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14 Healthy Yogurt Parfaits to Start Off Your Day

Both early risers and night owls can agree that these healthy yogurt parfaits start their mornings off on the right foot.

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Overnight Oatmeal

Start this breakfast the night before so you can get some extra sleep in the morning. My husband adds coconut to his, and I stir in dried fruit. —June Thomas, Chesterton, Indiana

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Breakfast Parfaits

The combination of pineapple, raspberries and banana in these yogurt treats makes a bright and cheerful morning breakfast. —Adell Meyer, Madison, Wisconsin
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Breakfast Banana Split Parfaits

I can’t brag enough about this healthy yogurt parfait recipe. It’s elegant enough for a formal brunch, yet simple and nutritious. With different fruits and cereals, there are endless potential variations. —Renee Lloyd, Pearl, Mississippi
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Rise and Shine Parfait

Start your day with a smile. This fruit, yogurt and granola parfait is so easy to make. If you like, use whatever favorite fresh fruits are in season and are looking best at the supermarket. —Diana Laskaris, Chicago, Illinois
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Rhubarb Compote with Yogurt & Almonds

My Grandma Dot used to make rhubarb compote and always had some in the freezer when I came to visit. This breakfast is a tribute to her. No two stalks of rhubarb are exactly alike, so make sure to taste the compote before you chill it. It should be tart, but sometimes it needs a little extra sugar. —Michael Hoffman, Brooklyn, New York
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Lemon Chia Seed Parfaits

These bright and tangy parfaits start the day on a healthy note, but they’re also sweet enough to double as dessert. —Crystal Schlueter, Babbitt, Minnesota
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Lemon and Coriander Greek Yogurt

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make this homemade Greek yogurt that’s flavored with lemon and coriander. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Blueberry Cantaloupe Parfait

The simple citrus and poppy seed yogurt in this fruit medley really dresses up the refreshing mix of berries and melon. —R. Jean Rand, Edina, Minnesota
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Yogurt & Honey Fruit Cups

This tasty combo of fresh fruit and creamy orange-kissed yogurt is guaranteed to disappear fast from your breakfast table. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Homemade Yogurt

You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make homemade yogurt. Top with granola and your favorite berries to make it a parfait. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
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Avocado Fruit Parfait

This dish is simply delish. I’m glad a friend gave me the recipe. My family loves it, and so do I. —Mildred Sherrer, Fort Worth, Texas
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Star-Spangled Parfaits

The best time for this dessert is midsummer, when the blueberries are thick in our northern woods. Red raspberries can be added to the mixed berries, too, to brighten the patriotic colors. —Anne Theriault, Wellesley, Massachusetts
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Brunch Banana Split Parfaits

My whole family loves bananas, fruit and granola for breakfast. I topped all that with yogurt, nuts and honey and called it a split. This is perfect to serve on a busy morning or a special one! —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada
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Overnight Maple Oatmeal Parfait

I tasted muesli on a trip to Switzerland, and when I came home, I made it my way. Keep things interesting (and avoid midmorning munchies) by adding different fruits and nuts every day. —Maddie Kirk, Springfield, Pennsylvania

Christina Herbst
Christina is a Social Media Editor for Taste of Home. She enjoys trying out local restaurants and coffeehouses and adding copious amounts of garlic and cheese to any recipe she can get her hands on. In her free time, you can find her hunting down one-of-a-kind furniture pieces at thrift and vintage stores and DIYing trendy home decor crafts.