These berry parfait cups are a quick, easy, but delicious dessert made with berries and yoghurt. Serve in an espresso cup for something a little different. The full fat yoghurt increases the energy density making it suitable for underweight/malnourished individuals as well as providing many essential nutrients.
Dietary: Suitable for coeliac, vegetarian, egg-free, nut-free.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 0
400 g thick Greek yoghurt
300 g mixed berries such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries
1 – 2 tsp honey
Toppings: selection from a sprinkling of granola (not for the coeliac unless certified gluten-free), dark chocolate shavings, chopped/sliced nuts (not for nut-free diets) and seeds.
- Whizz half of the berries in a blender and stir through the yoghurt and honey to taste.
- Spoon the yoghurt mixture into espresso cups (or similar).
- Top with the remaining berries and sprinkle with the selected topping(s).
- Chill and serve.
This recipe has been donated by Emily Cleland
Total calories: 138 kcal
Fat: 9.4 g
Saturated Fat: 5.2 g
Carbohydrate: 8.8 g
Total sugar: 8.5 g
Free sugar: 2.1 g
Fibre: 0.9 g
Protein: 5.0 g
Salt: 0.1 g
- This nutritious dessert provides many essential vitamins and minerals.
- It is an excellent source of Vitamin C which helps to protect cells by keeping them healthy, as well as helping to maintain healthy skin, blood vessels, bones and cartilage as well as being important for wound healing.
- It is also a good source of calcium, which plays an important role in keeping your bones healthy.
- The dessert also provides a good source of B vitamins (folate and B12), iron to carry oxygen around our bodies and a good source of protein which is essential in later life to prevent muscle loss.
- Lactose/dairy free Greek yoghurt can be used for lactose-free and vegan diets.
- Reduced fat or fat free yoghurt can be used to reduce the fat content.
- For smaller appetites reduce the serving size as required, particularly if toppings are added.