From the kitchen of One Perfect Bite...This is a simple treat that is nice to have in the roster when you are trying to provide healthier alternatives for family snacks and desserts. While I've provided a recipe, it is meant only as a guide and I hope you will come up with fruit and yogurt combinations of your own. I made these bars for Bob when he was first released from the hospital. He liked the icy flavor of the frozen berries and I liked the bit of protein I could sneak into his diet with the yogurt. The pops have since become a favorite of his, so I'm currently trying to recreate Dreamsicles, a childhood favorite we both loved. They cost all of a nickel when we were kids, and I remember sitting on the curb on hot Chicago nights waiting for the ice cream truck to roll by. Back then, the Good Humor Man was the most popular guy in town and I am, to this day, amazed that families were raised on the income earned from those trucks. If I have any luck with my Dreamsicle experiments, I'll let you know. In the meantime, here the recipe for today's fruit and yogurt pops.
Raspberry and Yogurt Pops...from the kitchen of One Perfect Bite
3 cups raspberries
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 tablespoons superfine sugar
1/3 cup superfine sugar
1 1/2 cups full-fat yogurt
1) Add raspberries, lemon juice and 3 tablespoons sugar to a blender and puree. Strain through a fine sieve and pour an equal quantity into bottom of each of 10 popsicle molds. Freeze for 1 hour before proceeding.
2) Add sugar and yogurt to a blender jar and pulse to combine. Spoon or pour on top of raspberries already in popsicle molds. Freeze for about an hour before inserting insert sticks. Return to freezer for at least 3 hours before serving. Run warm water over sides of molds to release popsicles. Yield: 10 servings.
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