Do you wonder how many times your kids will open the fridge looking for something sweet, something crunchy, something smooth… something that wasn’t there the last time he or she looked.

Snacking is a great way to fill in nutrition gaps. But if they’re not timed right, snacks can ruin meals, and if portion sizes are too big, snacks might provide too many calories.

One of this summer’s hottest treats is frozen yogurt. Here’s an easy recipe: In a blender, combine a cup of vanilla yogurt with a medium banana, a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of honey. Blend until smooth. Divide mixture among freezer pop molds, stopping about 1 inch from top. If you don’t have freezer pop molds, use small paper cups. After filling, place a sheet of plastic wrap over top, cut a slit in center and add a popsicle stick. Freeze until firm. Don’t like bananas? Substitute peaches. Want more bite with chunkier fruit? Add pineapple bits or chopped strawberries after you’ve blended the other ingredients. And you know what? They won’t even know it’s good for them. Learn more at

This is Judy Barbe, helping you LiveBest.