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7 red, white, and blue popsicles in a bowl of ice.
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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.
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword blueberry, breakfast popsicle, Cherry, lime, popsicle, strawberries, strawberry, yogurt
Prep Time 20 minutes
Freeze time 8 hours
Servings 12 popsicles
Calories 51kcal


  • popsicle molds
  • food processor or blender


  • 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