My children love snacks! I mean these little kiddos can really eat! Sometimes I look at them and think, “How much am I going to have to make when they are teenagers?!” I don’t mind though, they are growing:) It is important to me to make sure that they eat a good snack, but that it be pretty healthy too.
I had these big Banana Split parfaits waiting on the table for my children after school yesterday and they were beyond excited about this yummy snack! These parfaits are very filling and are made with vanilla Greek yogurt, fresh strawberries, fresh pineapple, bananas, chopped walnuts, a sprinkle of mini chocolate chips and of course a cherry on top! I used this as a snack, but these could easily be served for breakfast. This recipe made 4 large parfaits in Pint sized Mason Jars . While I assembled these parfaits, I think it would be fun to set up a “Sundae Bar” with yogurt and fun, healthy toppings on special day or even for a party. What fun snacks do you like to make for your children?
- 1 large (32 oz.) container of your favorite vanilla yogurt
- 1 lb. fresh strawberries, chopped small
- 1/2 fresh pineapple, chopped small
- 2 large bananas, sliced
- 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped fine
- 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
- maraschino cherries for topping
- Layer desired sized Mason jars with a little yogurt, then strawberries, a little yogurt, pineapple, a little more yogurt, bananas, walnuts, a sprinkle of mini chocolate chips, a spoonful of yogurt and then a cherry on top!
- Store any leftovers in the refrigerator promptly.
Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means that if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. I only recommend products or services that I personally use and believe will add value to my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”
*Linking up at Mom On Timeout
*Linking up at Reasons To Skip The Housework
*linking up at Joyful Homemaking
*Linking up at The Taylor House
*Linking up at I Gotta Create
*Linking up at Consider Me Inspired
*Linking up at The Best Blog Recipes
*Linking up at Diana Rambles
*Linking up at Thriftiness Miss
*Linking up at Be Different Act Normal
*Linking up at Life With The Crust Off
*Linking up at Six Sister’s Stuff
*Linking up at Dessert Now Dinner Later
*Linking up at I Should Be Mopping The Floor
*Linking up at Skip To My Lou
*Linking up at Tatertots & Jello
*Linking up at Inside BruCrew Life
*Linking up at Feeding Big
*Linking up at Just A Girl and Her Blog