Healthy breakfast recipe: Nectarine yogurt parfait

Tired of cold cereal or oatmeal? Want another healthy but delicious option for breakfast?

Baylor College of Medicine Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Janice Stuff, with the USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, provides a recipe that would be perfect for a quick-to-create breakfast or healthy snack. She says that fresh nectarines are available in groceries right now.


Nectarine Yogurt Parfait


  • 1 8 oz. cup  plain fat-free Greek-style yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoons honey
  • 1 sliced nectarine  (peeled or unpeeled)
  • 2 T.  granola


1. Combine yogurt and vanilla in a bowl.

2. Spoon 1/2 of the yogurt mixture into a tall glass.

3. Top with 1/2 teaspoon honey, nearly all the nectarine slices, and 1 T. granola.

4. Top the serving with the remaining yogurt mixture and 1/2 teaspoon honey, remaining nectarine slices, and 1 T.  granola.  Serve immediately.

-By Jordan Magaziner

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