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Almond and berry yogurt breakfast parfait

This parfait is an easy-to-prepare and tasty breakfast. Consider making it the night before and chilling it in the fridge overnight for a quick, healthy start to your day. It also makes a light dessert.

Servings: 4


2 cups low-fat (1 per cent milk fat or less) plain or vanilla yogurt

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon lemon zest

2 cups mixed berries, fresh or thawed

½ cup slivered almonds


In a small bowl, combine yogurt, honey and lemon zest.

In four parfait glasses, layer berries, almonds and yogurt mixture.

Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serves 4.

Nutritional information

Per parfait: 222 calories, 11 grams protein, 9 grams total fat (1 gram saturated), 27 grams carbohydrate, 4 grams fibre, 2 milligrams cholesterol, 93 milligrams sodium

Excellent source of: vitamin C, magnesium

Good source of: calcium, potassium

Low in sodium, saturated fat and cholesterol

High source of fibre

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