Applesauce Greek Yogurt Parfaits

Homemade applesauce flavored with cinnamon and maple syrup, layered with greek yogurt and granola. A delicious seasonal & healthy breakfast, snack or dessert.

applesauce greek yogurt parfait

Clearly my love for Greek Yogurt and fruit runs deep, given that I’ve posted a few recipes with these ingredients ? (here and here) So what makes this recipe different from the others? Firstly, this one isn’t frozen and secondly, it has homemade applesauce in it! Say WHAT!! Okay, so at my house we get a little excited over it, but I’m telling you, you will never buy that watery sugary store brand applesauce ever again.

No, seriously…you won’t. 

All you need are apples (duh), maple syrup, cinnamon, a little lemon juice and water. You boil all that goodness, mash it up and you have some bomb-diggity applesauce. Now layer that in a bowl or mason jar if you’re a hipster like me, with greek yogurt and granola. Breakfast, dessert or a snack, you need these applesauce greek yogurt parfaits in your life.

applesauce greek yogurt parfait

You can definitely eat this applesauce on its own, mixed in a bowl of oats OR if you’re like my Mr…in mashed potatoes. It’s a thing that I never knew was a thing, until I met him. Maybe it’s just his thing, but he loves it and someone out there might too. Give it a try if you know what’s good for ya! His words, not mine. 

applesauce greek yogurt parfait

Applesauce Greek Yogurt Parfaits
Serves 4
Homemade applesauce layered with greek yogurt and granola, makes for a deliciously seasonal breakfast, snack or dessert!
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
45 min
For the Applesauce
  1. 6 large apples, cored, peeled and diced (I used Lobo apples)
  2. Juice of 1/2 lemon
  3. 1 tbsp maple syrup, or more to taste
  4. 3/4 tsp cinnamon, or more to taste
  5. 1/2 cup water
For the Parfaits
  1. 4 cups plain greek yogurt, or vanilla
  2. 1/2 cup granola, or other nuts of choice
  1. For the applesauce, combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the lid and simmer for an additional 10 minutes or so, until the apples are tender and can be easily mashed. Add a little more water if needed. Mash the apples until desired texture, or puree in a blender or food processor for a smoother sauce. Feel free to add more syrup or cinnamon to taste. Chill.
  2. Layer yogurt, applesauce, and granola in a bowl or mason jar.
  1. For the applesauce, I used Lobo apples, but you can use any kind. The firmer the apples, the more time it will need to simmer on the stove.
  2. Applesauce stored in a mason jar will last about 7 days in the fridge.
Kristeena Michelle

I’m sure many of you have been or are planning on going apple picking. You’re loaded with apples and need more than just apple pie recipes to use them in. Well, I have such an awesome treat for you!  I teamed up with 7 of my fellow #MomTribeFoodies, to share a grand total of 8 different apple recipes. Now you’ll have all the delicious recipes you’ll need to use up those apples ?

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Bon App├ętit!


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applesauce-and-greek-yogurt-parfaits-Homemade applesauce sweetened with maple syrup and a dash of cinnamon, layered with greek yogurt and granola. This makes for a perfect seasonal breakfast, snack or dessert 

8 Easy Apple Recipes #MomTribeFoodies- Apple picking season is in full effect and we are sharing 8 easy apple recipes you need to try!