Morning Parfait

Morning Parfait
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
20 mins


  • ¼ cup raisins

  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel (set aside)

  • 2 tablespoon orange juice

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • ½ 8 ounce package reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 2 cup fresh raspberries, blueberries, sliced strawberries, and/or cut-up peaches

  • ½ cup low-fat granola

  • Honey (optional)

  • Shredded orange peel (optional)


  1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine raisins and orange juice. Cover and microwave on 100 percent power (high) for 30 to 45 seconds; let stand 1 minute to plump raisins. Stir in vanilla; set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl combine cream cheese and sugar; beat with an electric mixer on low to medium speed until smooth. Stir in raisin mixture and the 1 tsp. orange peel.

  3. In four tall glasses layer half the cream cheese mixture, half the fruit, and half the granola. Repeat layers. Drizzle with honey and top with additional orange peel. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

209 Calories
8g Fat
32g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 209
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 22mg 7%
Sodium 149mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Total Sugars 19g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 16.5mg 83%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 238mg 5%
Folate, total 129mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.8mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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