Energizing Snack: Sweet Potato-Yogurt Parfait Recipe

High in complex carbs and thirst-quenching water, this parfait also provides cinnamon to balance blood sugar and energy levels.
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High in complex carbs and thirst-quenching water, this parfait also provides cinnamon to balance blood sugar and energy levels.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup (1 small) baked sweet potato, cooled and peeled
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 3/4 tsp pure maple syrup
  • 2 tsp chopped walnuts

Preparation

In a bowl, mash together sweet-potato flesh, cinnamon, and ginger with a fork until thoroughly combined.

In a separate bowl, whisk yogurt with maple syrup.

Spoon half of sweet-potato mixture into a parfait glass. Top with half of yogurt mixture. Repeat with remaining sweet potato and yogurt. Top with walnuts. Enjoy immediately or refrigerate for up to 2 days.

See alsoRecipe: Energy-Boosting Sweet Potato Cakes

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 198
  • Carbohydrate Content: 30 g
  • Fat Content: 3 g
  • Fiber Content: 4 g
  • Protein Content: 13 g