Jul 13, 2017 10:00 AM

Author: Cancer Learning Center

Evidence from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) shows that eating a diet full of plant foods such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and beans may help lower risk for many cancers.

July is National Blueberries Month! Celebrate with this delicious granola energy parfait full of blueberries and other berries. Blueberries are among the fruits highest in antioxidant power, largely due to their many phytochemicals. Read more about how blueberries may help lower your cancer risk.


Granola Energy Parfait
Serves 4

Total time: 10 minutes

  • 2 cups thick plain yogurt, divided
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 8 strawberries, stemmed, hulled and cut into quarters
  • 1 (6-ounce) container blueberries
  • 1 (6-ounce) container berries, such as blackberries or raspberries
  • 1 cup homemade granola, such as Harmons brand

Place 1/4 cup yogurt in a small cup or crock. Repeat with remaining 3 cups or crocks. Drizzle 1 teaspoon honey in each cup.

Divide the strawberries, blueberries, and other berries among the four cups.

Place 1/4 cup yogurt atop berries in one cup and sprinkle with 1/4 cup granola. Repeat with remaining cups and serve.

Recipe courtesy Harmons Grocery. Learn about the Cancer-Fighting Foods Shopping List created by HCI and Harmons. 

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