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Healthy Banana Split Breakfast Recipe

Who said you couldn’t have dessert for breakfast? This Healthy Banana Split Breakfast recipe is proof that you can. It’s also good for you!

This could be used as a breakfast bar with banana splits for weekend brunch.

If you don’t believe chocolate for breakfast is a good idea check out this chocolate overnight oatmeal recipe.

Are you a morning person? I am NOT. Are you a breakfast person?

It is an important meal that we all know, but so many people skip it. You can make homemade granola bars to help you not skip breakfast. Sometimes I will just eat a banana as soon as I get out of the house.

Most of us are unable to run on the weekends brunch schedule. There are jobs, children, businesses, and daily routines that require us to get up every morning to do our best.

What’s In A Healthy Banana Split?

Healthy breakfasts don’t have to be difficult. This banana split recipe is easy and can be prepared in just minutes. This recipe can be made ahead. It works great!

  • banana
  • cottage cheese
  • Greek yogurt
  • jam
  • peanuts
  • fresh berries

Breakfast is a priority for me. You will appreciate any help that makes your mornings easier if you’re one of those people who are always on the go. Simple, healthy breakfast is the best meal of the day.

You will find many great ideas for making breakfast ahead on my blog. You can start your day with healthy options such as breakfast casseroles, breakfast bowls and breakfast donuts. Smoothies can be used for breakfast and lunch.

Smashed Avocado On Toast is a great breakfast option if you like toast. Also great for lunch.

This Easy Muesli is a great way to make breakfast ahead. You can make your own Alpen cereal mix at home, just the way you like it.

Are you not a fan of breakfast? Blueberry banana overnight oatmeal is the perfect choice. All you need to do is eat.

How To Make A Breakfast Banana Split

Bananas, ice cream and toppings make classic banana splits. Banana splits for breakfast are the same but with healthier ingredients

Bananas are healthy and delicious as a breakfast option. Combining them with yogurt, cottage cheese, and nuts makes a delicious dessert type meal that’s great for breakfast or lunch.

Preparing this banana split is so easy, even the kids can do it!

Peel and slice the banana.

Layer on the ingredients.


Recipe Tips/Substitutions

Use your imagination to create new combinations and have fun with the ingredients. You can mix and match as much as you like.

  • Cottage cheese can be full fat or fat-free. Don’t like cottage cheese? Add more yogurt.
  • Greek yogurt is so thick and rich. Skyr yogurt works great too. You can even use any flavour you like.
  • Jam is available in any flavor you choose. Other great choices include blueberry and cherry. This recipe is great for those who need to control their sugar intake.
  • Peanuts can be replaced with any variety. If you cannot eat nuts, try chia seeds or hemp hearts. You can even use granola as a topper.
  • Fresh berries as garnish are optional but totally delicoius. Any berry works here.

Have fun with your kids designing their breakfast banana split. It won’t be difficult for them to have a healthy breakfast. They will even be excited about it.

Banana Split Breakfast Recipe

Shake things up and eat dessert for breakfast. This Breakfast Banana Split is healthy and delicious.


  • 1 banana
  • ¼ cup cottage cheese (I used 1%)
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry jam (less sugar the better)
  • 1 tablespoons dry roasted peanuts (I used unsalted/unseasoned)
  • fresh berries for garnish (optional)


  1. Peel the banana, cut in ½ lengthwise and place in a shallow bowl. Alternately you can cut the banana into chunks and place in a bowl.
  2. Top banana with the cottage cheese and yogurt.
  3. Add the jam on top (you can warm the jam up if you wish).
  4. Add the peanuts.
  5. Garnish with fresh berries (optional).

Nutrition Information

Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 644mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 151IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 1mg

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