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Banana Crunch Popsicles

A crunchy, frozen treat that kids will love to eat! These banana popsicles are a perfect make-ahead recipe idea for an after school snack and are a healthy treat for summer.

Nutrition Tip: Bananas are an excellent source of potassium and magnesium, nutrients that have been shown to lower blood pressure and risk of heart disease.

Banana Crunch Popsicles

Banana Crunch Popsicles

A crunchy, frozen treat that kids will love to eat! These banana popsicles are a perfect make-ahead recipe idea for an after school snack and are a healthy treat for summer.

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Passive Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 bananas, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup pistachios, shelled, chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1/2 cup lowfat vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 4 popsicle sticks

Instructions

  1. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Mix pistachios and coconut in shallow bowl.
  3. Insert popsicle stick into each half of banana, roll in Greek yogurt then in pistachio/coconut mixture.
  4. Place coated bananas on baking sheet. Freeze for two hours or until firm.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 319Total Fat: 21gSodium: 63mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 7gProtein: 6g

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Trish James

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Trish James

Trish is a grocery industry veteran of 15 years, specifically in the produce industry for nine, working alongside health-conscious brands. Trish is the mom of two very active boys and passionate about helping others, especially in her community, which is why she appreciates the work we do at Produce for Kids. She can be found volunteering weekly at her local food bank. Trish loves providing useful, relevant, and realistic resources to Produce for Kids followers – no parent-shaming, just inspiring new habits and celebrating wins. Find her regular contributions on the Produce for Kids Blog.

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