For the ultimate summer refresher, this icy dessert is creamy, fruity, and fluffy. Some (limited) research suggests that freezing probiotics for a short time may not actually kill them but rather render them dormant until eaten. You can use any flavor of kombucha you like to complement the lemony berry mixture.

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Credit: Greg DuPree

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15 mins
1 hr 45 mins
Serves 6 (serving size: 1 parfait)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Pour kombucha into a 13- x 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish; freeze 1 hour. Scrape with a fork and stir; return to freezer for 30 minutes. Once fully frozen, scrape and fluff with a fork.

  • Toss berries, sugar, lemon zest, and lemon juice in a large bowl to combine. Let stand at room temperature 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Place 1/2 cup yogurt in each of 6 chilled parfait glasses. Top each serving with 1/2 cup berry mixture and 2/3 cup granita. Top with fresh basil or mint leaves, if desired. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; fat 7g; saturated fat 3g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 20g; fiber 4g; sugars 13g; added sugar 4g; sodium 49mg.