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Pineapple Parfaits

Photo: Greg Dupree; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham


Hands-on time 15 mins
Total time 15 mins
Yield Makes 4 servings
Carolyn says: "Greek yogurt is a fantastic source of protein. Pair it with tangy fruit and salted nuts for something extraordinary."


  • 1 1/2 cups diced fresh pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups low-fat Greek yogurt
  • 4 tablespoons chopped salted pistachios

Nutrition Information

  • calories 136
  • fat 5.6 g
  • protein 5.5 g
  • carbohydrate 17.7 g
  • fiber 1.1 g

How to Make It

  1. Sauté pineapple and brown sugar in hot olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Spoon 1 cup yogurt into each of 4 bowls, and top with one-fourth of pineapple mixture and 1 Tbsp. pistachios.
The Slim Down South Cookbook, Oxmoor House, 2013