Healthy Patriotic Popsicle recipe
Fresh summer berries and cherries pair perfectly with creamy vanilla yogurt in these popsicles that are great for breakfast or dessert.
Servings 12 popsicles
- 2 cups whole milk vanilla yogurt, divided
- 1 cup fresh cherries stems and pits removed, halved
- 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
- 3 teaspoons simple syrup, divided honey or maple syrup work here too
- 1 cup sliced, fresh strawberries
For the blue layer
Place 4 tablespoons yogurt, 1 teaspoon simple syrup or sweetener of choice, cherries and lime zest in a blender or food processor andprocess until blended. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of the cherry mixture into the bottom of each mold. Freeze the mold for 20 minutes.
For the white layer
Scoop 2 tablespoons vanilla yogurt into each mold. Freeze for another 20 minutes.
For the red layer
Rinse the blender well and combine 4 tablespoons yogurt with 1 heaped cup sliced strawberries and 1 teaspoon simple syrup or sweetener of choice. Blend until completely combined. Add 1 tablespoon if the strawberry mixture to the molds. Add the popsicle sticks and secure.
Freeze for 6-8 hours or until frozen solid.
To make simple syrup:
Combine equal parts sugar and water in a small saucepan over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1mg