Yogurt parfaits can be great fuel for your body and brain. Nutrients such as protein, fiber, natural sugars, and healthy fats help you move throughout the day!  As a family, discuss what foods are great fuel and a make a plan to incorporate them into your mealtimes. Keeping your child involved in preparing and choosing healthy foods is a great way to build lifelong habits. 

Are you looking for a fun and healthy snack to help incorporate fruit into your child’s diet? Here is a great recipe to prepare with your child when you are craving a naturally sweet treat!

Find the printable version of this recipe HERE



Banana Berry Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients: (8 servings)


  1. Slice and quarter strawberries and bananas.
  2. In a small cup or dish, spoon 2-3 Tbsp. yogurt.
  3. Next, layer 2-3 Tbsp. of strawberries over the yogurt.
  4. Layer 2-3 Tbsp. of bananas over strawberries.
  5. Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. of granola over the top.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk together hot water, cocoa, and confectioner’s sugar until smooth. Spoon 1-2 tsp. over the parfait.

Nutrition Facts:
Serving size: 1/8 of recipe
Calories: 157
Carbohydrates: 35 g
Sugar: 25 g
Total Fat: 1 g
Fiber: 2 g
Protein: 5 g  

 *This recipe is from the Healthy Cooking in the Classroom Program at Family Wellness.  Click HERE for more information on how to bring this program to your school or community.