Frozen yogurt, coconut, and banana make healthier pops
Nothing puts a smile on your child’s face like an icy cold snack after a long day at the playground. Swap out the sugary snack for these homemade frozen yogurt and coconut banana pops.
“They’re so easy and so tasty, your kids won’t even realize they’re eating a healthy snack,” said Frank Spadafina, Food Product Development Manager, of Walmart Canada, where all of the following ingredients can be found:
Frozen Yogurt & Coconut Banana Pops
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes plus 3 hours freezing time
Makes: 15 to 20 pops
⅔ cup (160 ml) Great Value Unsweetened Desiccated Coconut, divided
1 ¼ cups (310 ml) Our Finest 0% Vanilla Greek Yogurt
15 to 18 lollipop sticks
Line a freezer-safe tray with parchment paper. Sprinkle 1/3 cup (60 ml) of coconut onto tray. Slice bananas into 3 centimeters(1-inch) pieces. Using a spoon, dip each banana piece, one at a time, into Greek yogurt, coating well.
Place yogurt-coated banana pieces on tray with coconut. Sprinkle remaining coconut on top.
Insert a lollipop stick into each banana. Freeze for 3 hours or overnight. Keep extra banana pops frozen in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
You can pick up everything you need to make these yummy snacks at your local Walmart. More back-to-school snack recipes can be found at www.walmart.ca/recipes. Originally appeared in Walmart Live Better magazine. For more family food ideas, visit WalmartLiveBetter.ca/recipes.