Strawberry/Banana Yogurt Parfait


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


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.


Serving size: 1 parfait

Blueberry Bubble Cones

Recipe from the U.S. Highbrush Blueberry Council


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


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


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 


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