We don’t judge, but it’s possible Greek yogurt could use a makeover. This
tasty, colorful Blueberry Chia Pudding Parfait will wow you. Even
better, it’s healthy: a good source of calcium and an excellent source of fiber
and vitamin C. A yogurt stack with blueberries and chia brings the cool and the
smooth to any gathering.
1 cup almond milk, unsweetened
1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
2 cups blueberries, divided
1/2 cup chia seeds
4 tablespoons maple syrup, divided (optional)
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 kiwis, peeled and chopped
1 cup mango, chopped
Mint leaves and additional Greek yogurt, suggested garnish
In a blender, combine almond milk, yogurt, 1 cup blueberries, chia
seeds, 3 tablespoons maple syrup and vanilla extract and puree until
blended. Refrigerate until mixture thickens, at least 30 minutes.
In a bowl, combine remaining 1 cup blueberries, kiwi, mango and
remaining 1 tablespoon maple syrup.
In 4 glasses, layer chia pudding and fruit mixture, ending with fruit
Top with additional Greek yogurt and garnish with fresh mint leaves,
additional blueberries and orange zest, if desired.
Yield: 4 servings
Nutrition Information: Calories 230 Total Fat 8g Saturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 5mg Sodium 70mg
Total Carbohydrates 33g Dietary Fiber 11g Total Sugars 18g Protein 10g Vitamin D 1mcg
Calcium 332mg Iron 2mg Potassium 364mg Vitamin A 54mcg Vitamin C 55mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Recipe and photo credit: U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council