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I'm pretty sure the Donkey on Shrek said it best: "You know what else everybody likes? Parfaits. Have you ever met a person, you say, 'Let's get some parfait,' they say, 'Hell no, I don't like no parfait'? Parfaits are delicious."
Summertime is the perfect time for a parfait: a wide variety of fresh fruit is in season, plus it's refreshing and light. Next time you're at your local farmers market, pick up some fruit and make a parfait!
One of my quick and easy favorites is as follows:
1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup fresh blueberries, washed
1/2 cup fresh peaches, washed and cut into cubes
pinch of cinnamon, to taste
Layer the yogurt, fruit and oats in two glass dishes. Sprinkle with cinnamon, if desired. Serve immediately.
Makes two servings.