Coconut Crunch Banana Pops

One of the easiest ways to make a dairy free frozen treat this summer is to pop a few bananas onto some popsicle sticks, dip them in coconut yogurt, roll them in crunchy coconut with other goodies and freeze! I made these cuties with my friends at Vitacost and they are SERIOUSLY so freaking good with no added sugar for the win!! Matt and I have been eating so many frozen treats lately, with the 100 degree weather here in Sacramento, to try and cool down and this one definitely  tops the list! These are great treats to bring to the beach or the pool! But best eaten on the shore so as not to frighten anyone if it ends up floating in the water lol!

Even kids go GAGA over them without knowing it’s a healthier treat, shhh! Real whole foods really are amazing, especially when you can find creative ways to combine them! You could also drizzle these with a bit of melted chocolate if you so desire, I just wanted a way to eat bananas that was still delicious without chocolate or peanut butter being involved lol! I seem to always combine the two, so this was a nice change-up! I used coconut yogurt but you could try out other yogurts to see how they work out. The thicker the yogurt, the better it holds up ;) I hope you give them a try before the summer is over!

Coconut Crunch Banana Pops

Ingredients

  • 3 bananas
  • 3/4 cup coconut yogurt
  • 3 tbsp dry roasted unsalted pistachios, shelled
  • 2 tbsp organic hemp heart seeds
  • 3 tbsp shredded unsweetened coconut flakes
  • 6 Popsicle sticks

Instructions

  1. -Line a freezer safe dish/container with parchment paper.
  2. -Crush or roughly chop pistachios and place into a shallow bowl with shredded coconut and hemp seeds.
  3. -Peel and slice bananas in half, inserting popsicle sticks into the bottom of each half.
  4. -Dip into coconut yogurt and finish by rolling into coconut nut/seed mixture.
  5. -Arrange dipped banana pops on parchment lined dish and freeze for a few hours, or until frozen.
  6. -When ready to eat, remove from the freezer to thaw for a few minutes and enjoy!
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