Breakfast Banana Split

Dec 24 2014

Can’t have dessert for breakfast? Think again with this healthy take on a classic favorite!

Recipe courtesy of foodhero.org

Serves 2 

Dietitian's Tip: 

Add 1-2 tablespoons of peanuts or nut butter to increase healthy fats and help you stay full longer.

Ingredients: 

• 1 small banana
• 1⁄2 cup oat, corn, or granola cereal
• 1⁄2 cup low fat vanilla or strawberry yogurt
• 1⁄2 teaspoon honey, optional (skip for children under the age of one)
• 1⁄2 cup canned pineapple tidbits or chunks 

Preparation: 

Peel and split banana lengthwise. Place half in two separate cereal bowls.
Sprinkle granola over banana, reserving some for topping.
Spoon yogurt on top and drizzle with honey.
Decorate with reserved granola and pineapple.
Serve immediately.
Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. 

Nutrition Information: 

Per Serving: 180 calories,3.5 g total fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 34 g carbohydrates, 5 g protein, 3 g fiber, 50 mg sodium, 237 mg potassium, 20 mg magnesium, 102 mg calcium