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Greek Yogurt Parfait with Fresh Figs

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parfaitThis recipe was developed back in 2012 to celebrate the first year of Erin Gleeson’s website, The Forest Feast. She’s come a long way since then, with multiple cookbooks and many, many more recipes. We love coming back to this simple, celebratory one which doubles as such a beautiful tribute to the Jewish holiday Tu Bishvat.

Tu Bishvat is a harvest celebration that’s lovingly called the “birthday of the trees” and emphasizes the importance of growing trees and harvesting fruits and nuts that grow from trees and from the ground. It’s also a reminder that spring is around the corner. On Tu Bishvat, it’s customary to have a seder, which includes… you guessed it: lots of fruits and nuts! You can learn more about the seder and how to celebrate Tu Bishvat with this cheat sheet. And follow these easy steps to make yourself a Tu Bishvat-themed fig parfait.

Ingredients for desired number of fig parfaits

  • Greek yogurt
  • Halved figs
  • Pecans
  • Dried cherries
  • Honey

Directions

In a glass, simply layer the ingredients, starting with the yogurt, to your desired ratio. Happy Tu Bishvat!

This recipe was reprinted with permission from The Forest Feast

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