Pina Colada Yogurt Parfait. (Ken BurrisEatingWell / July 24, 2014)

Take a trip to the tropics with our pina colada inspired parfait. It even makes a great breakfast when you need a sunny start to your day.

Pina Colada Yogurt Parfait

Makes 1 serving.

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

1/3 cup reduced-fat vanilla yogurt

1/2 cup crushed canned pineapple or canned mandarin oranges

1 tablespoon toasted coconut (see tip)

Top yogurt with pineapple (or canned mandarin oranges) and coconut.

Recipe tip: To toast coconut, place coconut in a small, dry skillet and cook, stirring often, until golden, about 5 minutes, or spread in a shallow baking dish and bake at 350 F until light golden and fragrant, 5 to 10 minutes.

Recipe Nutrition:

Per serving: 161 calories; 4 g fat (4 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrate; 0 g added sugars; 5 g protein; 2 g fiber; 57 mg sodium; 327 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Calcium & Vitamin C (16 percent daily value).

Nutrition Note: Per serving (with oranges): 133 calories; 3 g fat (3 g sat, 0 g mono); 4 mg cholesterol; 22 g carbohydrate; 5 g protein; 1 g fiber; 60 mg sodium; 333 mg potassium.1 1/2 Carbohydrate ServingsExchanges: 1/2 low-fat milk, 1 fruit

2 Carbohydrate Serving(s)

Exchanges: 1/2 low-fat milk, 1 fruit

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