Whip up these warm, gooey banana slices for a delightful treat.
Kids can help make these easy frosty banana yogurt treats.
Just in time for warmer summer days, these creamy OJ popsicles with a hint of coconut are cool and refreshing.
Sweet and filling open-faced sandwich.
Make-ahead pineapple and sweet red pepper salsa.
Fun berry snacks that are MUCH healthier than store bought.
Delicious tropical smoothie, ready in a hurry.
Crispy baked snack with cinnamon and sugar.
Tasty and simple ice cream recipe.
Cool, yummy drink with chocolate milk, banana, and strawberries.
10 strawberries 1 cup pineapple 1 cup ice 1 tsp honey Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
inspired by http://ieatgrass.com/2011/07/639/ 1 cup milk 1 frozen peeled banana 2 large peach, pitted ½ tsp vanilla 1 tbsp agave nectar or 1/2 tbsp honey Pinch of cinnamon Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds or paper cups. Insert sticks and freeze. 6-8 Servings
modified from http://gimmesomeoven.com/pineapple-ginger-smoothie/ 1 cup diced pineapple 1 banana, peeled 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt 1 tbsp grated ginger 1/2 cup ice 1/2 cup pineapple juice Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
1 banana, peeled 1 cup ice 1/4 cup vanilla yogurt 1/3 cup cooked oatmeal 1/4 cup almonds Cut banana into chunks. Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
Pita Peanut butter 1/2 apple, diced 1/2 cup applesauce granola Spread desired amount of peanut butter inside pita. Put apple pieces and applesauce inside pita. Sprinkle desired amount of granola on top. Serves 1.
2 graham cracker squares Peanut butter Strawberries or Raspberries Spread peanut butter on one side of each cracker. Slice berries, place between crackers, s’more style. Serves 1.
1 avocado, diced 1 mango, diced 1 grapefruit, diced OR 1 orange, diced 1/2 lime Gently toss fruits together, squeeze lime over all. 3 servings.
Strawberry, banana, blueberry, orange & peach, nobody gets left out.
Shortcut to these yummy pumpkins muffins by adding goodies to a boxed mix.
1/4 cup peanut butter 2 tortillas 1 banana, peeled & sliced 2 large pitted dates, chopped 1/2 tsp cinnamon Spread each tortilla with half of the peanut butter. Arrange banana slices and dates over peanut butter. Sprinkle cinnamon over fruit on each tortilla. 2 servings.
1 cup frozen blueberries 1 banana 1 container vanilla yogurt (6 ounces) 1/2 cup milk Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
1 slice bread 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter banana slices strawberry slices Trim crust from bread; spread peanut butter on bread. Place banana slices in a row on edge of bread, then a row of strawberries. Starting with fruit edge, roll bread into a tube. Slice into four “sushi” pieces. 1 serving.
1/2 cup vanilla yogurt 1/2 green apple, cored & diced 1/2 red apple, cored & diced 1/2 tbsp lemon juice 1/2 rib celery, sliced 1/4 cup seedless red grapes, chopped 3 tbsp dried cranberries 3 pitas Combine fruit in small bowl. Pour lemon juice over fruit, toss. Pour yogurt over fruit, stir to combine. Divide …
Peach Lemonade 2 peaches, peeled and diced 4 cups water sugar, to taste (I used about 1/2 cup) 3/4 cups lemon juice Bring peaches, sugar, and water to a boil. Stir and simmer until the sugar is dissolved, about 10 minutes. Allow the mixture to cool, then strain into pitcher, crushing peaches to extract juice. …
1 1/4 cups bran 1 cup flour 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 1 apple, peeled and chopped Preheat oven to 350, grease two mini muffin pans. Stir together first five ingredients in a bowl. In seperate bowl, beat together …
Nothing says fall like a cup of sweet apple cider.
6 cooking apples, peeled & chopped 1/2 cup golden raisins 3 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup water 1 tbsp chopped walnuts Place all of the ingredients in a saucepan and cook over medium heat about 20 min., or until apples are tender. Let cool. Top with chopped walnuts before serving. 6 servings.
6 strawberries 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup coconut cream 1 cup crushed ice Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
1 banana, cut into chunks 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup coconut cream 1 cup crushed ice Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
1 cup pineapple juice 1/4 cup coconut cream 1 cup crushed ice Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
1 cup frozen grape juice concentrate 3 cups applesauce popsicles molds OR 3 oz. cups and popsicle sticks Stir together grape juice and applesauce. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze.
applesauce popsicle molds OR 3 oz. cups and popsicle sticks Pour applesauce into popsicle molds and freeze. TIP: You can add water if you want a thinner consistency.
1 banana 1 cup cherry flavor gelatin (prepared) 2 tbsp whipped cream Split banana lengthwise, place in serving dish. Spoon gelain over banana. Top with whipped cream. 1 serving.
1 3-oz package lemon flavor gelatin 1 cup water 1 cup cold seltzer 1 tbsp lemon zest 2 tbsp lemon juice Boil water. Put gelatin mix in bowl, add boiling water and stir until dissolved. Stir in seltzer, zest and juice. Cover bowl, put in freezer until firm. To serve, thaw slightly then use spoon …
2/3 cup ricotta cheese 2 tbsp sugar 2 tbsp orange juice 1 cup vanilla yogurt assorted cut-up fresh fruit Place all ingredients in blender or food processor container. Blend until smooth. Several servings.
1/2 cup rolled oats 1 banana dash cinnamon dash sugar (or honey) Directions: Peel the banana and cut up into pieces. Add oats and mix well. Sprinkle to taste with cinnamon and sugar or honey.
2 slices of bread butter or margarine 2 slices of your favorite cheese 2 pineapple rings Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spread butter on bread. Layer cheese and pineapple ring on top. Bake until cheese melts. 2 servings.
1 cup orange juice 1 cup raspberry yogurt 1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt 1/2 frozen banana (chunks) 1 1/2 cup frozen raspberries Preparation: Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 4 servings
apples, cored and sliced into rings peanut butter granola Spread peanut butter on top of each apple ring. Press granola on top of peanut butter. Servings vary.
8 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons honey Combine ingredients. Serve with fresh cut fruit. Several Servings.
2 kiwi, peeled & chopped 1/2 teaspoon lime juice 1/2 banana, sliced 1/4 cup plain yogurt 1 tablespoon honey 6 ice cubes Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
2 cups lemonade 1 cup lemon yogurt 1 1/2 cups frozen pineapple chunks 1 cup pineapple sherbet Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 4 Servings
1 cup sunflower seeds (hulled) 1 cup almonds 1 cup golden raisins Mix together in a large bowl. Several servings.
1/2 cup cashews 1/2 cup almonds 1/2 cup peanuts 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup M&M’s Mix together in a large bowl. 10 servings.
Submitted by Gloria M. from Texas 6 cups popcorn (even better with cheddar popcorn) 1 cup banana chips 2 cups dry-roasted peanuts 1 cup dried cranberries Mix together in a large bowl. 5 servings.
1 cup milk 1 packet instant oatmeal 1 banana 1 cup orange juice Cut banana into chunks. Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
Pumpkin lovers will enjoy this creamy delight.
2 small red apples, peeled & cored 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp sugar 1/8 tsp cinnamon Cut apples into small pieces. Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 Servings.
1/4 cup sliced almonds 1 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp water 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp nutmeg 2 cups oat cereal with yogurt (Yogurt Burst Cheerios®) 2 cups raisin bran cereal 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup dried blueberries Stir almonds over medium heat in small skillet 2-3 minutes (or until golden brown). Stir in …
As adapted from Momma Muse Seeds from 1 pumpkin 3 tbsp butter, melted *seasoning(s) of choice, to taste: worcesteshire sauce garlic powder ranch dressing powdered mix cayenne powder parmesan cheese cinnamon Drizzle butter over pumpkin seeds. Sprinkle with seasoning(s). Bake in oven at 300 degrees for about 45 minutes. Servings vary.
As adapted from Momma Muse Seeds from 1 pumpkin 3 tbsp butter, melted salt Drizzle butter over pumpkin seeds. Sprinkle with salt. Bake in oven at 300 degrees for about 45 minutes. Servings vary.
1 banana grape nuts cereal, crushed popsicle sticks Cut banana in half. Stick popsicle sticks into each banana half. Roll bananas in crushed cereal, place on wax paper, freeze. 2 Servings.
5 bananas, peeled and frozen 5 tbsp peanut butter 2 1/2 tbsp honey popsicles molds OR 3 oz. cups and popsicle sticks Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. Spoon into into popsicle molds. Insert sticks and freeze. Servings vary.
Recipe by Laina, age 9 1 can mandarin oranges Place mandarin oranges and juice from can into freezer safe containers; freeze. Thaw partially before serving, eat with a spoon. Servings vary.
11-ounce can of mandarin orange sections (drained) 1 cup vanilla frozen yogurt 1 cup orange sherbet popsicles molds OR 3 oz. cups and popsicle sticks Place mandarin oranges in blender container, puree. Add frozen yogurt and sherbet, blend well. Spoon mixture into popsicle molds. Insert sticks and freeze. Servings vary.
1 banana 1 tbs maple syrup 1/2 cup plain yogurt cinnamon, to taste Slice one banana into a bowl Drizzle maple syrup over top. Warm up in microwave. Put yogurt into serving bowl, top with bananas. Sprinkle cinnamon on top. 1 serving
1 cup plain yogurt 1 tbsp peanut butter 1/2 tbsp honey 1 banana, sliced 1 cup granola Whisk together yogurt, peanut butter and honey until smooth. Put half of yogurt mixture in each of two serving dishes. Top with half of the banana slices and half of the granola. Repeat layers. 2 servings. TIP: Try …
1 banana, cut in chunks 1 cup green grapes 1 cup vanilla yogurt 1/2 apple, cored and chopped 1 1/2 cups fresh spinach leaves Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
2 bananas 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup chocolate chips 1/2 tbsp vegetable oil 2/3 cups crushed rice crispy cereal 2 popsicle sticks Peel bananas and cut in half (across, not lenthwise). Insert popsicle stick in cut ends. Put bananas on waxed paper and freeze until firm. Melt peanut butter, choclate and oil together in …
2 pkg. frozen sliced strawberries in syrup 3/4 cup orange juice. Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth (add a bit of water if necessary). Pour into cups and eat with spoons. Serves 4 – 6.
Fun animal cracker sandwiches. Try one frozen!
1 banana 1/2 cup vanilla yogurt OR 1/2 cup frozen yogurt 1/2 cup crushed pineapple marchiano cherries (optional) 1/2 cup nugget cereal or granola Peel banana and slice lengthwise. Put banana in dish and scoop yogurt over top. Spoon on pineapple and cherries. Sprinkle cereal over the top. Serves 1-2.
strawberries lemon yogurt graham cracker crumbs Rinse berries, then gently blot dry. Dip berries in yogurt, then roll in crumbs.
Juicy summer berries dressed up for breakfast with creamy yogurt and cereal crunch.
strawberries crushed nuts chocolate pudding Rinse berries, then gently blot dry. Dip each strawberry in chocolate pudding, then in nuts.
strawberries vanilla yogurt coconut Rinse berries, then gently blot dry. Dip each strawberry in yogurt, then roll in coconut.
2 medium apples 1 cup strawberries, fresh or frozen 1 kiwi 1 orange 1 cup peaches, fresh or canned 2 tablespoons jelly 2 tablespoons brown sugar ½ cup orange juice Peel and finely chop all fruit; Put in large bowl. Stir together jelly, brown sugar and orange juice. Pour jelly sauce over fruit mixture. Several …
1 banana, frozen in chunks 2 tbs peanut butter 1 cup milk 1/2 cup frozen vanilla yogurt (or ice cream) Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
1 cup vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup sliced strawberries 1/4 cup blueberries 3 tablespoons granola Layer yogurt and fruit in tall clear glass. Top with granola. 1 serving. TIP: Substitue other fruits for endless variations. Bananas, peaches, and raspberries work very well.
1 orange 1 apple 1 peaches 4 strawberries 1/2 cup vanilla or peach yogurt 1 tablespoons packed brown sugar 1/4 tsp. ginger Cut fruits into bite-sized pieces. Wisk together yogurt, ginger and brown sugar; pour over fruit. Serves 4-6.
1 Golden Delicious apple 1 Red Delicious apple 1 banana 1/2 cup seedless red grapes 1 1/2 cups vanilla yogurt 3 tablespoons orange juice Cut fruits into bite-sized pieces. Combine yogurt & orange juice in a small bowl; pour over fruit. 4-6 servings.
1 medium banana, peeled & cut into chunks 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon honey 1/8 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup crushed ice Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
Try these yummy burritos for breakfast.
1 cantaloupe, cubed ½ cup orange juice Put cantaloupe in zipper bag and freeze for at least 2 hours. Put cantaloupe and orange juice into blender container. Blend until smooth. 4 Servings
11 oz mandarin oranges, drained 8 oz vanilla yogurt 2 tbs orange juice concentrate 2 cups whipped topping Stir together oranges, yogurt and orange juice concentrate in a bowl. Fold in the whipped topping. Spoon 1/3 cup of mixture into lined muffin cups. Freeze until firm. (Remove from freezer 20 minutes before serving.) 12 Servings.
1 banana 2 craft sticks 8 oz container vanilla yogurt ½ cup crushed graham cracker crumbs Break the banana in half; insert a craft stick into the flat end. Roll banana halves in yogurt, then in crumbs. Freeze for at least 1 hour. 2 Servings. TIP: This recipe has many variations. Instead of rolling banana …
16 oz crushed pineapple, undrained 3 firm bananas, peeled & sliced 16 oz frozen sweetened strawberries ¼ cup chopped walnuts Thaw strawberries; do not drain. Put pineapple in blender, puree. Add bananas and strawberries to blender, process until smooth. Pour 1/3 cup of mixture into lined muffin cups; sprinkle with walnuts. Freeze for at least …
15 ounce can fruit cocktail, undrained 3.4 ounce instant vanilla pudding mix ½ cup miniature marshmallows Optional: chopped nuts Combine fruit cocktail and pudding mix, stir well. Fold in marshmallows; garnish with nuts if desired. 6 Servings
21 oz can peach pie filling 29 oz can fruit cocktail in light syrup, drained 20 oz can pineapple chunks, drained 15 oz mandarin oranges, drained 2 firm bananas, sliced Combine first four ingredients in large bowl, cover and refrigerate until chilled. Stir in bananas before serving. 12 Servings
6 large apples, peeled & cubed 1 cup golden raisins 2/3 cup apple juice 2 tbs sugar 2 tsp cinnamon 1/8 tsp allspice Serve with: Vanilla frozen yogurt Optional: granola In covered saucepan, heat first 6 ingredients, stirring occasionally, until apples are tender. Remove from heat & slightly mash apples. Serve over frozen yogurt; sprinkle …
1 pizza crust mix 1 cup peanut butter 3 sliced bananas ¾ cup raisins ½ cup chopped apples Prepare & bake crust according to package directions. Spread peanut butter over crust, then top with bananas, raisins, and apples. Bake at 350 degrees until peanut butter melts (5-10 minutes). Cut into wedges. Several Servings
2 bananas, peeled ½ cup peanut butter 1/3 cup orange juice ¾ cup coconut OR ¾ cup finely chopped peanuts Slice bananas in half, lengthwise. Spread peanut butter on cut sides, and put halves back together. Brush with orange juice, and roll in coconut or peanuts. Slice into bite-sized pieces. 2 Servings.
2 red apples 1/4 cup raisins ½ tablespoon peanut butter 8 thin pretzel sticks Slice apples in half from top to bottom, and scoop out the cores using a knife or melon baller. Place each apple half flat side down on a small plate. Let children: Use peanut butter to “glue” raisins onto the apples …
Assorted Fruits (Bananas, melon cubes, grapes and cherries work well) Let your child decorate a plate or a dish of cottage cheese or yogurt with a fruit face. Halved grapes or cherries for eyes, melon cube nose, banana smile…etc
This is one very easy way to use up whatever ripe fruit you have on hand. Just cut 3 or more fruits into bite sized pieces, mix together, and chill overnight so the flavors can “merge”. Try: bananas, strawberries, oranges, peaches, melon, blueberries, kiwi, grapes, etc. My kids love it.
1 apple, cubed 1 banana, sliced 1/3 cup red seedless grapes 1/3 cup green seedless grapes 2/3 cup pineapple chunks 1 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup shredded coconut *4 wooden skewers Let children: Slide pieces of fruit onto the skewers. Roll each kabob in the yogurt Then roll in the coconut. 4 Servings *Watch out for …
1 apple 1 tsp light margarine 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp honey Preheat broiler. Cut apple in half; scoop out center. Put ½ tsp margarine in each apple. Mix cinnamon & honey; sprinkle over apple. Put apples in baking pan; broil 5 minutes. 2 Servings.
4 bananas, peeled ½ cup brown sugar ¼ cup raisins 1 tsp nutmeg 2 tbs lemon juice Serve with: vanilla frozen yogurt Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray shallow dish with non-stick cooking spray. Cut bananas in half lengthwise; place in dish. Combine brown sugar, raisins, and nutmeg in small bowl, sprinkle over bananas. Drizzle …
2 cups grated carrots 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained ½ cup shredded coconut ½ cup raisins Serve with: yogurt Combine all ingredients and chill in refrigerator. Serve alone or over yogurt. 6 Servings
2 cups watermelon, seeded & chopped 1 cup plain yogurt 4 ice cubes 2 tbs lime juice Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
2 cups strawberries 1 cup orange juice 1 (8 ounce) container strawberry yogurt 2 cups ice 1 banana Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 4 servings
1 cup strawberries, chopped 1 cup kiwi, peeled & chopped 1 cup plain yogurt ½ cup orange juice Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
2 cups strawberries 2 peeled bananas ½ cup strawberry yogurt 6 ice cubes Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
2 cups milk 2 bananas, frozen and chunked 6 pineapple rings 1 tablespoon honey Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings
2 cups milk 2 tbs blackberry jelly (or other favorite) 2 tbs peanut butter 1 peeled banana 2 tbs honey 2 tsp wheat germ Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
½ cup plain yogurt ½ cup orange juice ½ cup water 1 peach, peeled & chopped Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
2 cups cantaloupe, chopped 1 cup plain yogurt 4 ice cubes 2 tbs lemon juice 2 tbs honey Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 2 servings.
20 oz can crushed pineapple in juice, undrained 16 oz can blueberries or blackberries in light syrup, drained 1 ½ cups ice cubes 6 oz container lemon yogurt Place all ingredients in blender container. Blend until smooth. 4 servings
Add some zip- and some color- to your beverage.