Diabetes-Friendly Recipes

Banana Chocolate Parfaits

Servings: 4
Prep time:
Calories per serving: 138


  • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 1 0.8-ounce box sugar-free chocolate pudding mix
  • 2 medium bananas
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat frozen dairy whipped topping
  • unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 4 fresh raspberries (for garnish)


  1. Follow directions on pudding.  Fold in yogurt.
  2. Cut each banana into 6 pieces on the diagonal. Sprinkle with lemon juice.
  3. Place 2 banana quarters in each of 4 dessert parfait glasses or goblets. Top with 1/4 of the pudding mix. Top each with 1 tablespoon whipped topping.
  4. Using a fine sieve, sift a little cocoa powder on top of each serving. Sprinkle with walnuts and add a raspberry on top, if using.

Nutrition Information

Per serving:138 calories (18% calories from fat), 4 g protein, 3 g total fat (1.3 g saturated fat), 25 g carbohydrates, 2 g dietary fiber, 4 mg cholesterol, 336 mg sodium
Diabetic exchanges:1 1/2 carbohydrate (1/2 bread/starch, 1 fruit)


Very quick and easy recipe and very filling! Good for a busy day meal. Would probably work with butterscotch pudding and butterscotch chips for garnish.
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