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Fruit Parfait Bites

LOVE YOUR HEART!!  We are so excited to welcome February with a celebration of heart healthy food!  Each Wednesday in February, Super Healthy Kids, along with 3 other healthy eating bloggers are teaming up to bring you our favorite heart healthy recipes. In order for it to be an official event, we are of course having link-ups and giveaways!   The other bloggers are Cara (from Cara's Cravings), Nicole (from Prevention RD), and Lauren (from Healthy Food for Living).

To kick this event off, we are beginning with breakfast!  The must see- heart healthy recipes include:

Visit them all, but stop off at Cara's to enter to link up your heart healthy breakfast and enter the giveaway!! (Which includes Amy's smoothie book!)

Our heart healthy recipe with whole grains and berries are these delicious fruit and yogurt parfaits!  Although, I think parfaits are amazing, sometimes they are a bit too much food for my 3 and 1 year old.  These little parfait bites are the perfect size for a little tummy.  They also have a variety of textures - crunchy shell and granola, smooth yogurt, soft fruit.  It is great to expose your children to a variety of flavors and textures to help expand their palate.

These were really easy to make.  I whipped up a batch in less than 15 minutes!

Crunch Parfait Bites Wonton

I used Wonton Wrappers. I just pressed them into a mini muffin tin and baked at 375 for about 8 minutes until they started to turn golden.





Then I filled each cup with:

  • Yogurt - I used Strawberry-Honey flavored Greek yogurt
  • Granola - Just a small sprinkling
  • Fruit - I diced kiwi, blueberries, and strawberries

IMG_8570 My kids liked breaking off the edges and dipping it in the yogurt.  If you have extra, you can put them in a tupperware, and store in the fridge for the next morning.  The shell softens up and it is almost like eating a pastry!

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02/01/2012 5:08am
[...] Amy & Natalie’s Granola Berry Parfait [...]
02/01/2012 5:09am
[...] Cara of Cara’s Cravings whipped up a Strawberry Date Avocado Smoothie Lauren of Healthy Food for Living baked a Winter Blueberry Almond Baked Oatmeal Amy (and Natalie) of Super Healthy Kids made a colorful Granola Berry Parfait [...]
02/01/2012 5:32am
These little parfait bites are adorable... and - I imagine - delicious!
02/01/2012 8:03am
These are sooo pretty!! What are Wonton wrappers made with? They just started selling Coconut yogurt at my local store, so I might actually be able to make this :)
02/01/2012 9:24am
Oh, these look so good. I can't wait to try.
Matt K
02/01/2012 11:36am
they look super-delicious!
02/01/2012 12:21pm
These are ridiculously adorable. Adding onto my list for future party menus... :) Great post!
02/01/2012 3:34pm
These are SO cute! What a fun idea, I know my kids will love them :)
02/06/2012 4:06pm
What a cute idea for a heart healthy snack. Pinned to my February Heart Health Month Pinterest board!
02/08/2012 3:01am
[...] coming to lunch! Love Your Heart February is in full swing! Last week we invited you over for a heart healthy breakfast. Today we're serving lunch. Next Wednesday is heart healthy snacks. Followed by the last [...]
02/08/2012 9:25am
I absolutely love this site and all of the recipes and healthy tips for kids. I often incorporate the snack and lunch ideas into my Preschool menu plans. This month, we are learning about keeping our hearts healthy, and having fun doing it. I definitely linked back to this page on a recent blog so parents have a place to go for heart healthy recipes! Thanks!!
02/15/2012 3:01am
[...] Nicole to bring you our favorite heart healthy recipes, with giveaways each week!  First we shared breakfast, then lunch, and today we are sharing [...]
02/22/2012 3:01am
[...] our fourth week in the Heart Healthy Recipe series we are calling Love your Heart! We've had breakfast, lunch, snack, and now dinner! Each week there is a giveaway hosted on one of our sites. This week, [...]
05/31/2012 4:25pm
yum, I can't wait to try these. do you know if whole grain wanton wrappers are available- probably asking for too much!

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