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Breakfast Banana Splits

Loaded with vanilla Greek yogurt, fresh berries, crunchy granola, and sprinkling of mini chocolate chips, these tasty Breakfast Banana Splits will certainly get your day off to a great start.  Or, enjoy one for a totally tasty and satisfying dessert, too!
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Breakfast Banana Splits ~ These banana beauties will get your day off to a great start! Lovely for dessert, too.


It's National School Breakfast Week! ... A week dedicated to encouraging parents, students, and school staff to start mornings with a healthy breakfast.  Whether that breakfast is served up at school or at home, a healthy start to the day is so important for little ones and grown-ups alike.

To help encourage a great start to the day, last week I shared hearty and healthy Savory Breakfast Bread Pudding.  And today I bring you these super tasty, super easy Breakfast Banana Splits!

We don't do the whole school breakfast thing at our house.  Our six-year-old little Miss H. and I choose to spend that time together at home, getting our day off to a {most of the time} great start together.  I do love spending that breakfast time with my little Miss H.

I do my best each day to make sure her breakfast includes some hearty protein, a fruit, and some form of grain.  I'm happy to say, these Breakfast Banana Splits are not only delicious and easy, they hit all those food components, too.

Get your day off to a great start with Breakfast Banana Splits! A lovely healthy dessert, too.

A couple scoops of vanilla Greek yogurt brings great protein, a banana and berries bring the fruit element, and a sprinkling of hearty granola brings nice crunchy grain, as well as a bit more protein, too.  

For granola, I use Nature Valley Oats 'n Dark Chocolate Granola ... along with a tiny sprinkling of mini chocolate chips ... to bring a little touch of true banana split chocolatey-ness.  The little touch of chocolate tastes fabulous with the yogurt, banana, and berries!  And makes you feel like you're being a little bit indulgent at breakfast time.

Breakfast Banana Splits are such a fun and tasty breakfast treat.  Easy to make, too.

Topping everything off with a little drizzle of honey is a nice touch, too, if you'd like ... kind of like adding caramel sauce to an ice cream-based banana split.  But as with all the items on these splits, is completely optional.  Change out whatever you'd like to suit your taste.

Now truth be told, the flavors of this Breakfast Banana Split are so yummy, I've been known to enjoy one for a totally tasty and satisfying dessert, too.

Either way, breakfast or dessert ... these banana split beauties will certainly give your day a great start ... or finish it up deliciously, too. 

Looking for great easy breakfast ideas?  Try Breakfast Banana Splits!
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Breakfast Banana Splits
(Printable recipe)
For each banana split:
Ingredients
  • 1 banana
  • about 1/2 c. vanilla yogurt {I used Cabot vanilla bean Greek yogurt}
  • about 1/3 c. berries {blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, and/or chopped strawberries}
  • about 3 T. granola {I used Nature Valley Oats 'n Dark Chocolate Granola}
  • about 2 tsp. mini chocolate chips
  • honey drizzle {optional}
Directions
  1. Cut banana in half lengthwise and place on a plate {or in a banana split dish}, with the cut sides facing up. Spoon yogurt over the center of the banana.
  2. Sprinkle yogurt with berries, granola, and mini chocolate chips. Drizzle with honey, if desired.

Enjoy!





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Savory Breakfast Bread Pudding
Individual Veggie Quiche Cups To-Go
Overnight Sausage, Egg and Hash Brown Breakfast Casserole
Italian Egg Casserole
Breakfast Banana Splits ~ loaded with Greek yogurt, fresh berries, and crunchy granola.

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4 comments

  1. I need to make these for my kids! They'd LOVE them. Great idea.

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  2. Love this wholesome recipe, Tracey! What a fantastic way to start the day. Thank you for sharing your Breakfast Banana Splits with the Hearth and Soul Link Party. Shared on our Hearth and Soul Facebook page! Hope to 'see' you again this week!

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  3. We will love your Breakfast Banana Splits! Thanks so much for sharing your awesome recipe with us at Full Plate Thursday. Hope you are having a great week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

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  4. Tracey thank you for the recipe! Also fyi, the cherry blog link in the affiliate disclaimer is a dead link!

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