Yogurt Bark

Yogurt Bark

Prep Time: 20 minutes   Freeze Time: 3-4 hours   Yield: 12 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 ½ cups yogurt
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • ¼ cup cereal
  • ¼ cup raisins
  • ½ cup of nuts or seeds
  • 2 kiwis, diced (or berries or other seasonal fruit) *
  • 1 mango, diced (or berries or other seasonal fruit) *
  • 1 tbsp chocolate chips

Method:

  1. SPREAD yogurt onto parchment paper (or foil) on a baking sheet, about ¼-½ inch thick.
  2. SPRINKLE ‘mix-ins’ cereal, diced fruit, and chocolate chips cookie bits (other suggestions) onto the yogurt. PRESS down gently with a spoon to ensure all toppings are touching the yogurt.
  3. COVER with plastic wrap and FREEZE for 3-4 hours, or until yogurt is hard.
  4. BREAK into pieces and ENJOY!   Would be great served on a platter on the tables

Nutrition Highlights

  • Calcium is an essential mineral contained in foods such as dairy, leafy greens, tinned fish like salmon and sardines and tofu. Calcium supports strong bones- you need to consume enough during adolescence to protect from brittle bones or bone loss as you age. Adolescence is the last chance to build up calcium stores for the rest of your life! The yogurt  is providing the most calcium in this recipe.
  • Protein can come from dairy and legumes not just animal foods. It is important for growth and maintenance of bones, muscle, skin and hormones
  • Probiotics are living bacteria and yeasts that are good for a person’s digestive system and health
  • Vitamins are substances that are found in foods which help the body develop and function normally. By eating a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and protein a person is consuming a variety of vitamins
  • Yogurt has many benefits including protein, vitamins, minerals and probiotics

 

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