Bariatric Recipes of the Week:
Banana Pops

These banana pops are a fun, healthy treat and a great way to control your portion of granola cereal!

Banana Crunch Pops

Ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup fat-free yogurt (any flavor)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup lowfat granola
  • 4 flat wooden craft sticks
  • 2 medium bananas, halved crosswise

Directions:

  1. Line a large baking sheet with waxed paper; set aside.
  2. Place yogurt in a small shallow dish; stir in cinnamon. Place granola in another small shallow dish.
  3. Cut bananas in half.
  4. Insert a wooden stick into each banana piece.
  5. Roll banana pieces in yogurt mixture, completely covering each piece of banana.
  6. Roll in granola to coat.
  7. Place on prepared baking sheet.
  8. Freeze about 2 hours or until firm.
  9. Before serving, let stand at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes.

Can you say YUM!!

Tip: After freezing for 2 hours, wrap each banana piece in freezer wrap. Store in the freezer for up to 1 week

Makes 4 servings. Per serving:
160 calories, 34 grams carbohydrate, 5 grams protein, 1 gram fat

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Recipe adapted from Heart Health Living