Bite Sized Yogurt Parfait turned into a Mini Flower dessert

Making Bite Sized Fruit yogurt Parfait

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A yogurt parfait recipe sure to delight!  This fruit and yogurt combo has been turned into a mini flower pot!  It’s the perfect bite sized parfait that’s a healthy dessert option.  These mini flower pots are perfect for classroom parties, holidays, showers or to fill the need for a little sweet bite.

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Mini Flower Pots are the Perfect Bite Sized Yogurt Parfait

I love an easy, but awesome recipe!  This bite sized parfait is the perfect combination of easy, sweet, delicious and festive.  OMG, they are so quick to make.  

I love when a recipe makes you look F-A-B-U-L-O-U-S but really takes very little effort; my ultimate favorite combination to any recipe.

These bite sized parfaits have been a big hit over the years and are a ‘go to’ recipe when I’m entertaining.  The yogurt mixture is just the right flavor blend and the shell, which is pre-made, adds just the right amount of crunch, while the fruit finishes this recipe with fresh sweetness.

Those amazing shells that keep this mixture together are found in your freezer aisle at your local supermarket, yup that’s right!  All you have to do is buy them, take them out of the package, fill them and serve them. TA DA!  It doesn’t get much easier than that.  Oh, and the packaging says ‘zero saturated fat’ = woot!

How to make this bite sized yogurt parfait;

STEP 1: Scoop 3 oz. of your favorite low fat strawberry yogurt into a bowl.

STEP 2:  Scoop 3 oz. of your favorite low fat blueberry yogurt into the same bowl.

STEP 3:  Scoop 3 oz. of your favorite Greek vanilla yogurt into the same bowl.

STEP 4:  Fold the ingredients together.

STEP 5:  Thaw one package of frozen mini phyllo cups.

STEP 6:  Wash, hull and slice the fresh strawberries.

STEP 7:  Wash the fresh blueberries.

STEP 8:  Lay the strawberries around the top as if they are pedals on a flower and top with a blueberry as the center of each flower.  Depending on the size of the strawberry pedals, you typically only need three slices to create a flower.  If the strawberries are small, you may need a fourth or fifth pedal.

Every recipe is filled with lessons to teach children.  Here are a few to concentrate on when making this fruit and yogurt parfait recipe;

  • Preparing fruit
  • Hulling strawberries
  • Slicing
  • Knife safety
  • Measuring ingredients
  • Folding
  • Crafting with food

Greek Vanilla Yogurt:  This is my swap and trade for whipped cream in making any fruit dip for a yogurt parfait.  It helps to thicken the mixture, but adding a bit of a better bite, depending on what you are looking for in your diet.  If you don’t like it sweet, add plain Greek Yogurt, which is even better!

Mini Flower Pots - Bite Sized Yogurt Parfait

Mini Flower Pots - Bite Sized Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients

  • 3 oz. PICS low fat strawberry yogurt
  • 3 oz. PICS low fat blueberry yogurt
  • 3 oz. PICS Greek vanilla yogurt
  • 1 package frozen mini phyllo cups
  • Fresh Strawberries
  • Fresh Blueberries

Instructions

Thaw the phyllo cups for 10 minutes (they are already pre-cooked….FABULOUS!!!). 

Rinse the strawberries, hull them and slice them; set aside. 

Rinse the blueberries and set aside.  In a bowl, fold the yogurts together. 

Fill each phyllo cup with the mixture. 

Lay the strawberries around the top as if they are pedals on a flower and top with a blueberry as the center of each flower. 

Notes

Kids Cooking Club

Gadget Love for Mini Flower Pot Yogurt Parfait Making YUM!

Cheers to parfait making yum ~ Jodie Fitz

P.S.  Want more recipes that encourage crafting with food?  Check out and try these recipes below in addition to the yogurt parfait shared above; 

Stuffed Strawberries can Make Healthy Valentine's Day Treats

Making Lady Bug Snacks

  • Stuffed Strawberries with WOWButter® :Making these winged feather creations is no bake fun that’s like crafting with your food!
  • Lady Bug Bites:  These little bites make memorable snacks that everyone will love!

Strawberries Nutritional Facts:  One of my favorite facts that I learned about strawberries is that they are a source of Vitamin C.   Who knew? It’s not something I thought of when I first learned this fact about these beautiful red fruits.  They are a complex bite packed with all kinds of goodness.  But, here’s a link to learn straight from the experts exactly what you’re eating when you eat a strawberry.  Strawberry Educational Link

Blueberry Nutritional Facts: Wait a minute!  Blueberries have Vitamin C in them too? YES!  Again, not a vitamin I think of when I look at blueberries.  These fruits are also complex bites filled with goodness.  Here’s that educational link to learn more for yourself and to share with your family.  Blueberry Educational Link

48 Comments on “Bite Sized Yogurt Parfait turned into a Mini Flower dessert”

    1. Thank you! We’ve been sharing these for years & every time I pull the recipe out, they’re still a BIG hit…
      Hope you have a fantastic week ~ Jodie

    1. I was so excited today when it was still light out at 5:30 – yes spring is on it’s way…
      Have a GREAT week 🙂 ~ Jodie

    1. YUM! Chocolate covered champagne strawberries sound delightful…
      I’m so glad you stopped by & THANK you,
      ~ Jodie

    1. THANK you for pinning :)!!! And, for stopping by…
      Have a GREAT week and hope you visit back soon.
      ~ jodie

    1. THANK you for pinning! I travel and make these with kids all of the time. They are super easy – hope you enjoy…
      They are usually a ‘thumbs up’ recipe 🙂
      ~ Jodie

    1. THANK you! We all inspire each other. It’s great to see everyone’s creativity… I love how fun food can be! Have a GREAT and creative Valentine’s
      ~ Jodie

    1. THANK you for the invite 🙂 I popped over and added it into the mix….I will add you to my link up list too…
      ~ Jodie

  1. These are just too cute and just what I need to treat my third graders! Thank you for sharing, and thank you for joining in on the Alexa Blog Hop at Frugal Living and More! It’s always great to see you!

    1. I hope they LOVE them!!! I look forward to hearing…
      Have a GREAT Valentine’s w your third graders!!!
      ~ Jodie

    1. Hi – thank you! Easy is one of my favorite recipe elements – lol… 🙂
      Have a GREAT week ahead. I’m so glad you stopped by,

      ~ Jodie

    1. Thanks for pinning! simple & easy are my favorite words when it comes to recipes…
      These are great for so many things…4th of July, Mother’s Day, tea party, birthdays….etc!
      Hope you enjoy them…
      ~ Jodie

  2. Great treat idea, Jodie! It’s certainly more nutritious than any Valentine treats I ever gave/received in grade school. Thank you for linking up with me at the Mommy-Brain Mixer! It’s great to have you.

  3. Jodie, anything with fruit is one of my favorite desserts! These are so fun and great thing for kids to help make! Thanks for sharing with SYC.
    hugs,
    Jann

  4. These look fabulous as always! Just wanted to stop by Jodie and thank you for linking up with us today at the hop and for promoting it as well!! I think we had a pretty good turn out and I really hope that you gained a few followers and that you join us again next week!
    Thanks again Jodie!
    Katie~

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  7. So cute and yummy! Thank you so much for sharing at A Bouquet of Talent this week. Always love seeing your amazing dishes. Have a wonderful weekend.
    Hugs
    Kathy

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