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Frozen Smart Bark

Serves 8 to 10.


    Summertime brings a quest for cool. What better way than with some cool, creamy frozen bark as a little midday snack? This iced bark is studded with a combination of brain-healthy ingredients—golden flaxseed, walnuts, and turmeric to name a few. Here’s to putting a healthy chill into a warm day.



    • Frozen bark is delicious in many variations. Make it with your favourite flavoured yogurt studded with chopped fresh fruit.
    • For optimum nutrient results, be sure to add a pinch of black pepper whenever using turmeric in a recipe. They go hand in hand.


    Frozen Smart Bark


    • 2 cups (500 mL) plain Greek yogurt
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) maple syrup
    • 1 tsp (5 mL) turmeric, plus extra to taste
    • 1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) black pepper
    • 1/2 cup (125 mL) chopped walnuts
    • 1/4 cup (60 mL) golden flaxseeds
    • 1/4 cup (60 mL) ribbon coconut, lightly toasted
    • 2 Tbsp (30 mL) dried barberries or chopped dried cranberries
    • 1 oz (28 g) dark chocolate
    • 1 Tbsp (15 mL) coconut oil


    Per serving:

    • calories145
    • protein5g
    • fat (4 g sat. fat10g
    • trans fat)0g
    • carbohydrates10g
      • sugar7g
      • fibre3g
    • sodium38g



    Line 9 x 12 in (23 x 30 cm) shallow-sided baking sheet with parchment paper. A large lasagna pan will also work. Set aside.


    In bowl, combine yogurt, maple syrup, and turmeric. Whisk together to blend. Pour into lined tray and spread out into an even thickness. Evenly scatter with walnuts, flaxseeds, coconut, and barberries or cranberries.


    In small bowl in microwave or in small saucepan on stovetop, melt chocolate and coconut oil together, stirring until smooth. Drizzle in strands overtop yogurt. Freeze tray until firm, preferably overnight. To serve, break bark into chunks. Return any remaining bark to freezer to prevent melting.


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