Warm Cherry & Greek Yogurt Parfait

Good morning!  Or rather it is when I have an awesome breakfast like this Warm Cherry & Greek Yogurt Parfait!  Sweet Bing Cherries sautéed in a little coconut oil with a touch of honey,  poured into a bowl of Greek yogurt then topped with toasted almonds for a bit of crunch.

Sounds good right?  I must be because I have eaten this for 9 days straight now!  It is that good.

Overhead pic of a bowl of cherry greek yogurt parfait

I like my food hot especially at breakfast.  A warm breakfast and a piping hot coffee are like fire in my soul to start my day.  Bacon and eggs with a side of toast and strawberry jam is my favourite breakfast but eating that often is not going to keep in my skinny jeans.

This warm breakfast is absolutely delicious and full of nothing but goodness.  Fruit, coconut oil, a touch of honey or if you prefer maple syrup.  Add chopped nuts or granola for some added crunch.

Or if you aren’t a cherry fan like my daughter who makes barfing sounds with even the mention of them good news!  You can make this recipe with any fruit pretty much.  I have done this with strawberries, blueberries and apples so far.  When making these with apples I like to add a touch of cinnamon.  Tastes like apple pie filling!

A bowl of greek yogurt topped with warm cherries

Greek yogurt is pretty main stream these days and has slowly been replaced regular yogurt on the shelves these days.  Skyr, Balkan Yogurt and yogurt made from goats, sheep, and coconuts are also making their way to the shelf.  But what is the real difference anyway?  What makes Greek Yogurt so special and the go to for most people these days?

What is the Difference Between Greek Yogurt and Regular Yogurt?

  • Greek yogurt has been strained 3 times removing a large amount of the water from it making it thicker and richer in flavour
  • Because there is less water Greek yogurt is more concentrated which means each bite contains more protein.  One cup of non-fat Greek yogurt contains 23 g of protein vs. regular yogurt which contains 14 g of protein.
  • Plain Greek yogurt is also lower in carbohydrates vs regular yogurt.  A cup of Greek yogurt typically contains 8 g vs. regular yogurt at 19 g of carbohydrates
  • The higher protein content of Greek yogurt helps you feel full for longer periods of time
  • Greek yogurt is also a great choice for smoothies or added to fruit bowls to add a kick of protein for a balanced filling snack
  • The thicker texture also makes Greek yogurt a great lower fat substitute for sour cream that can be used on potatoes, on tacos, nachos or to make mashed potatoes and give a rich flavour with no added fat.

A close up of a bowl of greek yogurt topped with cherries


Warm Bing cherries sauteed in coconut oil with a touch of honey then added on top of a bed of greek yogurt.  A delicious warm breakfast to start your day and keep you full!  This is also a great recipe for a mid-day healthy snack and can be easily modified to use your favourite fruit.

Don’t have fresh fruit on hand?  Don’t worry!  Works just as well with frozen fruit.

Overhead pic of a bowl of cherry greek yogurt parfait

Warm Cherry & Greek Yogurt Parfait

Warm Bing cherries sauteed in coconut oil with a touch of honey then added on top of a bed of greek yogurt. A delicious warm breakfast to start your day!
5 from 6 votes
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Course: Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine: 21 Day Fix, American
Keyword: Breakfast, Healthy Snacks
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 bowl
Calories: 309kcal


  • 1 cup non-fat greek yogurt
  • 1 cup Sweet Cherries pitted, fresh or frozen
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp slivered almonds


  • Over medium high heat melt coconut oil.  Add cherries and sautee for 2-3 minutes.  
  • When cherries are slightly softened add honey and sautee another 2-3 minutes t
  • In a small bowl add greek yogurt and when cherries are softened slightly add cherry mixture to top of greek yogurt.
  • Sprinkle with slivered almond, your favourite nuts or granola.


If you are following the 21 Day Fix Plan the container counts are:
1 red,  1 purple, 1 tsp, 1 blue  and free honey for the day


Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 22.3g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 12.5g | Saturated Fat: 4.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.8g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4.8g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 490mg | Fiber: 1.9g | Sugar: 18.7g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 320mg | Iron: 0.7mg
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  1. 5 stars
    This is SUCH a treat. I’ve always been a fan of mixing fruit with yogurt, but the warmth just takes it to a whole new level of awesome.

  2. 5 stars
    Such a delicious start to the day! I can see why you had this parfait for 9 days in a row. Looks so so good.

  3. 5 stars
    I had this for breakfast this morning and it was the PERFECT way to start my day! I’ll be making this often!

  4. 5 stars
    What a terrific recipe! I love the contrast of the sweet cherry topping with the tangy yogurt, and serving it warm is such a unique presentation. Another winner from The Delicious Spoon!

  5. 5 stars
    Enjoyed this for breakfast this morning and it does not disappoint! So easy and delicious and paired perfectly with my morning cup of coffee!

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