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Vegan Fruit And Yogurt Parfait For Memorial Day Weekend

For those of us watching our dairy intake, we can instead enjoy a vegan fruit and yogurt parfait by skipping the yogurt and using a non-dairy, homemade vanilla bean cream. Mmmmm! It’s even more fun to have a vanilla bean fruit parfait served in a martini glass in the afternoon or for breakfast with a group of girlfriends.  Of course, your next martini can be a real one! This Memorial Day Weekend or July 4th, opt for this parfait as it’s a perfect red, white, and blue dessert that’s healthy, pretty, and tasty! Read on for our vanilla bean fruit and yogurt parfait recipe, it’s so easy to make!

vegan vanilla fruit parfait july 4Ingredients: vegan vanilla bean whip

  • 1 package extra firm silken tofu, drained
  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked overnight and drained
  • 1/2 cup 100% maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 vanilla bean

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How To Make A Vegan Fruit And Yogurt Parfait

1. Combine the tofu, cashews, maple syrup, lemon juice, and salt in a blender. Puree until smooth.

2. Slice the vanilla bean in half lengthwise with a sharp knife and scrape the inside filling into the blender. Blend the mixture until very smooth

3. Put the mixture in a bowl and refrigerate for several hours or until firm.

Assembly: make the fruit and yogurt parfaits by layering chopped strawberries, blueberries, granola and the vanilla bean whip.

Table Design: We styled the table with Mason jar water glasses and slices of lemon with tea scones.  See our recipe for gluten free tea scones.  To show a more casual way of serving this treat, we also assembled it in a Mason jar. See last image. For more ways to use a Mason jar see here.

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

vegan vanilla fruit parfait july 4

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

Healthy Vegan Dessert Recipe: Vanilla Bean Fruit Parfait In A Martini Glass

We also made vegan vanilla bean fruit parfaits in a Mason jar for a more casual occasion.

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Britt Hackmann is the co-founder of Nubry. Her background includes retail management, digital marketing strategy, fashion marketing, and marketing analytics. She loves snow skiing, tennis, traveling, partying in the big city and getting dirty in the countryside. Twitter @BrittHackmann Follow Gretchen and I on Instagram for previews of everything! @nubry

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