Strawberry & Nectarine Parfait

magnesium rich foods strawberriesStrawberries are on the list of magnesium rich foods.  This Strawberry and Nectarine parfait is the perfect summer treat.




  • 3/4 cup sweet white wine (Sauternes or Sweet Riesling)
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 ripe but firm nectarines (sliced thin)
  • 2 cups quartered strawberries
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt


  1. Combine wine and honey in a small saucepan.  Bring to a boil over medium heat.  Simmer until reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  2. Combine the nectarines and strawberries in a medium bowl.  Toss with 1/4 cup of the wine and honey syrup.  Refrigerate the remaining syrup to cool (15 minutes)
  3. Beat Cream in a medium bowl until stiff peaks form.
  4. Fold or beat in yogurt and the remaining chilled wine syrup just until combined.
  5. Spoon 1/4 cup of the yogurt & cream mix into each of 4 dessert glasses or cups.  Top with 1/2 cup of the fruit mixture and repeat with a second layer.

Magnesium Boost Tip:  Top parfait with nuts such as slivered almonds, pecans or chopped cashews.