Greek Yogurt Berry Parfait

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1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup sliced strawberries
1/2 banana
2 tbsp nonfat granola
Natural sweetener, such as stevia

Mix natural sweetener with non-fat plain Greek yogurt until desired sweetness is reached.

In a glass, alternately layer strawberries, Greek yogurt and bananas.

Sprinkle granola on top, chill and serve.