Strawberry/Banana Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients

1/2 cup yogurt (plain, vanilla or fruit-flavored)
1/2 medium banana
1/2 cup strawberries
1/4 cup granola or dry crunchy cereal
 

Instructions

1. Peel and slice bananas.
2. Rinse and slice strawberries.
3. Place sliced bananas in 10 oz. cup.
4. Add 3 spoonfuls of yogurt on top of bananas.
5. Add sliced strawberries on top of yogurt.
6. Then add the remainder of yogurt.
7. Sprinkle the top with granola.
8. ENJOY.

 

Serving size: 1 parfait

Blueberry Bubble Cones

Recipe from the U.S. Highbrush Blueberry Council

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups prepared rice pudding
3 cups fresh blueberries, divided
6 ice cream cones

Instructions

In a medium bowl, stir the pudding to loosen its consistency, if necessary. Fold in 2 cups of the blueberries. Mound the mixture into the cones. Dot the tops with the remaining blueberries.
Serve immediately.

Servings: 6

Since the ice cream cone and fresh blueberries meets the required components of a snack for 3-5 year olds, you may also try the same measurements of chocolate pudding with fresh strawberries.

Watermelon Banana Split

Recipe from the National Watermelon Promotion Board

Ingredients

2 bananas
1 watermelon, medium size
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup diced fresh pineapples
1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup caramel fruit dip
1/4 cup honey roasted almonds 

Instructions

Peel bananas and cut in half lengthwise then cut each piece in half. For each serving, lay 2 banana pieces against sides of a shallow dish. Using an ice cream scooper, place three watermelon “scoops” in between each banana in each dish. Remove seeds if necessary. Top watermelon “scoop” with a different fruit topping. Drizzle caramel fruit dip over all. Sprinkle with almonds.

Servings: 4