Y Is for Yummy Yogurt Parfaits

Snacks that start with Y - Yummy Yogurt Parfaits

Though this recipe is part of my ABC Snacks Series, you could make these yogurt parfaits for breakfast or as part of a nutritious lunch.

You can even serve yummy yogurt parfaits as a scrumptious (but healthy!) dessert.

They are super-easy to create and are filled with healthy ingredients that kids love.

Don’t be surprised if Yummy Yogurt Parfaits become one of your preschooler’s most often requested snacks.

Do your children have finicky tastebuds?

If so, this is the perfect recipe. There is no end to the variety of ingredients that you can use to make this snack with your kids.

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Yummy Yogurt Parfaits

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Here’s what you’ll need to make this snack for one child:

  • ½ cup fruit, diced
  • 1 cup yogurt, any variety
  • ¼ cup granola or other breakfast cereal


  1. Put ½ of the diced fruit pieces in a parfait glass or other large, clear glass.
  2. Spoon ¼ cup of yogurt over the fruit.
  3. Sprinkle ¼ cup of the granola over the yogurt.
  4. Layer the remaining ingredients: fruit, yogurt, granola.
  5. Refrigerate and serve cold.


  • Use your favorite fruit, yogurt, and cereal options to create your parfaits.
  • The parfait pictured in the photo contains strawberries, vanilla Greek yogurt, and granola.
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Teaching Tips

Young boy eating yogurt parfait

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We make our own granola. Super simple. Rolled oats, maple syrup, melted coconut oil and some spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, with some dried fruit, baked in the oven for about 45 minutes. Yummy!

Kendra Ahlborn


This homemade granola sounds utterly scrumptious. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe with us! We may have to make this in the All About Learning Press kitchen soon:)