PERFORMANCE RATING: 4/4
This is a treat made with real food containing important nutrients such as protein and complex carbohydrates. It is so easy to throw together and will impress your friends and family with how it looks and tastes. In fact, when you use plain yogurt, this becomes a healthier breakfast!
For a snack or dessert, a 4/4 rating is good. If you add the nut or seed option, you not only increase your number of food groups, you also add protein to help balance the natural sugars of this recipe.Your kids could… and should… make this themselves. Save a little for their next day’s lunch box. Enjoy this fruity recipe!
Medium and small bowls, measuring cups/spoons and a whisk
6, depending on ages
4 tsp. lemon juiceIf using whole lemons, squeeze juice into medium bowl.
2 bananasCut 8 slices and add to lemon juice in bowl, coat, remove from bowl and set aside for garnish. Mash rest of bananas with remaining lemon juice in medium bowl.
1 cup low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt (organic if possible)
1 1/2 cups Fruit Medley Cereal, Barbara's Bakery Puffin PuffsPut yogurt and cereal into bowl with mashed bananas. Stir together. Place each portion in small bowl. Garnish with lemon coated banana slices. Serve chilled.
Add slivered almonds or sunflower seeds.