Who says a nutritious breakfast can’t be fun to eat? These fresh fruit and yogurt breakfast popsicles will rock your kids world. I’m serious!
Before you judge me for giving my kids popsicles for breakfast, I suggest you check out the ingredients in the recipe. The popsicles have plain Greek yogurt and fruit. That’s it!
We are big breakfast fans at my house. My pumpkin scone recipe, cereal clusters, very blueberry muffins, Cherry Greek yogurt waffles, Starbucks cranberry orange scones, Starbucks coffee cake, honey whole wheat biscuits, better than IHOP’s blueberry pancake syrup, better than IHOP’s strawberry pancake syrup, perfect pancakes, Cinnabon pancake, bananas foster overnight oats… OK, OK. You get it. We love breakfast recipes around here.
I’ve learned, that the easiest way to get my kids to eat the healthy foods I want them to eat is through the path of less resistance. They will nearly always eat anything that comes in the form of a popsicle. Therefore, the creamy blend of fresh fruit and yogurt isn’t a bad idea at all.
That said, I’m not endorsing eating all popsicles for breakfast. The store bought brands have entirely too much sugar and nearly always artificial colors. All popsicles are not made equal. For this reason, I suggest you invest in a popsicle mold and make your own.
Sure, you could give these to them as a snack, but then they would loose the awesomeness factor. When I offered my son a popsicle for breakfast the other day, he was taken back, slightly shocked, and he nearly couldn’t believe that he was allowed to eat such a treat so early in the day!
Do you know what else I love about making these? I can use my overly ripe fruit from the week that I don’t want to toss out! Of course, I can always freeze it for later, but then again… eating these popsicles for breakfast are a lot more fun.
Fresh Fruit & Yogurt Freezer Snacks
- Prep Time: 2 mins
- Total Time: 2 mins
- Yield: 6-8
- 1 1/2 cups Greek yogurt
- 1 1/2 cups strawberries
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey*
- In a blender, blend yogurt, fruit, and maple syrup until smooth.
- Pour into popsicle molds and freeze until firm.
- Run under warm water to separate popsicle from mold and serve.
Omit the maple syrup or honey if using sweetened yogurt. It is definitely optional.
I use plain Greek yogurt or vanilla Greek yogurt. Of course, regular yogurt will work as well.