Star-Spangled Parfaits

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 14, 2023
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
Star-Spangled Parfaits Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups fresh strawberries, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 4 teaspoons reduced-fat raspberry walnut vinaigrette
  • 3/4 cup fat-free vanilla or strawberry Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint
  • Unsweetened shredded coconut, optional


  1. Place strawberries and blueberries in separate bowls. Drizzle each with 2 teaspoons vinaigrette; toss to coat. In a small bowl, mix yogurt and mint.
  2. Spoon strawberries into 4 parfait glasses. Layer each with yogurt mixture and blueberries. If desired, top with coconut.
Unsweetened Coconut
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Nutrition Facts

1 parfait (calculated without coconut): 172 calories, 7g fat (5g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fruit, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

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