Want a deliciously satisfying Greek yogurt parfait that's also nutritious? This breakfast parfait with sweet grapes is nutritious and easy to make! Enjoy this grape parfait that has a surprising flavor burst.
Dress up your breakfast with this Greek yogurt parfait! The cereal adds a delightful crunch, while the pan-roasted grapes add a satisfying juiciness.
Greek yogurt is one of my breakfast staples, and I'm always looking for new, flavorful ways to eat it. While I was playing around in the kitchen this morning, I came up with the ultimate combo. You will love this breakfast parfait with sweet grapes!
One of the easiest ways to make sweet grapes even sweeter? First, I sliced and pan-roasted grapes. Heating brings out both their sweetness and natural juiciness.
I mixed plain low-fat Greek yogurt with ground ginger. Then I layered the mixture with the sweet grapes and whole-grain cereal (I used a cereal from Nature's Path). I topped off the concoction with a dash of ground ginger.
When shopping for a whole-grain cereal to use in this parfait, look for one:
- with a whole-grain base (such as whole wheat, sorghum, or oats)
- that's lower in sugar (less than 7 grams per serving, and sugar should not be one of the first three ingredients)
- that's a good source of fiber (with 3 or grams more per serving)
Bonus if you find one with plant-based protein, such as chia seeds or almonds! These additions may increase the protein content of the cereal.
This Greek yogurt parfait recipe takes less than 10 minutes to make and is great for both busy and leisurely mornings. Serve it in a clear glass to make it even more visually appealing!
Looking for other ways to enjoy the flavor of grapes? Try my grape vinaigrette salad dressing and my Brussels Sprouts with Grape Honey Glaze. And if you love cooking with Greek yogurt, I bet you'll enjoy my spice muffins and my yogurt veggie dip!
Helpful kitchen tools:
Coat a medium pan with cooking spray; pan roast halved grapes over medium heat until slightly browned, about 2-3 minutes. Stir frequently. Meanwhile, combine all but a dash of the ginger with the yogurt. In a clear glass, layer yogurt with fruit and cereal. Top with a dash of ginger. Serves 1.
Nutritional information per serving: Cal: 330 Fat: 5 g Sat fat: 2.5 g Pro: 21 g Carbs: 51 g Sugar: 30 g Fiber: 5 g Chol: 15 mg Sod: 60 mg
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