Yogurt parfaits are a magical creation that just might make getting out of bed worth it. The typical concoction is a mixture of yogurt, fresh fruit and granola. The great thing about yogurt parfaits is that you can mix and match your favorite toppings and fillings to make the parfait of your dreams. They're also easy to make so they are a great choice for rushed mornings when you need something to eat, but don't have a ton of time to make a meal. Here are some great options to get your mouth watering.
1. Granola with Yogurt and Strawberries
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This is my family's favorite of the many, many kinds of yogurt parfaits. A simple mixture of strawberries and granola is a yummy choice.
2. Piled with Fruit
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If you love fruit more than you love yogurt, you will adore this fruity concoction that only has a bit of yogurt.
3. Peach Parfaits
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Fresh or canned peaches are a quick and tasty option for yogurt.
4. Berries Galore
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A great mixture of berries are all you need to make you want to jump right out of bed in the morning.
5. Lots of Protein
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Protein is perfect in the morning because it is both filling and good for you. Peanut butter and Greek yogurt are top prime choices for your parfait.
6. Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Breakfast Parfait
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Instead of granola you can toss quinoa in your parfait instead of granola. Easy, right?
7. A Dash of Cinnamon
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Some cinnamon is an easy way to give your parfait a bit of extra flavor.
8. Make Them Small
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You can easily customize your parfait to just the size you need. These are great for kids!
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Layer your parfaits like this for a great presentation that looks as good as it tastes.
10. Creamy Coconut Chia Seed
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Chia seeds are wonderful in a yogurt parfait and give it a fun different texture.
11. Make if for the Kids
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What kid wouldn't want to gobble this creation right up? My kids would go crazy for it.
12. Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse
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It's like having dessert for breakfast! You know you want that, right?
13. Try Some Nuts
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Pistachios are a yummy alternative to granola. Of course, you can also put them both in your parfait. Why not, right?
14. Granola on Bottom
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Many yogurt parfaits are made with the granola on top, but there's no reason why you can't put it on the bottom.
15. Fruity Pebbles Parfait
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Make your parfait a kid worthy masterpiece by using some Fruity Pebbles.
16. Frozen Parfaits
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Freeze your parfaits for a yummy treat anytime of the day or night.
17. Blueberry Yogurt Parfait
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Frozen blueberries give your yogurt a fun color and a taste that can't be beat.
18. Try Bananas
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There is nothing better than a sliced banana piled in your yogurt parfait.
19. Pumpkin Yogurt Parfaits
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Here's a great way to enjoy the flavors of pumpkin pie without all the fat and calories.
20. Chocolate Chia Seed Banana Split Parfait
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Doesn't this look wonderful? I'd eat it for breakfast. Would you?
21. Fresh Mango
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You have not lived until you've eaten a parfait layered with fresh mango slices.
22. Lots of Honey
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Look at how much honey is in there. What a perfect way to add sweetness to your yogurt.
23. Cantaloupe Balls
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If you thought you couldn't use melon in a yogurt parfait, you will be happy to find out that you most certainly can.
24. White Chocolate Cream Cheese Mousse with Raspberries
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Perhaps a bit more decadent than the other choices on this list, but still a great way to start the day.
25. Build a Rainbow
This is sure to taste wonderful, but looks almost too pretty to eat, don't you think?
26. Banana Parfait
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Bananas pair really well with many kinds of fruit, but they are sure tasty on their own too.
27. Cheerios Yogurt Fruit Parfait
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Here's another parfait that your kids are going to love morning after morning.
28. Peaches and Blackberries
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Fresh peaches and blackberries are the cream of the crop when they are combined. Just try this and you'll see what I mean.
How do you build your yogurt parfait? My go-to is yogurt, diced strawberries, granola and a drizzle of honey. Sounds good, doesn't it? Which one of these is next on your list or morning meals?