Orange-Banana Parfait

Orange-Banana Parfait | ChopChop

Description

Spring is in the air. But before summer gets here, with all its heaps of glorious fruit, make the most of the end of winter’s bounty: juicy oranges and luscious bananas, which you can layer with yogurt and nuts for a little morning sunshine.

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 2 Servings

Kitchen Gear: 

Sharp knife (adult needed)
Cutting board
Measuring cup
2 glasses

Ingredients

1  
orange or 2 clementines (peeled, seeded, and chopped)
1  
banana (thinly sliced)
1⁄4 cup
chopped toasted walnuts, almonds, or pecans* (*If you're allergic to nuts, skip them and substitute 1/4 cup oats, toasted wheat germ, or flaxseed.)

Instructions

  1. Divide the chopped orange into 4 piles.
  2. Divide the sliced banana into 4 piles.
  3. Divide the chopped nuts into 4 piles.
  4. Put 1 pile of orange into 1 glass. Top with 1/4 cup yogurt. Top with 1 pile of banana. Sprinkle with 1 pile of nuts. Repeat in the same glass.
  5. Repeat Step 4 in the second glass. Serve right away.

Notes

  • Sprinkle 2 teaspoons raisins between each layer.
  • In the mood for a parfait you can drink? Put all the ingredients in a blender with 3 ice cubes and 1/2 cup milk, juice, or water and blend until smooth.