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Star-Spangled Parfaits

The best time for this dessert is midsummer, when the blueberries are thick in our northern woods. Red raspberries can be added to the mixed berries, too, to brighten the patriotic colors.—Anne Theriault, Wellesley, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 4 teaspoons reduced-fat raspberry walnut vinaigrette
  • 3/4 cup fat-free vanilla or strawberry Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint
  • Unsweetened shredded coconut, optional

Directions

  • Place strawberries and blueberries in separate bowls. Drizzle each with 2 teaspoons vinaigrette; toss to coat. In a small bowl, mix yogurt and mint.
  • Spoon strawberries into 4 parfait glasses. Layer each with yogurt mixture and blueberries. If desired, top with coconut.
Editor's Note
Look for unsweetened coconut in the baking or health food section.
Nutrition Facts
1 parfait (calculated without coconut): 172 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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