by JODIE FITZ
Healthy eating advocates often advise people to “eat a rainbow” of foods for a balanced diet. With this colorful parfait, you can eat that rainbow all at once! It’s easy to assemble and fun to eat – the perfect spring treat!
Red layer: strawberries, watermelon or red raspberries
Orange layer: cantaloupe, oranges
Yellow layer: pineapple, bananas, or mangoes
Green layer: green grapes, honey dew melon or kiwi
Blue layer: blueberries
Purple layer: red grapes or blackberries
Greek vanilla yogurt
Prepare the fruit by washing, peeling and dicing it into small pieces.
Create a rainbow of layers in a canning jar or other clear parfait style glass by selecting one fruit from each color list above, placing it in the jar and separating each color with 1-2 tablespoons of Greek vanilla yogurt.
Optional: Try flavoring the Greek vanilla yogurt for fun!
- Fold together 1 cup of Greek vanilla yogurt together with 1-2 tablespoons of pineapple juice and 3 ounces of vanilla yogurt.
- Fold together 1 cup of Greek vanilla yogurt together with 1-2 tablespoons of lime juice and 3 ounces of vanilla yogurt.