Yogurt and Berry Parfait

Recipe posted in: Breakfasts, Flex™ Meals & Snacks, Snacks, Healthy Sides & Snacks, Customer Submitted
berry yogurt parfait

There’s nothing more versatile than a parfait. By layering up yogurt with various healthy ingredients, you can transform the ordinary PowerFuel into a diet-friendly treat. Plus, parfaits are acceptable anytime of the day! Whip up this healthy Yogurt and Berry Parfait as a filling breakfast, a sweet snack or a decadent dessert.

This user generated recipe was submitted by Leaf visitor, Cindy, through our Recipe Submission page. Cindy is a retired technology executive that enjoys this parfait as a light and refreshing afternoon snack! The best part about this easy recipe? You can make it ahead of time for a tasty meal prep option that’s packed with protein and fiber.

One serving of this Yogurt and Berry Parfait clocks in at just 180 calories per serving. If you’re on the Nutrisystem weight loss plan, you can log it into your NuMi journal as one PowerFuel, one SmartCarb and one Extra. You are allotted three Extras per day, so feel free to add some other toppings and additions to this sweet treat! One Extra is anything between 10 to 35 calories per serving. Sprinkle on some chia seeds, coconut flakes or even a drizzle of honey for a bit more sweetness!

Healthy Hack: Not a fan of berries? Swap in another fruit that you enjoy! Turn your parfait into a tropical treat with pineapple, mango or banana. Substitute apples and pears with a little cinnamon, nutmeg and ground ginger. Have fun and get creative with different toppings and combinations.

Here at Nutrisystem, we love a healthy parfait! They’re the perfect dessert recipe for packing in a variety of healthy ingredients, textures and flavors. You can find many delicious parfait recipes right here on The Leaf Weight Loss Blog! Check out the list below for some of our favorites:

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Servings: 1

Calories per Serving: 180

On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 PowerFuel, 1 SmartCarb and 1 Extra

Ingredients:

  • ¾ cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • 1 tsp. ground flaxseed
  • 1 dash vanilla extract

Directions:

  1. Mix yogurt with vanilla extract.
  2. Add berries.
  3. Top with ground flaxseed.