Breakfast Parfaits

Breakfast parfaits are a fantastic way to start out your day with a healthy meal. They include food from three of the five food groups - fruit, dairy, and grains – are very easy to make, and can be customized to whatever your preferences are (or whatever you have in the house!).


  • ¾ cup of your favorite whole-grain cereal
  • ½ cup of cut fruit
  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt


1. Cut fruit into bite-size pieces.

2. Place fruit in the bottom of the cup or bowl.

3. Spoon yogurt on top of the fruit.

4. Spoon cereal on top of the yogurt, and enjoy!

Nutritional Information (calculated with blueberries and Special K cereal) : Serving size:1 parfait | Servings per recipe: 1 | Per Serving: 340.4 kCal,3.7 g fat, 2.1 g saturated fat, 1.1 g trans fat. | 56.9 mg sodium | 315.4 g carbohydrates, 2.1 g fiber, 44.2 g sugar | 17.1 g protein


Dr. Marybeth Mitcham
Nutrition, Food Safety, and Healthy Living Educator
518-623-3291 or 668-4881

Last updated December 13, 2021