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Tropical Island Yogurt Parfait

This recipe is great for children who do not like a traditional sandwich in their lunch.

The sweet taste of pineapple and berries in this recipe pairs perfectly with the tart taste of Greek yogurt. If the fruit in this recipe is not to you or your child’s liking, it can be modified to include any fruit.

Including fun recipes like this in your child’s lunch can help give them extra nutritional benefits without arguing about eating their fruits and vegetables. Pineapple can improve immune system health and bone strength. Blueberries are high in antioxidants and fight inflammation and chronic disease.

Tropical Island Yogurt Parfait Recipe


  • Greek Yogurt (recommend using honey or vanilla Greek yogurt)
  • Shredded Coconut
  • Pineapple
  • Blueberries
  • Plums
  • Cashews

1. You can either pre-make the yogurt parfait with your child for their school lunch or you can give all the ingredients to the child to put together at school. 
2. Layer yogurt and desired fruit and cashews into a bowl or cup. Enjoy! 

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