Start your day off right with this healthy Strawberry Yogurt Parfait recipe.
With low fat yogurt, fresh strawberries and low fat granola, this is one meal you won't want to skip.
You can also have this as a side dish with any meal or a healthy snack anytime of the day.Alter this recipe to add your favorite fresh fruits to get a different taste each day or use different flavors of yogurts.
The beauty of parfaits is you can change up the layers to get new and unique flavors with each new recipe idea. Just be sure to always adjust the nutrition and points if you alter this one.
Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.
I love this idea for breakfast, brunch or a light snack. With it's creamy sweet goodness your taste buds thanking you. Make up enough to have later in the week.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: n/a
Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
|Nutrition Per Serving
Number of Servings: 2
|Serving Size||12.3 oz|
The Smart Points are high on this simple recipe due to the sugars in the yogurt. If you have access to a low carb yogurt, use that instead. I use "carbsmart" yogurt from Krogers and the Smart Points are only 9. Huge difference in sugars.
You can make this yummy parfait for mom on her special day or try some of these other Mother's Day recipes.
Here's a Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Parfait recipe at diabetes.org that uses splenda so points are lower.
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WW Points Tracker Spreadsheet
Use this free tool to track the points in the foods you eat. You can also record your activity points. This tool with work with both Weight Watchers points systems.
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