Breakfast Bistro Box

Breakfast Bistro Box

Bistro Box Submitted by: Madison Park Middle School, Phoenix, AZ
Smoothie Submitted by: Hawthorn Hill Elementary, Lee’s Summit, MO

The inspiration

  • Chocolate Coconut Yogurt Muffin

    • Flour, white wheat1 pound
    • Flour, white, AP1 pound
    • Baking powder1 ounce
    • Salt, kosher0.25 ounce
    • Baking soda0.75 ounce
    • Cocoa powder 6 ounces
    • Sugar, granulated6 ounces
    • Dannon® Lowfat Vanilla Yogurt4 pounds
    • Eggs4 each
    • Oil, vegetable6 ounces
    • Milk, low fat4 ounces
    • Vanilla extract2 ounces
    • Coconut, shredded18 ounces
    • Chocolate chips, semisweet12 ounces

  • Creamy Strawberry Banana Smoothie

    • Banana, fresh, 100-120 count9.5 pounds
    • Strawberries, frozen, whole5.25 pounds
    • Dannon® Lowfat Vanilla Yogurt6.25 quarts
    • Grapes 8.25 pounds
    • Horizon Organic® Low Fat Aseptic Milk, 8 oz48 each

The Technique

For muffins:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2. Combine flours, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cocoa powder and sugar in a large bowl.

3. In a standing floor mixer, combine yogurt, eggs, oil, milk and vanilla extract. Mix well with a paddle attachment.

4. Slowly add dry ingredients into yogurt mixture just until combined. Do not over mix.

5. Gently mix in coconut and chocolate chips.

6. Scoop 3 ounces of batter into each muffin.

7. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until muffins are cooked and feel firm to the touch.

8. Let cool.

For smoothie:

1. Peel bananas.

2. Place bananas, frozen strawberries, and yogurt in a large, high sided container. Blend with an immersion blender until smooth.

3. Portion into 9-ounce servings.

CCP: Keep cold for service, below 41 degrees

To assemble bistro box: play ½ cup grapes, smoothie, wrapped muffin and milk into a container.

CCP: Keep cold for service, below 41 degrees

Recipe notes:

  • Muffins can be frozen for later use.

Nutrients Per Serving:
Nutrient%DVNutrient %DVNutrient%DV
Calories50525%Total Fat (g)12g16%Dietary Fiber6g28%
Protein (g)12g24%Saturated Fat (g)6g30%Sodium (mg)321mg13%
Carbohydrate (g)87g31%Cholesterol (mg)23mg7%Sugar (g)42g


48 Servings
1 serving is 1 ounce meat/meat alternate, 1 ounce grain, and 1 cup fruit (½ cup in smoothie, ½ cup grapes)