Simple Yogurt Parfait

A simple yogurt parfait will make a delicious and healthy breakfast. Whether you are preparing breakfast for your kids before school or as a late-morning weekend breakfast, this yogurt parfait is amazing. Also, if you need something light and yummy for breakfast before heading into work, this makes the perfect breakfast!

In addition to being extremely delicious for breakfast, a simple yogurt parfait would make a wonderful afternoon snack. I have mentioned it before, but that mid-afternoon energy lull is a struggle for many people, This would include busy moms or anyone on the go! Keep a container of your favorite yogurt along with your favorite toppings on hand, and make a yogurt parfait for that much needed afternoon snack!

One of the best things about preparing a simple yogurt parfait is that it can be customized to your taste! In my family, we absolutely love berries of all kinds. Our favorites are strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries. We also always have bananas in the house, therefore our parfaits typically include bananas and some berries. In addition to fruit, I always add some granola on top for a nice crunch. If you want an extra-sweet parfait, add some semi-sweet chocolate chips and/or shredded coconut.

Simple Yogurt Parfait Recipe


Vanilla Yogurt (We use Trader Joe’s Low-fat Vanilla Yogurt)

Sliced Berries

Sliced Bananas

Handful of Granola

Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips

Shredded Coconut


Spoon desired amount of vanilla yogurt into a small bowl.

Trader Joe's Organic Low-Fat Vanilla Yogurt
Trader Joe’s Organic Low-Fat Vanilla Yogurt

Slice up berries and bananas and add those on top of the yogurt

Banana, raspberries, chocolate chips, and granola for a yogurt parfait
Parfait Toppings

Top the parfait with any of your favorite tops. These can include granola, chocolate chips, chopped nuts, or shredded coconut.

Yogurt parfait with berries, bananas, coconut, chocolate chips, and granola
Simple Yogurt Parfait

Enjoy this parfait as an afternoon snack or serve it to your kids for breakfast. This breakfast would also undoubtedly be amazing with your favorite cup of coffee!

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Simple Yogurt Parfait

Yogurt parfait with berries, bananas, coconut, chocolate chips, and granola

A simple yogurt parfait is the perfect breakfast or snack for kids or busy moms! They can be customized to your taste making them wonderful for everyone!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes


  • 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 cup berries


  1. Spoon yogurt into a small bowl
  2. Slice up bananas and berries (if berries are too big) and place on the yogurt
  3. Add granola, chocolate chips, coconut and any other toppings


The nutrition information is a product of online calculators. I try to provide true and accurate information, but these numbers are estimates.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 310Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 11mgSodium: 152mgCarbohydrates: 60gFiber: 7gSugar: 47gProtein: 13g
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