Fire Cracker Parfait


Recipe inspired by Better Homes & Gardens
Serves 6

Blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries pack a healthy punch! These little fruits are not just a sweet summer treat; they’re also a sweet way to ward off disease.

Did you know that blueberries contain the antioxidant anthocyanin, which helps keep your memory sharp? Or that raspberries have an anti-cancer compound called ellagic acid? Berries also contain healthy doses of fiber to help with digestion, and studies show they may be good for your heart and bones, too, thanks to their diverse range of polyphenols (a compound found in natural plant food sources).

red white and blue parfait

With both health benefits and a taste this good, you don’t have to save these parfaits for just your 4th of July party. Enjoy throughout the entire summer!

Ingredients

*Use dairy-free option for a dairy-free/vegan recipe

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, stir together yogurt and vanilla extract
  2. In six 12-oz glasses or dessert dishes, alternate layers of berries with layers of yogurt mixture.
  3. If not served immediately, cover and chill for up to one hour.
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