Paleo Passion Fruit Coconut Yogurt Parfait Recipe [AIP, Keto]
For those of us wanting to stay away from dairy on a Paleo diet, it can often mean giving up some easy breakfast favorites.
Yogurt is one of those dairy products that I often miss. I used to love eating Greek yogurt topped with fruits and nuts for a simple and delicious breakfast.
But luckily, coconut yogurt is a great dairy-free replacement.
Make your own Paleo coconut yogurt:
You can purchase coconut yogurt ready-made in many stores across North America and in Europe.
But if you’re feeling up to it, you can also make it yourself. Take a look at this recipe if you want to give it a try. Or if you have an Instant Pot, then you can make coconut yogurt in that too.
What are passion fruits?
For this coconut yogurt parfait recipe, I used passionfruit to add a ton of delicious flavor, fragrance, and bring color.
So let me tell you a bit about this amazing fruit.
Passion fruit is often also known as passionfruit, granadilla, or maracuya. They’re typically grown in tropical climates and are native to South America.
This delicious fruit is about the size of an egg but with a purple or dark red (or sometimes yellow) outer shell that can get quite brittle.
When you cut these fruits open, you’ll find a bright yellow gel-like pulp with crunchy seeds that are edible. And if you smell them, you’ll find an amazing tropical scent that reminds you of sandy white beaches.
How To Tell When Your Passion Fruit is Ripe?
In general, you can keep passion fruit at room temperature for quite a while. You’ll find that the outer shell starts to get shriveled and wrinkled after a while. That’s when they’re ripe and ready to eat. If you eat them earlier, they might be a bit sour.
Paleo Passion Fruit Coconut Yogurt Parfait Recipe – Step-by-step Instructions
Slice your ripe passion fruit in half.
Spoon or pour your coconut yogurt into a small glass.
Get your other toppings (like the blueberries and nuts and seeds ready).
Put everything together. Scoop out the passion fruit with a spoon. Place 1 half into each glass on top of the coconut yogurt.
Top with the berries and crunchy nuts and seeds. Enjoy for a luxurious Paleo brunch or breakfast. Maybe impress your family or your guests with this beautiful dairy-free Paleo coconut yogurt parfait recipe next weekend!
Other Paleo passion fruit recipes:
You can make a lot of other Paleo passion fruit recipes. They’re very versatile and can add a gourmet touch to your meals.
Here are 2 other Paleo passion fruit recipes for you to try:
1. Paleo Passion Fruit Side Salad Recipe
Adding passionfruit to your salad adds crunch, natural sweetness, and flavor to your salad. You’ll be sure to have guests asking what you did to make the typical boring side salad so exotic.
2. Paleo Strawberry Passionfruit Cooler Recipe
You can strain the passion fruit pulp to get the juice out. That juice can then be used to make delicious Paleo drinks like this strawberry passion fruit cooler.
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- 500 g coconut yogurt (if you buy it, make sure it doesn’t have added sugar)
- 1 ripe passion fruit
- 2 heaped Tablespoons of nuts and seeds (I used a mixture of sesame seeds, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and goji berries) [Omit for AIP]
- 10 blueberries
- Divide the yogurt in half and place each half into a small wide glass (400 ml).
- Cut open the passionfruit and spoon half onto the top of each yogurt parfait.
- Add 1 heaped tablespoon of the nuts and seeds on top.
- Add 5 blueberries to each glass.
- Enjoy with a spoon.
- Serving Size: 1 glass
- Calories: 290
- Fat: 20 g
- Carbohydrates: 12 g
- Fiber: 3 g
- Protein: 15 g