This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed are my own.
Last-minute homework. Packing lunches. Cleaning the kitchen. Rushing out the door. Nursing the baby. Changing diapers. Feeding the pets. Mamas, I totally understand how overwhelming it is to be you. You wear many hats and being a morning chef isn't always one of them! I'm here to tell you that you can't do it all and that's totally okay. You can fake it though.
This Florida Strawberry Parfait is the ultimate effortless recipe that looks like you spent a lot of time on it. Isn't that fun? Sometimes, you have to take shortcuts to get things done! The best part is that the recipe includes the in-season fruit, Fresh From Florida Strawberries! So, not only will breakfast be quick and easy – but FRESH! Doesn't everyone dream of fresh fruit in the morning? I know that I do.
Fresh From Florida strawberries are currently in-season so why not take advantage of the freshest fruit available by adding them to as many meals as possible? There's a full list of free recipes on the Fresh From Florida site!
Head to a grocer near you and look for the Fresh From Florida label to find the freshest and juiciest strawberries for your parfait recipe! I found mine at Walmart.
Quick & Easy Strawberry Parfait Recipe
This Strawberry Parfait recipe is perfect for breakfast or dessert. I personally prefer parfaits in the morning because it starts my day off just right! Don't you just love living in Florida where you can find the freshest produce year-round? Ahh, I am grateful.
2 cups fresh Florida strawberries, rinsed, hulled and sliced
2 tablespoons Florida sugar
8 ounces low-fat cream cheese, whipped
1/2 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt
4 graham crackers, crushed
1 lemon, juiced
4 sprigs fresh mint for garnish, if desired
In a medium-sized mixing bowl combine whipped cream cheese, sugar, and lemon juice. Fold the yogurt into the cream cheese mixture. In four wide-mouth glasses evenly layer cream cheese mixture, strawberries, and crushed graham crackers. Garnish with sprigs of fresh mint, serve chilled.
It's even easier than it sounds! You can make the whole family a parfait in under 20 minutes or cover and refrigerate for the rest of the week. Anytime you see a Fresh From Florida label, you know you're getting the best of the best. With food, produce, and seafood, you'll get only the best!
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