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Tropical Granola Parfait

Tropical Granola Parfait


  • 1 (6-ounce) container low-fat or fat-free flavored yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sliced fruit
  • 1/3 cup Tropical Granola (recipe below)

  • Tropical Granola:
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup sliced almonds 
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 2 teaspoons wheat germ (optional)



Layer yogurt, fruit and granola in a juice glass. Try a combination of:

  • Pineapple yogurt with sliced mango or kiwi, or
  • Lemon or peach yogurt with berries, or
  • Vanilla yogurt with sliced bananas

Tropical Granola:
Preheat oven to 300°F. Combine oil, brown sugar and vanilla in a medium bowl, mixing until smooth. Stir in oats. Transfer mixture to a baking dish and bake 15 minutes.  Stir in almonds, coconut and wheat germ if desired, and bake 15 to 20 minutes more, until almonds and coconut are golden and fragrant.  Cool and serve, or store airtight up to 1 week.

Nutritional Analysis

Per serving for 1 servings:

Calories 316
Fat 13g
Saturated 2.4g
Monounsaturated 6.7g
Polyunsaturated 3.2g
Carb 36g
Protein 15g
Cholesterol 3mg
Fiber 5g
Calcium 388mg
Magnesium 121mg
Sodium 134mg
Potassium 317mg
Vitamin E 3.8mg*

* Total Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents

Courtesy of the Almond Board of California