Recipe: Super Simple Berry Parfaits

I love creating super simple foods to enjoy at home. For me food and eating is all about community, great ingredients, awesome flavours and sharing, whether it’s a quick, tasty supper, a fun dessert, or a decadent brunch. 

These berry parfaits are beyond easy (I don’t use the title ‘Super Simple’ lightly!) and make a yummy breakfast or a light, sweet pudding. Perfect for enjoying those gorgeous summer berries! I like to serve them in tumblers or wine glasses so you can see the colours.




Plain natural yogurt

Granola (I either use shop-bought – both Sainburys and Waitrose do delicious granolas, or make my own using this BBC Good Food recipe)


1. Wash your berries – the amount will depend on the size of your glasses or bowls and how many people you’re serving. Make sure your blueberries are stem free, and slice your strawberries into quarters. This is literally the most difficult part.

2. You’re ready to assemble! Add a dozen blueberries and three strawberries (they are already quartered, so this will be 12 pieces). Top with two tablespoons of plain yogurt, then a tablespoon or two of granola.

3. Repeat step two.

4. Serve, and enjoy a light, pretty treat that is oh-so-simple to create.

Do you have a super simple go-to?

I’m linking up with the Home Etc linky again today – I tend to do so for interiors and decor, but sometimes people link foods, so I thought I would this time around. Visit the linky for a wealth of great home posts!

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  1. Elizabeth S
    13th July 2016 / 7:10 am

    Mmmm loving ths sound of these! A great breakfast idea too! πŸ˜€

    • Claire
      13th July 2016 / 5:56 pm

      I love breakfast so much, it's so fun to make it an occasion!

  2. Jacqueline Bellefontaine
    13th July 2016 / 7:53 am

    Nice simple combination which I am sure will be delicious. I'm thinking breakfast as well πŸ™‚

    • Claire
      13th July 2016 / 5:57 pm

      I hope you enjoy – so tasty and refreshing!

  3. beautyqueenuk
    13th July 2016 / 8:33 am

    Now this looks delightful and it looks so easy to make x

    • Claire
      13th July 2016 / 5:57 pm

      Super easy – it's so quick and simple for such a pretty dish!

  4. LaaLaa Monroe
    13th July 2016 / 8:41 am

    Oh tasty snack for breakfast or anytime of day. Pretty and simple x

    • Claire
      13th July 2016 / 5:57 pm

      Thank you – it's great for a mid-afternoon snack if you need a boost.

  5. Molly and the Princess
    13th July 2016 / 8:49 am

    Scrummy! I do have similar for breakfast, but yours look much nicer layered in a glass rather than hastily bunged in a bowl like mine – you have inspired me to take more effort with presentation! #HomeEtc

    • Claire
      13th July 2016 / 5:58 pm

      Oh yay! I often do the hastily bunged version too, but it's so nice when time allows for a pretty visual πŸ™‚

  6. Stella Olojola
    13th July 2016 / 10:03 am

    This looks delicious. I will be trying my hands on this.

    • Claire
      13th July 2016 / 5:59 pm

      Fantastic! Let me know how you get on!

  7. Joanna Victoria -x
    13th July 2016 / 10:43 am

    This looks delcious and so simple too.

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:50 am

      It's a lovely, simple treat – we have it quite often now.

  8. Ordinality
    13th July 2016 / 12:08 pm

    I love a parfait; so easy to make yet so full of flavour!

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:50 am

      Especially with the gorgeous berries we are having now – so sweet and juicy!

  9. Samantha Rickelton
    13th July 2016 / 12:58 pm

    I actually make this for my breakfast quite often (in a mason jar) and love it x

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:51 am

      Love a good mason jar creation, very Pinterest friendly.

  10. Stressed Mum
    13th July 2016 / 1:34 pm

    This looks and sounds delicious, definitely something we would love x

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:51 am

      Let me know if you try it – we love it!

  11. Casa Costello
    13th July 2016 / 1:35 pm

    Granola and berry fruits are the most brilliant combination – You have presented these so beautifully too!

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:51 am

      Thank you so much. I love creating dishes that are tasty & pretty.

  12. Helerina
    13th July 2016 / 2:43 pm

    These look delicious! I've been looking for a granola recipe so I'll go check the BBC one out now, thank you.

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:52 am

      You're so welcome, it's a great little make and easy to tweak to your own preferences too!

  13. The Crumby Mummy
    13th July 2016 / 2:48 pm

    This looks delicious! I want to eat it for breakfast and dessert! x

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:52 am

      That makes two of us, such a yummy dish!

  14. Author TP Keane
    13th July 2016 / 3:44 pm

    yum, this looks so good and so healthy for you too. Great idea.

    • Claire
      15th July 2016 / 8:52 am

      Thanks so much – love creating healthy, yummy options!

  15. Lins Drabwell
    13th July 2016 / 4:26 pm

    Yummy and you're right this does look straightforward!! Beautiful piccie of your finished pots X #HomeEtc

    • Claire
      21st July 2016 / 8:25 am

      Thank you, Lins – I love how bright the fresh berries are!

  16. Laura Ferry
    13th July 2016 / 10:15 pm

    These look sooo tasty and I love how easy and quick to make they sound! xxxx

    • Claire
      21st July 2016 / 8:25 am

      Five minutes, tops – perfect for busy summer days.

  17. Stephanie Robinson
    15th July 2016 / 11:57 am

    They look tasty and simple to do – and almost, dare I say it healthy πŸ™‚ homeetc

    • Claire
      21st July 2016 / 8:26 am

      Always good when those things combine, right? Really lovely little treats.

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