Almond-Yogurt Parfait with Cinnamon-Apple Compote

A sweet and satisfying way to get your fill.

This recipe is based on Equinox Nutrition Pillar Twelve — Learn to Listen to Your Body’s Hunger and Satiety Cues — and was created by the culinary minds at the Tasting Table Test Kitchen.

Almond-Yogurt Parfait with Cinnamon-Apple Compote
Serves 2

Apple Compote Ingredients:
2 apples, granny smith or other tart variety, peeled and cubed
1 ½ c. water
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 tsp. honey

Parfait Ingredients:
1 ½ c. plain, nonfat Greek yogurt
2 tbsp. crunchy almond butter
2 packets Stevia (1 ½ teaspoons); if using Stevia extract reduce amount to ¼ teaspoon
2 tbsp. chia seeds
2 tbsp.slivered almonds, toasted
Honey for drizzling

Directions:

1. In a small pot, combine the apples, water, cinnamon and honey. Cook uncovered over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until it comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for another 20 minutes until the compote forms.

2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine yogurt, almond butter and Stevia and mix until well combined.

3. In two mason jars or parfait glasses, layer the compote, yogurt mixture and lastly the chia seeds. Repeat once. Top with a sprinkle of toasted slivered almonds and a drizzle of honey. Serve.




Photography by Todd Coleman