Frozen Yogurt Bark

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Frozen Yogurt Bark

Recipe courtesy of the American Heart Association
Servings: 8

1 1/2 cups 2% low-fat plain Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons chopped, unsalted almonds
1/2 cup chopped mango
1/4 cup blackberries or raspberries
1/2 cup blueberries

In medium bowl, mix yogurt and honey.

Line 9-by-13-inch baking dish with parchment paper. Use spatula or knife to spread yogurt over entire bottom of dish.

Pour chopped nuts over yogurt. Use fingers to slightly press into yogurt. Top yogurt with mango, blackberries and blueberries and slightly press into yogurt.

Cover with plastic wrap or foil and place in freezer overnight.

To serve: Lift parchment paper from baking dish onto cutting board. Use hands to break bark into pieces.


Source: American Heart Association