh is not available.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size (using low-fat lemon yogurt): ½ cup; Calories: 90; Carbohydrates: 22 g; Fiber: 2 g; Fat: 1 g; Saturated Fat: 0 g; Sodium: 30 mg

Source

Adapted from the Produce for Better Healthy Foundation (PBH)

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