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Organic roasted cherry parfaits

Amy is the writer behind the food blog, The Blond Cook. She and her boxer dog Chance live on the coast of North Carolina in Morehead City. Amy works in the medical field by day, and is an avid food lover and photographer by night. Amy’s ...

A healthy dessert alternative!

Desserts don't have to be fattening and unhealthy! Unleash the flavor of fresh roasted cherries paired with yogurt, honey and nuts for the ultimate healthy dessert.

A healthy dessert alternative!

This parfait is full of vitamins, calcium and protein.

A healthy dessert alternative!

Serve in Mason jars for a cute presentation!

A healthy dessert alternative!

Marinating the cherries in balsamic vinegar before roasting gives them a distinctive flavor. Be warned: They're very addictive!

Organic roasted cherry parfaits

Adapted from She Wears Many Hats

Yields 3 (6-ounce) Mason jar parfaits


  • 1 pound fresh organic cherries, pitted and halved
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup toasted nuts
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey


  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Marinate the cherries in balsamic vinegar while the oven is preheating.
  3. Spread the cherries on a baking sheet and bake them for 20 minutes.
  4. Mix the yogurt and honey together, stirring with a spoon.
  5. Evenly layer all ingredients.

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