Nothing says 4th of July like a red, white, and blue dessert. And berries (somehow) always play a part. This twist on the classic whipped cream parfait brings out the benefits of the berries (a powerful dose of antioxidants) without the extra fat and sugar. Enjoy as vanilla-sweetened Greek yogurt throws the classic whipped cream off stage.

Red White and Blue Parfait

Red White and Blue Parfait

Makes 6 Servings

What You'll Need:

2 cups raspberries

2 cups pitted cherries, sliced

2 cups blueberries

2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

6 cups plain Greek yogurt

1 tsp vanilla extract

1 tablespoon lemon zest

What to Do:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together raspberries, cherries, and blueberries with 2 teaspoons of lemon juice. Set aside
  2. In another bowl, mix yogurt, vanilla, and lemon zest.
  3. In 6 small glasses (or mason jars for easy transport!) layer ½ cup fruit mixture, followed by ½ cup yogurt, ½ cup fruit, and another ½ cup yogurt. Top with a sprig of mint, a few blueberries, or lemon zest. Enjoy!

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