Banana Crunch Popsicle!

Have your kids join in on making this delicious treat for an afternoon snack!  This fun and nutritious treat is a  well-balanced snack as it provides 3 of the 4 food groups from Canada’s Food Guide – fruit, milk and alternative & meat and alternative! Ensuring all of your meals include a variety of foods from Canada’s Food Guide allows you  and your family to achieve the  daily recommended servings.

Banana Crunch Popsicle

Ingredients

  • Bananas, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, chopped (or any other nut you enjoy! Ensuring no allergies)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup low fat Greek vanilla yogurt

Directions

  • Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Mix pistachios (or any other nut) and coconut in shallow bowl.
  • Insert popsicle stick into each half of banana, roll in Greek yogurt then in pistachio/coconut mixture.
  • Place coated bananas on baking sheet. Freeze for two hours or until firm.

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Recipe & Image sourced from: www.produceforkids.com

Kristin Hedges is a Registered Dietitian with Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador.

 

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