Ernie's Banana Split

Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4
Recipe Source: 
Sesame Street C is for Cooking: Recipes from the Street by Susan McQuillan, RD ($17.95, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009)


  • 1 cantaloupe or honeydew melon, halved and seeded
  • 12 cup fresh pineapple or kiwi cubes
  • 12 cup blueberries
  • 14 cup low-fat, organic lemon yogurt
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 Tbsp honey, optional
  • 1 cup crispy cold cereal, such as granola


  1. Using small ice cream scoop, scoop out rounds of melon. Place melon on plate or baking sheet and store in freezer while you prepare remainder of fruits and toppings.
  2. In small bowl, toss together pineapple cubes and blueberries. Stir in yogurt. Set aside.
  3. Cut bananas in half, crosswise. Cut each half in half again, lengthwise. Place 2 banana pieces in bottom of 4 small bowls.
  4. Top with scoops of melon from freezer. Spoon pineapple mixture over melon.
  5. Drizzle evenly with honey, if using. Sprinkle each serving evenly with cereal.
Nutrition Info: 
193 Calories, 3 g Protein, 48 g Carbohydrates, 5 g Fiber, 91 mg Sodium,  Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B3 (niacin), Copper, Manganese, Potassium