Blueberry-Orange Parfaits

Blueberry-Orange Parfaits Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Jan Gautro
This easy dessert or snack comes together in a few minutes if you purchase orange sections from the refrigerated part of the produce section. To make ahead, prepare parfaits and refrigerate, covered, for up to four hours; sprinkle with wheat germ just before serving.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 186
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1.6 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.5 g
Protein 11.8 g
Carbohydrate 31.9 g
Fiber 4.2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 34 mg
Calcium 125 mg

Ingredients

1 1/2 tablespoons Demerara or turbinado sugar
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
2 (7-ounce) containers reduced-fat plain Greek-style yogurt
2 cups fresh blueberries
2 cups orange sections (about 2 large)
1/4 cup wheat germ

Preparation

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring until blended. Spoon 1/4 cup blueberries into each of 4 tall glasses. Spoon about 2 1/2 tablespoons yogurt mixture over blueberries in each glass. Add 1/4 cup orange to each serving. Repeat layers with remaining blueberries, yogurt mixture, and orange. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon wheat germ over each serving; serve immediately.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

Jaime Harder, MA, RD,

June 2009
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