Healthy Breakfast Banana Split

Upgrade your morning meal with these easy Breakfast Banana Splits made with yogurt and a slew of fun toppings. Delicious, customizable, and super quick, this healthy banana split breakfast will leave you satisfied until lunch.

Quick and Easy Breakfast Banana Splits

Three bowls of different breakfast banana splits with yogurt and toppings.

When I wake up in the morning, my first thought is breakfast. I know some people can grab a cup of coffee and fly out the door. I am not one of those people.

I wake up hungry, which means I very rarely want to spend much time preparing breakfast. If it takes longer than 20 minutes, I’m going to have the hangries, and no one likes a hangry Courtney.

But after a while, cereal and milk gets a little boring, and I don’t always have the foresight to make Overnight Oats or Chia Pudding with Fruit.

So what do I do when I need a healthy breakfast in a hurry? I make a Breakfast Banana Split.

Made with a banana, yogurt, and whatever toppings suit your fancy, these banana splits are a powerhouse of protein, healthy fats, and carbs. Plus, they look great and taste even better. It’s a surefire way to win your morning.

Breakfast banana split in a white bowl, topped with blueberries, granola, and honey.

Why You’ll Love these Banana Splits with Yogurt

  • They’re fast. You only need 5 minutes for this recipe. Perfect for the morning hangries!
  • They’re way more fun than a normal breakfast. It’s easy to get your kids on board for a breakfast like this. After all, who doesn’t want to eat a banana split for breakfast?
  • They’re easy to customize. You can adjust this recipe for whatever season or mood you’re in. If you have kids, they’ll have a blast picking out their own toppings. We’ve included some of our favorite seasonal creations below, but the possibilities are endless!
  • They fit a variety of diets. Gluten free, vegetarian, and even vegan versions of breakfast banana splits are all possible!

What You’ll Need to Make a Banana Split

Bowls of yogurt, bananas, blueberries, apples, cinnamon, almonds, granola, and honey arranged on a wooden board.
  • Bananas- You just need one banana for each banana split. This recipe works best with just barely green or slightly speckled bananas. Save the soft, brown bananas for Sour Cream Banana Bread!
  • Yogurt- I like to use a whole milk Greek yogurt for a satisfying amount of protein and fat, but you can use whatever kinds of yogurt (flavored or unflavored) you prefer.
  • Granola- Granola is a must for some crispy crunch! I’m very fond of this Nature’s Path Gluten Free Coconut Granola right now, but any kind of granola will work just fine.
  • Fruits- We love to add more fruit on top of our banana splits. Fresh berries, diced apples, mango, and pineapple, are all delicious options.
  • Nuts and Seeds- This is totally optional, but a sprinkling of diced pecans, almonds, or peanuts, chia or flax seeds adds another lovely layer of texture. You can also add a scoop of nut butter!
  • Sweets and Spice– Depending on the sweetness of your yogurt and your personal preferences, you might want to add a drizzle of maple syrup, honey, or vanilla syrup to your bowl. In the fall and winter, we love to add a sprinkle of cinnamon as well!

How to Make Healthy Banana Splits

  1. Peel and split the banana in half and place it on a plate or bowl.
  2. Add yogurt. Put a generous scoop of yogurt on top of the banana.
  3. Add toppings. Top with granola, fruits, nuts, and/or a drizzle of honey or maple syrup. Enjoy!

Our Favorite Breakfast Banana Split Creations

Here are a few of our favorite breakfast banana split combinations. Use them as a template or jumping off point for your own delicious creations!

  • Plain Yogurt + Granola + Frozen Blueberries + Diced Almonds + Honey
  • Vanilla Yogurt + Coconut Granola + Mango + Chia Seeds + Coconut Flakes
  • Strawberry Yogurt + Strawberries + Chocolate Chips or Nutella (If you love this combo, you’ve got to try our Ice Cream Crepes with Strawberries and Nutella).
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Yogurt + Strawberries + Granola
  • Tart Cherry Yogurt + Chocolate Chips + Fresh cherries + Granola
  • Plain Yogurt + Diced Apples + Pecans + Maple Syrup + Cinnamon
  • Plain Yogurt + Granola + Honey Roasted Peanuts + Peanut Butter Drizzle (Learn more about this combo in our banana breakfast ideas).
Split banana with yogurt, apples, almonds, cinnamon, and maple syrup.

More Banana Breakfast Recipes

Here are a few more of our favorite ways to eat bananas for breakfast:

Blue-rimmed bowl with a split banana, yogurt, blueberries, granola, and honey.
Healthy Breakfast Banana Splits

Healthy Breakfast Banana Splits

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

These Healthy Breakfast Banana Splits are a satisfying and quick breakfast that's totally customizable!

Ingredients

For each banana split you will need:

  • 1 banana
  • 3/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup granola
  • Berries, diced apples, mangoes, or other fruit of your choice
  • 2 teaspoons honey or maple syrup
  • Sprinkling of cinnamon, optional

Instructions

  1. Peel and split the banana in half and place it on a plate or bowl.
  2. Add yogurt. Put a generous scoop of yogurt on top of the banana.
  3. Add toppings. Top with granola, fruits, nuts, and/or a drizzle of honey or maple syrup. Enjoy!

Notes

Feel free to use whatever combination of yogurt, granola, and fruits you prefer. Nuts and seeds are also a lovely addition!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 371Total Fat: 21gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 102mgCarbohydrates: 90gFiber: 10gSugar: 53gProtein: 17g

Please note nutritional information for my recipes is calculated by a third party service and provided as a courtesy to my readers. For the most accurate calculation, I always recommend running the numbers yourself with the specific products you use.

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