Breakfast of Champions: Honey Yogurt Fig Pops

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Take your breakfast on the go with this simple recipe for honey yogurt fig pops (with granola sprinkles).

Most of the breakfast of champions recipes have something to do with excessive amounts of sugar, which I will always love, son;’t get me wrong. But today’s BOC is a little bit healthier…for those days when you’re not quite ready for pb and j waffles or french toast a la mode at 8 o’clock in the morning. 🙂

I made these yogurt and granola fig pops in just a couple of minutes, popped them in the freezer, and had breakfast for the whole week. Quickest breakfast ever!

And if you’re not a fig fan (I grab them whenever I see them at Whole Food because its seems like the seasons for figs are so short), you can easily switch out the figs for your favorite fruit…strawberries, nectarines, blueberries, etc.

Pressed for time when it comes to breakfast? Try this quick and easy recipe for honey yogurt fig pops (with granola sprinkles).

Ingredients (makes 6 popsicles)

  • 2 cups of vanilla yogurt
  • 1/3 cup of honey (you can use more or less if desired depending on how sweet you like it)*
  • 1/3 cup of granola
  • 3 figs (any variety)

*Keep in mind that the sweetness of things tends to dull a bit when frozen, so error on the side of slightly too sweet when tasting before freezing, as opposed to slightly not set enough, if that makes sense.

Instructions

1. Start by washing and drying the figs, then slicing them into thin(ish) slices. Set aside.

2. Whisk together honey and yogurt until combined.

3. Start by adding a slice of fig to each popsicle mold, then add 1-2 spoonfuls of yogurt and honey mixture.

4. Next, add a layer of granola. Followed by more yogurt mixture, another slice of fig, etc. Continue this process until each mold is filled.

5. Add popsicle sticks (because yogurt is a semi solid, you won’t have to wait until the popsicles are partially frozen to add them in), then freeze for 3-4 hours or until full frozen.

I love how simple these are to make, but I especially love how easy they are to eat, since they’re on a stick and all. I grab one when I’m headed out the door for work and eat it on my drive in. Doesn’t get any easier than that!

On the go breakfast idea: honey yogurt fig pops recipe (with granola)

Take your breakfast on the go with this simple recipe for honey yogurt fig pops (with granola sprinkles).

Photography and recipe by Brittni Mehlhoff

What do you like to eat for breakfast? Think you’ll try this on-the-go recipe?

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These look so good! And now I can finally live my dream of eating ice cream for breakfast.

Arielle | June 27th, 2016 at 8:55 am

Haha. Thanks Arielle.

Brittni | June 27th, 2016 at 8:56 am

This looks and sounds so super delicious, and I totally love figs. Definitely going to try this!
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Michelle | June 27th, 2016 at 8:59 am

Awesome Michelle. Let me know how it turns out. 🙂

Brittni | June 27th, 2016 at 9:00 am

That sounds so yummy! I absolutely love figs, but I like the idea of switching out the fruits too. Will try this out as soon as I go grocery shopping!

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Kiersten | June 27th, 2016 at 9:15 am

Totally Kiersten. It will work for any fruit. Yum!

Brittni | June 27th, 2016 at 9:30 pm

this is awesome! i’m gonna try it! do you put them in a freezer and only wait for 3-4 hours or do you mix them during this time? don’t you have icicles inside after freezing?

Margo | August 13th, 2016 at 2:35 pm

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Hi Margo. I would recommend that you do not mix again after they are put in the freezer. Just let them freeze on their own. 🙂

Brittni | August 23rd, 2016 at 10:46 am

These look so good! I can’t wait to try them 🙂 maybe I can substitute the honey for maple syrup and the yogurt for coconut cream to make it vegan!
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