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This Strawberry Parfait Recipe is protein-packed and makes for a great breakfast or snack. Easy to make and has all the nutrition you need to kickstart your morning.

Strawberry Parfaits in a serving cup
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Parfaits are just the kind of breakfast you need when you just aren’t in the mood for a complicated breakfast that requires cooking. It is a simple, quick, and easy breakfast option that you can put together in no time. This strawberry parfait is so good and it has the right combination of nutrients to get your day started and keeps you full for hours.

Summary

  • Quick and Easy: They are so easy to make and are super quick too. It will need 5-10 minutes tops to make this protein strawberry parfait.
  • Nutritious: Loaded with protein, good carbs, probiotics, vitamins, and antioxidants, parfaits make for the perfect, healthy, and nutritious breakfast.
  • So Tasty: Parfaits are so tasty and Delicious, you get a creamy texture from the yogurt, a tasty and tangy flavor from the strawberry, and the crunch from the granola. Perfection.
side shot of strawberry parfait in a jar next to a protein tub

Ingredients for parfait

  • Greek yogurt (your choice of flavor): you may also use plant-based yogurt to make parfaits. Choose any flavor too.
  • Whey Protein Vanilla Flavor: use plant-based protein for a vegan parfait option.
  • Fresh strawberries chopped, or any fruits of choice or berries.
  • Strawberry jam is Sugar-Free or any other flavor you have on hand.
  • Low-fat granola: use your favorite granola or make your own
  • Optional garnish: Whole strawberries

How to make strawberry parfait

  • In a small bowl, mix together the Greek yogurt and protein powder. In another bowl, mix together the strawberries and strawberry jam.
  • Layer the yogurt mixture, strawberry mixture and granola in two parfait glasses.
  • Garnish with whole strawberries and serve immediately.
side shot of strawberry parfait topped with fresh strawberry

Recipe notes and tips

  • You may use any other fruits of your choice or any fruits that are in season or you have on hand.
  • Vegan Option: use plant-based protein and plant-based yogurt for a vegan option of this protein parfait recipe.
  • Use store-bought granola or make your own granola at home.
  • You can easily double up on the recipe to make a huge batch.
  • If you do not have vanilla flavored yogurt, use greek yogurt and add a bit of vanilla
  • Instead of granola, you may use gram cracker crumbs.

Storing

Have leftovers? Place them in a container and store them in the fridge for up to 5 days. Try not to add in the granola until ready to serve because it will just get soggy.

side shot of a cup of strawberry parfait topped with a fresh strawberry

Frequently asked questions

How healthy is a parfait?

A parfait is as healthy as you would like to make it! It all depends on what you are adding to that parfait recipe of yours. The main ingredients of a parfait are yogurt and granola. Go for any healthy yogurt option available to you like Greek and choose a granola that’s loaded with fiber and low in fat and sugar. Healthy add-ons to your parfait recipe will be fresh berries.

Can parfaits be made ahead of time?

You can make your strawberry parfait ahead of time! The only downside is the granola will be soggy. Some people like it this way. If you like the granola to be crunchy rather than soggy you can hold off on adding the granola until you are ready to have your parfait. They should last about 3 days with no issues.

Are Parfaits good for breakfast?

The meaning of perfect in French is parfait! Yes, I would say parfaits are perfect for breakfast or snack! With the right choices of ingredients, you add to your Parfait recipe, it should have the right combination of fat, protein, carbs, and fiber. All the more reason to make this Strawberry Parfait recipe at least 2-3 times a week!

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4 from 1 vote

Strawberry Parfaits Recipe

By: Rena
Servings: 2
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 5 minutes
Total: 10 minutes
Strawberry Parfaits in a serving cup
These easy protein-packed parfaits are made with greek yogurt, whey protein, and fresh strawberries. They make for a great breakfast or snack option.

Ingredients

  • 2 5-ounce Containers Greek yogurt (your choice of flavor)
  • 1 Scoop Whey Protein, Vanilla Flavor
  • 1 ½ Cups Fresh strawberries, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Strawberry jam, Sugar-Free
  • ¼ Cup Low-fat granola
  • Optional garnish: Whole strawberries

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, mix together the Greek yogurt and protein powder. In another bowl, mix together the strawberries and strawberry jam.
  • Layer the yogurt mixture, strawberry mixture and granola in two parfait glasses.
  • Garnish with whole strawberries and serve immediately.

Notes

You can omit the protein powder if you don’t want the additional protein.
  • You may use any other fruits of your choice or any fruits that are in season or you have on hand.
  • Vegan Option: use plant-based protein and plant-based yogurt for a vegan option for this protein parfait recipe.
  • Use store-bought granola or make your granola at home.
  • You can easily double up on the recipe to make a huge batch.

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 11gFat: 1gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 70mgPotassium: 278mgFiber: 3gSugar: 19gVitamin A: 60IUVitamin C: 65.3mgCalcium: 94mgIron: 1.5mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
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  1. 4 stars
    Hey there! Do you think you could be a little more specific than “1 scoop” of protein powder? The size of the scoop differs depending on the brand and I think mine might be a little too big for this recipe.