Nothing says Fourth of July like a red, white, and blue dessert. This healthy twist on the classic whipped-cream parfait has all the benefits of the berries (antioxidants, yum!) without the extra sugar.
Red, White, and Blue Parfait
Makes: 6 servings
2 cups raspberries
2 cups pitted cherries, sliced
2 cups blueberries
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
6 cups plain Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1. In a small bowl, mix together raspberries, cherries, and blueberries with lemon juice. Set aside.
2. In another bowl, mix yogurt, vanilla, and lemon zest.
3. In 6 small glasses (or mason jars for easy transport!) layer 1/2 cup fruit mixture, followed by 1/2 cup yogurt, 1/2 cup fruit, and another 1/2 cup yogurt. Top with a sprig of mint, a few blueberries, or lemon zest.
Originally published July 2011. Updated June 2017.