Let me tell you the story of how this simple, quick and absolutely delightful recipe for mango coconut parfait was born.

My family and I recently went for a short vacation and spent most part of it sabotaging our healthy diet routine. On our way back we made high claims and promises to get back on right track as fast as we could.

We stuck to those promises for full two days with a diet loaded with lentils, vegetables and fruits and then came the weekend with an urge for indulging the sweet tooth and comfort food. Now what to do?

Thank God for mangoes! I racked my brain to create a weekend breakfast that would be light, refreshing and healthy but satisfied the sweet tooth and desire for indulgence too. And this is how this mango coconut parfait recipe was born!

Naturally sweet mango chunks, toasted coconut, creamy muesli, cool yogurt and a drizzle of honey are combined in this recipe to brighten up any Sunday morning and that too without any cooking!


3 big mangoes
2 cups thick yogurt
1 cup muesli or quick cooking oats
3-4 cup water
4 tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 cup coconut flakes

This Is What You Do:

Soak muesli or quick cooking oats in water, leave overnight or heat in microwave for a minute. Stir in one tablespoon honey.

Mix 3 tablespoons honey and vanilla essence in yogurt.

Peel and cut mangoes into small cubes.

Lightly toast coconut flakes on a skillet till they are golden. Do not burn them or they’ll taste very unpleasant.

To assemble, add 2-3 tablespoons full of muesli in the bottom of glasses. Then a some yogurt on top of it. Add a layer of mangoes and then coconut flakes. Again some yogurt, then top with mangoes and coconut flakes.

Chill in the fridge or freezer, enjoy cold for a light summer breakfast or anytime snack.

Serves 4

6 Replies to “Mango Coconut Parfait”

    1. Thank you so much Kushi, hope you’ll enjoy this light dessert/breakfast this mango season 🙂 xx

  1. Hello Maria,
    I am so glad that I have had the opportunity to meet you, thanks to my sweet and very dear sis-in-law Giulia! I think that your blog is very interesting and it’s chock full of wonderful recipes! I’m going to come around often and I am certain that I’ll learn a lot from you! My very best, Mary

    1. Thank you so much dear Mary ! I’m also thankful to Giulia that she has connected me to you. I loved your blog too, specially because the recipes are in English too with very clear instructions. It’s an immense pleasure to find like minded people across the globe. Looking forward to a lasting friendship with you 🙂

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