Side view of yogurt, mango, quinoa parfait in 2 tall glasses, 2 spoons and 2 yellow dishes with spoons in background on top of dark tray.

Breakfast Yogurt Parfait (Quinoa, Mango & Ginger)

This breakfast yogurt parfait with quinoa is a healthy and delicious way to kick start your day. Made with sweet mango, sharp ginger preserve and a dash of cinnamon, it is low in fat, big on protein and flavour!
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine International
Keyword parfait, yogurt
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 large portions
Author Monika Dabrowski


  • 10 tbsp plain yogurt, Greek yogurt, quark, Skyr, other thick yogurt
  • 8- 9 tbsp cooked quinoa
  • 1.5 cup ripe but firm mango, peeled, cubed
  • 2.5-3 tbsp ginger preserve/jam
  • 1/3 tsp cinnamon use more if you like


  • Combine the cubed mango with the ginger preserve and stir thoroughly.
  • Combine the cinnamon with either the yogurt or quinoa.  Stir thoroughly.
  • Use a tall glass/jar to make the parfait.  Use 2-3 tablespoons of the quinoa, top with the mango mixture, then 2-3 tablespoons of the yogurt.  Repeat the sequence. Enjoy!


The amounts given are suggestions only so adjust them to your preference.
You could add toasted seeds and/or crushed nuts to your layers or sprinkle on top.
You could replace the ginger preserve with lemon curd or marmalade. 
Serve immediately.