Originally from France, Parfait is a dessert made by layering Parfait cream, fresh fruit and Granola in a tall clear glass. In United States its often eaten for breakfast. A healthy version of parfait can be enjoyed by using some low fat Ricotta and fresh fruit. The best part about this recipe is , how easily one can adapt the recipe to any fruit or cereal combinations you have on hand.
Low Fat Ricotta Strawberry Parfait Recipe:
Prep Time: 10 minutes | Serves 2
Low fat Ricotta cheese- ¾th cup
Sugar- 2 tsps
Fresh Strawberry- about 12 sliced
Granola or Honey bunches of oats cereal- 4 tbsps
Vanilla Extract- 2 drops
Slivered Almonds for Garnish
Whisk Ricotta with Sugar and Vanilla extract.
In clear tall glass layer ricotta mixture, followed by Granola and Strawberry. Repeat the layer and top it off with slivered almonds.
Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.