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Crunchy Yogurt Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl

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This crunchy yogurt cantaloupe breakfast bowl is the perfect no-cook breakfast that is full of flavor, fresh summer fruit, and protein all topped with crunchy Grape Nuts cereal.

Crunchy Yogurt Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl on a plate.

Looking for a quick, no-cook breakfast? 

These crunchy yogurt cantaloupe breakfast bowls are a delicious way to start your day!

The sweet, juicy cantaloupe is already in a bowl shape, begging to be filled with your favorite creamy yogurt, and topped with crunchy Grape Nuts cereal.

This breakfast is no fuss, made in minutes, and sure to keep you full until lunchtime. 

You’re going to love these crunchy yogurt cantaloupe breakfast bowls!

Crunchy Yogurt Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl served with Grape Nuts and blueberries.

Ingredients for crunchy yogurt cantaloupe breakfast bowls

  • Cantaloupe – Sweet and juicy melon is the star of this breakfast. 
  • Vanilla Greek yogurt – I use vanilla Greek yogurt here because it’s thick and sweet. Feel free to use your favorite yogurt!
  • Blueberries – Fresh and sweet blueberries go together well with fresh cantaloupe. 
  • Grape Nuts cereal I like Grape Nuts for its nutrients and satisfying crunch sprinkled on top.

How to pick out a ripe cantaloupe

You wouldn’t want a dry, sour melon for this breakfast. So how do you ensure that you’re buying a ripe cantaloupe at the grocery store? 

There are a few tricks I use when I want to make sure the melon is as ripe as possible. 

First, always avoid melons that have brown or soft spots on them. This usually means they have over-ripened and may be rotten in those areas. 

Next, give the melon a sniff! You should be able to smell a strong, sweet, musky scent.

Feel how heavy the melons are. Melons that look heavy for their size often indicate that they’re juicy.

Ripe cantaloupes should be uniformly golden in color. Green areas on cantaloupes indicate that they are not ripe yet.

Additional toppings for cantaloupe bowls

I love Grape Nuts for its nutrients and super satisfying crunch, but feel free to use your favorite store-bought or homemade granola, chopped nuts, or even dried coconut!

Make it your way

This recipe is so versatile, there are so many ways to change it up and make it your favorite.

You can easily substitute the cantaloupe for honeydew! It’s still a great bowl shape, and juicy and sweet.

Another way to change up this recipe is to use your favorite yogurt, whether that be sugar-free, or dairy-free varieties. All varieties will work here.

Not a fan of yogurt? Try it with cottage cheese!

Crunchy Yogurt Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl served with a spoon.

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This crunchy yogurt cantaloupe breakfast bowl is the perfect no-cook breakfast that is full of flavor, fresh summer fruit and protein all topped with crunchy Grape Nuts cereal. You're going to love this quick and easy summertime breakfast bowl. 

Crunchy Yogurt Cantaloupe Breakfast Bowl

Yield: 2 servings

This crunchy yogurt cantaloupe breakfast bowl is the perfect no-cook breakfast that is full of flavor, fresh summer fruit, and protein all topped with crunchy Grape Nuts cereal. You're going to love this quick and easy summertime breakfast bowl. 

Ingredients

  • 1 small ripe cantaloupe, cut in half and seeded
  • 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup Grape Nuts cereal or granola

Instructions

  1. Add 1/2 cantaloupe to 2 plates.
  2. Add 1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt, 1/4 cup blueberries, and 1/4 cup Grapenuts cereal to the hollowed-out center of each cantaloupe.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 1026Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 187mgCarbohydrates: 81gFiber: 7gSugar: 56gProtein: 19g

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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Krista

Sunday 12th of August 2018

I love the use of a cantaloupe! I love what you have in it for breakfast!

Kimberly

Saturday 11th of August 2018

What a super idea, love it!

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