Breakfast Banana Split Recipe

    banana split for breakfast

    Which kid doesn’t love a banana split? Topped with ice cream, chocolate syrup, and a sweet cherry, there’s a reason children (and adults) love this dessert. To make this dessert a fulfilling and tasty breakfast rather than a special occasion treat, we gave it a healthy makeover and created this breakfast banana split recipe.

    Like a classic banana split, this recipe starts off with a banana split down the middle to create two halves. Instead of topping the banana slices with ice cream, however, we use Greek yogurt.

    Not only is this a healthier swap because of the reduced sugar content, but the banana split gets a hefty dose of protein that it lacked before. We also add a drizzle of peanut butter to this breakfast banana split to reinforce the protein content of this dish.

    What you add to the banana after that is truly up to you and what kind of nutritional content you’re looking to get out of your meal. If you want more protein, add hemp hearts. If you want antioxidants, add fresh berries like we do.

    To add crunch to this breakfast banana split, feel free to add granola, chopped nuts, seeds, or quinoa crispies. The possibilities are endless and each one is bound to come with its own added health benefits.


    Cook time: 0 minutes
    Prep time: 5 minutes
    Idle time:



    1. Use a sharp knife to cut your banana straight down the middle vertically to create two halves on your plate.
    2. Add the Greek yogurt between the two banana halves, then drizzle the maple syrup and peanut butter over the yogurt.
    3. Garnish with the granola and fresh berries.

    Additional information

    Born and raised in Southern California, Beeta has embraced a healthy lifestyle focused on farm-to-table cooking, natural products, and wellness routines. When she's not writing up recipes or discussing the latest natural living trends, Beeta enjoys spending time trying new restaurants, traveling with family and friends, and relaxing at home with her furry companion.