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Banana Yogurt Popsicles

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Note: This simple and healthy snack is designed especially for kids to make on their own.

Ingredients:

  • 2 "ready to eat" bananas (not too green and not too brown)
  • 1 6-8 oz. container low-fat vanilla yogurt

Utensils:

  • 4 popsicle sticks
  • 1 sheet of wax paper
  • 1 plate
  • blunt knife

Directions:

  1. Place wax paper on plate.
  2. Peel both bananas and cut in half.
  3. Put one popsicle stick in the flat end of each banana half so they look like banana popsicles.
  4. Open container of vanilla yogurt and stir to mix well.
  5. Dip each banana into yogurt and turn back and forth a couple of times.
  6. Remove and place on wax paper on plate.
  7. Once all four banana-pops are dipped, place plate with bananas in freezer.
  8. Let freeze for 2 or more hours.

Makes: 4
Serving size: 1 banana pop

Nutrition analysis (per serving):

75 calories
1 g protein
0 g fat
16 g carbohydrates
1 g fiber
0 mg cholesterol
10 mg sodium
50 mg calcium
.3 mg iron

Reviewed by: Jessica Donze Black, RD, CDE, MPH, and Steven Dowshen, MD

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