Saturday, June 18, 2011

Berry Pops- A Sweet and Tasty Treat.

Do you need a fun summer activity that doubles as a healthy sweet treat? Try these nutritious berry pops. Here is the recipe, easy and tasty too.




BERRY POPS


Makes 6 servings

Equipment Needed:

-Measuring cups and spoons

-Saucepan and blender

-Wooden spoon and hot pad, cookie sheet

-Paper cups, aluminum foil, popsicle sticks

Ingredients:

-1/3 cup berry juice blend

-1 envelope of unflavored gelatin

-1 ½ cups low-fat vanilla yogurt

-1 ¼ cups frozen unsweetened berries

Method:

1. Place the juice in a pan and sprinkle the gelatin over it, Cook over low heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until gelatin crystals dissolve.

2. Remove the pan from the heat and place on a hot pad.

3. Mix the yogurt, berries, and warm gelatin mixture in a blender. Secure lid and blend until smooth.

4. Fill six-ounce cups with the blended mixture and cover each with a sheet of aluminum foil. Place the cups on a cookie sheet.

5. Insert the popsicle stick in each cup by making a slit in the foil.

6. Place the tray in the freezer and freeze until hard.

7. Peel away the paper and enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Serving size: 1 Popsicle

Calories: 71

Fat: 1 g

Protein: 3 g

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