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Fruit Parfait with Toasted Coconut

Fruit Parfait with Toasted Coconut

This deliciously simple fruit concoction makes a perfect breakfast or a handy healthy dessert.

by Cat Cora

What you'll need

  • 1/4 cup diced strawberries
  • 1/4 cup raspberries
  • 1/4 cup blackberries
  • 1/4 cup blueberries
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and diced
  • 1 pint low fat or non-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup crushed graham crackers
  • 1/4 cup shredded coconut, toasted

Notes:

Makes 4 parfaits

How to make it

  1. To toast the coconut, heat a small non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add the coconut and toast until lightly browned, about 3-4 minutes. Place in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. In a martini or wine glass, spoon a heaping spoonful of yogurt into the base of the glass.
  3. Top the yogurt with 2 tablespoons of crushed graham crackers.
  4. Top the graham crackers with a tablespoon of diced kiwi and 2 tablespoons of berries.
  5. Repeat the layers in steps 2 through 4 until the glasses are filled.
  6. Sprinkle a tablespoon of toasted coconut atop each parfait and serve immediately.

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