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Yogurt is served #honey #agave syrup |

Yogurt Parfait

When it comes to weight loss recipes, different people need different things. And when it comes to nutritious breakfasts, well, each to their own. We’re going for the yogurt parfait. Or yoghurt parfait, if you prefer.

Some people like my brother can eat the same thing day in, day out.

He’s currently settled on oats and banana with various types of milk.

Nutritious certainly, and easy. He always knows what he’s going to have, it’s super quick and he never runs out of ingredients.

He’s now up to day five hundred – and counting. It doesn’t look like anything is going to change any time soon.

Some people, like Kat (from this very website) need change, and they need it constantly.

The very idea of the same breakfast more than twice a week is off-putting, and if she doesn’t have something different to eat she’s more likely to skip breakfast altogether.

Not necessarily the best idea for a busy college student who wants a brain firing at peak capacity.

I fall somewhere in the middle.

I like having the same breakfast for a few days at a time, and I love the ease of reheating leftovers from yesterday’s dinner for a quick lunch.

In fact, I often make extra to do exactly that. This aubergine curry recipe here is a great dinner/lunch example. Always be sure to reheat rice well, remember! It’s important to make sure it’s piping hot.

Yogurt ingredients #plums #dried apricots |
The ingredients are prepared #rolled oats #almonds |

Same old, same old?

That being said, if I eat the same thing too often, I end up putting myself off it for a long, long time (I’m looking at you porridge with protein powder, winter 2017). I still haven’t eaten it again.

That’s where recipes like this yogurt parfait come in.

Not only is a great base for a tasty and nutritious breakfast, it’s so adaptable you may never need to eat the same thing twice in a row.

The recipe as it stands is a delicious flavour combo that hits our favourite nutritional needs. For a small, low-calorie meal it’s high in protein, and is an easy way to get some fiber into our system, thanks to the oats.

On top of that you have vitamins like A, C and K from the plums. But plums are out of season and you can’t find any? Use peaches! No apricots? Use figs!

The fruits and toppings are interchangeable, and you can add extras like chia or flax seeds. Chia seeds are high in calcium and flax is full of healthy fats – in fact both are really high in omega 3s!

Whatever you need, swap the ingredients in and out for a healthy, balanced diet. This yogurt parfait recipe is a great base recipe to start any morning.

Yogurt is ready #greek yogurt #cinnamon |
Healthy Yogurt Parfait - Fruity, nutty, yummy - Yogurt Parfait is served #honey #agave syrup |
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Healthy Yogurt Parfait

This yogurt parfait is rich with fruits and nuts and is a deliciously quick way to start the day. Never get bored of breakfast again!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine Vegetarian
Time 10 minutes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 242kcal
Author Hauke



  • Cut one plum in half. Throw the halves in together with the dried apricots in a food processor and blend until smooth (if no food processor at hand just cut into small pieces).
  • Cut the other plum into small cubes.
  • Chop up the almonds.
  • Mix the yogurt with the plum jam (from the food processor). Add the cinnamon and honey/agave syrup.
  • Lastly, in a small bowl layer yogurt, oats, plum cubes and chopped almonds to your liking.
  • Enjoy now or whenever you like! Keep it in the fridge.


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Please note that the nutritional information is calulated with honey and low-fat Greek yogurt.
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Nutrition Facts
Healthy Yogurt Parfait
Amount Per Serving
Calories 242 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 38mg2%
Potassium 430mg12%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 402IU8%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 160mg16%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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About Dave

From the UK to Germany with many stops along the way. Food without meat is the best type of food. And I plan to share it!

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