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Yogurt Parfait*

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  • 6 ounces vanilla yogurt, nonfat
  • 1½ teaspoons flaxseed, ground
  • 4 strawberries, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon wheat germ
  • 3 walnut halves, chopped
  • ¼ cup blueberries, fresh
  • ½ ounce dark chocolate, solid


  1. To assemble parfait, simply begin layering an 8 ounce dessert glass starting with a layer of yogurt.
  2. Add flaxseed as the second layer followed by another layer of yogurt (layer 3).
  3. Add the strawberries as layer number 4 followed by the last layer of yogurt.
  4. Sprinkle wheat germ, walnuts, and add blueberries as the final topping.
  5. Garnish with the dark chocolate. Enjoy!

Nutrition:  (Serving size: whole recipe)
calories: 298       protein: 11g               total carbohydrate: 38.5g        total fat: 12g
sugars: 26g          sodium: 355mg           dietary fiber: 5g             saturated fat: 4g

*Recipe contributed by Robert Summerford, 
Bastyr University Dietetic Internship project Dec. 2011