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Blueberry-Orange Parfaits

Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Jan Gautro

4 servings (serving size: 1 parfait)

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.


  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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