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Elizz Eats – The Nutcracker Parfait

The holidays are just a few weeks away and therefore now is the perfect time to make this easy Christmas parfait. These colorful parfaits are truly delightful and what’s great about this recipe is that it is very versatile. You can switch up or add other desired fruits and mix and match with different nuts or seeds.

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May Thu, 2019

Per 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt (alternative: Low Sugar Vanilla Greek yogurt)
  • 3-5 sliced strawberries
  • 1 tbsp sliced almonds
  • 1 tbsp toasted shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp unsalted pumpkin seeds

Directions:

  1. Put strawberries in bowl or cup.
  2. Spoon yogurt and layer on top.
  3. Sprinkle the sliced almonds, shredded coconut and pumpkin seeds on top of the yogurt & strawberries.
  4. Serve immediately and enjoy!

What’s great about this recipe is that it is very versatile. You can switch up or add other desired fruits and mix and match with different nuts or seeds. The natural sweetness from the fruits and toasted coconut really come through so it tastes like a real treat.

You’ll notice this parfait is made with Greek yogurt. This is an excellent option since it is less sweet than regular yogurt, plus it provides more protein, calcium and energy!

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