Yoghurt Fruit Parfait Recipe with Grapefruit Essential Oil

This yoghurt parfait with Young Living grapefruit essential oil was created by Chef Kate. It's a light, easy recipe that is ideal for breakfast, a healthy snack or as a beautiful light dessert for entertaining. You can use some of your favourite seasonal fresh fruit, frozen berries or even tinned fruit.

Note: Chef Kate likes using some grapefruit, orange and tangerine pieces as she thinks they go well with the grapefruit oil. I also like to add a few berries for colour and flavour.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4


2 cups plain yoghurt or Greek yoghurt

¼ cup honey or maple syrup (to taste)

2 drops Young Living grapefruit essential oil (to taste)

Pink grapefruit, cut in pieces

1 – 2 oranges, cut in pieces

2 tangerines, cut in pieces or slices

Fresh berries (for serving, optional)

Fresh mint leaves (optional, for serving)


In a medium bowl gently mix the yoghurt, honey and grapefruit essential oil until well combined. Check for sweetness and add a little more if desired.

Place a little of the yoghurt mixture in the bottom of each serving container - for a great presentation, use an attractive glass or mason jar. Add a small layer of mixed fruit and a few berries and then yoghurt again.

Repeat the layers until all the ingredients have been used, finishing with a fruit layer and a few fresh berries and a mint leaf. Serve immediately or chill until ready to serve. You can prepare them the night before, so they are ready to serve for a quick and healthy breakfast.

Chef Kate tip: You’ll need enough fruit to make 3 – 4 layers depending on the size of the glass or containers you are using. You can also add some Einkorn Flakes or Einkorn Granola and/or nuts and seeds if you like. Shredded coconut or Dried Wolf Berries is also nice sprinkled on top.

Where to Buy Food Grade Essential Oils in Australia?

Looking for edible grapefruit essential oil in Australia. Buy food grade grapefruit essential oil here.

Which Essential Oils can be used with Food?

See a full list of 35 food grade essential oils in Australia here.

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