Satisfy your sweet-tooth craving with this delicious no-cook patriotic parfait for an easy snack or light dessert. The Greek yogurt is packed with protein, while the berries are brimming with antioxidants and fiber. The angel food cake adds a touch of sweetness and offers a nice texture and mouthfeel when combined with yogurt. This nutritious and delicious recipe brings the patriotic colors to your table to celebrate any American holiday in style. Fresh berries are in season from early summer through October. Serve it in a wine glass at home or in a portable mason jar if you like to eat on-the-go!
Layne’s Berry Angel Food Cake Patriotic Parfait
- 1 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
- 1 cup fresh strawberries, quartered
- 2 cups (1-inch cubes) prepared angel food cake (about 2.5 ounces)
- 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries
- Whipped cream (optional)
In a small bowl combine yogurt and 1/2 cup of the strawberries.
In four large wine glasses or mason jars evenly divide and layer the angel food cake into the bottom of the glass or jar. Then evenly divide and layer the balance of fresh strawberries, then the yogurt-strawberry mixture and top with blueberries.
Serve with optional whipped cream.
Nutrition facts per serving without whipped cream (165 grams): 131 calories, 1.6 grams fat, 152 mg sodium, 193 mg potassium, 2.3 grams dietary fiber, 23.2 grams carbohydrate, 7.4 grams protein, 50 percent daily value for vitamin C, 9 percent daily value for calcium.
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Thank you to Brittany Modell (RD2B) for testing this recipe.