Yogurt Parfait with Maple Drizzle

a yogurt parfait with granola, nuts, and berries in a glass


  • 2 Tbsp chopped walnuts
  • 2 tsp butter
  • 1 large piece of fresh fruit (anything in season!) cubed
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 12 tsp cinnamon
  • 12 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 Tbsp granola
  • 1 12 cups yogurt (vanilla or plain works best)


  1. In a small skillet on medium heat, add walnuts and toast until golden (about 2 minutes)
  2. Melt butter in same skillet and add fresh fruit. Apples, pears, peaches, pineapple work great here! Gently cook the fruit until it is soft. Remove from pan and let cool.
  3. Warm maple syrup and vanilla over low heat. Cook until the syrup thickens. (just a minute or two)
  4. Serve fruit mixture on top of yogurt, sprinkle toasted walnuts and drizzle the maple syrup mixture over the top.
Nutrition Info: 
With apple and plain yogurt: 681 Calories, 18 g Protein, 83 g Carbohydrates, 67 g Total sugars (27 g Added sugars), 7 g Fiber, 33 g Total fat (14 g sat), 182 mg Sodium, ★★★★★ Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Vitamin B12, Calcium, Phosphorus, ★★★ Zinc, ★★ Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Folate


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