Travis London's Healthy Chic Eat of the Week: Sweetly in Spring Mango Almond Parfait
Travis London is all about eating and living well — the healthy and chic way — and every week, he shares tips and recipes right here on OKmagazine.com.
This week, Travis shares his delicious recipe for a Spring Mango Almond Parfait!
“Spring brings not only the flowers and trees back to life, but also the abundance of mangoes.
Mangoes are not only high in fiber, but are virtually fat free — so go ahead and indulge with my Spring Mango Almond Parfait. Experience a taste of the tropics without ever leaving your kitchen,” Travis tells OK!.
SWEETLY IN SPRING MANGO ALMOND PARFAIT
3 mangoes, peeled, halved, pitted, diced
1 12-ounce container of fresh yogurt
1 cup sliced almonds
1 cup crushed graham crackers crumbs
In a parfait glass, layer a tablespoon of yogurt, followed by diced mango, layer a spoonful of crumbs and then another tablespoon of yogurt topped with a teaspoon of sliced almonds. Continue alternating layers of mango, crumbs and almonds with the yogurt. Do this in four separate parfait glasses.
Chic Tip: For a chicer presentation when serving, serve topped with a mint sprig and a cherry.
Healthy Fact: Mangoes have been shown to offer some protection against infections.
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