Vegan Tropical Fruit Parfait Recipe

Beautifully orchestrated tastes of Mexican cuisine and a health loving plant based diet have come together to create this guiltless dessert--a vegan parfait!

Last time Dora share a recipe on Vegalicious blog (Mexican Zucchini Corn Tacos)–it was a huge hit, so I asked Dora to do it again.  And she did!  She delivered this beautiful eye candy that begs to be enjoyed at least once a week–Tropical Fruit Parfait!

Enjoy it, and let Dora know if she should keep sharing her delicious, health promoting, veganized Mexican recipes with us. Leave her a comment under the post.


All the beautiful flavors of a summer vacation come together in this tropical fruit parfait. Sweet papaya, pineapple and orange chunks are layered with an almond banana yogurt, and topped with granola and coconut. It is a refreshing dessert or decadent breakfast.  Read More

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