This recipe for Frozen Yogurt Trail Mix Bars is easy to customize and makes a perfect healthy snack or breakfast for both kids and adults!
**EDITED TO ADD: For an updated version of this post, with photos and instructions for the bite-sized version of these bars pictured above, please check out this post: Frozen Yogurt Bites!**
Happy New Year!! Last year on January 1st, I posted a recipe featuring Greek yogurt: Whole Wheat Oatmeal Pancakes. They’re my favorite pancakes ever and I make them all the time. This year, I decided to continue my tradition and share another yummy recipe that features my favorite yogurt on New Years Day!
I give you… Frozen Yogurt Trail Mix Bars!
Aren’t they pretty?! Probably the prettiest thing I’ve made in a while. Remember when I made these Frozen Yogurt Bites? I dipped them in chocolate the first time but now I made them all the time with just yogurt and granola, and eat them as a snack. Well, these bars are similar… I just took them to the next level. I was tired of eating regular granola bars, so I took all the things I like in my trail mix/granola bars – granola, fruit, nuts, a few chocolate chips – and decided to try a frozen version.
I used bananas and strawberries that I already had in the freezer in mine. I just pulled them out, chopped them up and mixed them in the yogurt, but I think fresh fruit would work just fine. I also chose to use half plain yogurt and half flavored. If you want them sweeter, you could use all flavored.
Frozen Yogurt Trail Mix Bars
Mix and match your favorite mix-ins for these delicious frozen treats. The possibilities are endless!
- 2 cups Greek yogurt (I use 1 c 2% plain, 1 c vanilla)
- 11/2 c chopped fruit
- 1/2 c chopped almonds (or your favorite nut)
- 3/4 c granola
- 1/4 c chocolate chips (optional)
- Mix all ingredients in a bowl.
- Line a pan with foil.
- Spread yogurt mixture into pan.
- Cover with plastic wrap and place in freezer until frozen.
- Remove from freezer, let thaw for 5 minutes, cut into bars.
- Store in an airtight container in the freezer.
Just mix, spread and freeze.
Then, cut into bars and enjoy 🙂
Get creative with your mix-ins – the possibilities are endless! When I eat these, I pull one bar out, let it sit on my plate for about 5 minutes, and then dig in!
Take your trail mix to the next level with Frozen Yogurt Trail Mix Bars from @leangrnbeanblog!Click To Tweet
Edited to add: You can also make these bite-sized by using ice cube trays:
Spoon into ice cube trays, freeze, then pop out with a knife and store in a a tupperware container in the freezer.
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