Thursday, April 25, 2013

Neapolitan Yogurt Banana Pops


"Banana pops" are taking Pinterest and food blogs by a storm.  In fact this is not our first banana pop recipe - we first went down this road with "Banana Bites Peanut Butter Chocolate", a delicious recipe with banana pieces, chocolate, pretzels and peanut butter.


Typically banana pops are dipped in yogurt or chocolate and frozen for a healthier cold treat.  Most recipes use a chocolate or vanilla flavor and some roll or dip the pops in sprinkles, granola, and many other various toppings.


The appeal of "banana pops" to health conscious snackers is a sweet treat with lower calories and additional vitamins and minerals.   Bananas are an excellent source of potassium and fiber.  The pops are a healthier alternative to traditional ice cream pops. Most pops can be enjoyed for as little as 100 to 150 calories which is the ideal calorie range for a snack or sweat treat.


We wanted to create a "banana pop" never seen before!  Alas the "Neapolitan Yogurt Banana Pop" was born!  A lower calorie treat that allows you to enjoy a multitude of flavors - chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry.  You might forget how healthy this treat really is!  Perfect for your next child's birthday party or simply for an evening or afternoon snack.

Enjoy!
Your family's dietitian,Kristen Smith


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