October 19, 2015 – A favorite among kids and adults alike, frozen yogurt makes for a classically great dessert. For those who wish to enjoy this treat any time of day – you’re in luck! We partnered with Food & Culinary Professionals for an A+ Eats recipe contest and one of our runners-up shared a better-for-you take on this frozen dish that makes for the perfect breakfast or snack.
Banana Fro-Yo Crunch
Serves 4 (1/2 cup portions)
-2 minutes prep time for cutting bananas into slices
-1 minute cooking time for adding all ingredients to a food processor
Equipment and Utensils
¼. ½ cup and 1 cup measuring cups
6 frozen bananas (peel and freeze overripe bananas)
4 tbsp. SimplyNature Almond Butter or Organic Creamy Peanut Butter
2 tsp. Stonemill Essentials Pure Vanilla Extract (optional)
1 cup of liveGfree Gluten Free Very Berry Crunch Granola
Cut frozen bananas into 1-inch slices. Place half of the banana slices in a food processor or high speed blender and mix until creamy, about 20-30 seconds. Note: bananas should turn into a frozen yogurt consistency. Add in 2 tablespoons of nut butter and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and blend to mix. Divide into two small bowls and top each with a ¼ cup of granola. Repeat this step with the rest of the banana slices and top equally with remaining granola.
Make healthy eating a family affair! Get your family involved, take them shopping with you, have them prep some of the ingredients, introduce them to new flavors and most of all, have fun! Show your kids how to make their favorite foods both healthy and delicious! This will set them up for developing healthy habits as they grow older.