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Berry Good Popsicles

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Note: This recipe is especially for kids who need a gluten-free diet. Kids who need a gluten-free diet must avoid foods that contain gluten, which is a type of protein found in many foods.

This healthy, gluten-free dessert is also a good source of calcium.

Prep time: 5 minutes to prepare, freeze overnight

Ingredients:

  • 30 oz. low-fat or nonfat fruit-flavored yogurt
  • 1 c. strawberries

Directions:

  1. Put strawberries in a blender and mix until berries are in small pieces.
  2. Combine yogurt and berries in a large bowl.
  3. Equally divide yogurt mixture into 6 paper cups.
  4. Place a popsicle stick in the middle of the yogurt.
  5. Put in the freezer and freeze overnight.
  6. Before eating, remove paper cup.

Serves: 6

Serving size: 1 popsicle

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
86 calories
5 g protein
0 g fat
0 g sat. fat
16 g carbohydrate
0.3 g fiber
7 mg cholesterol
64 mg sodium
139 mg calcium
0.3 mg iron

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Variations and suggestions:
Be creative and try different flavors of yogurt and fruit. If you don't have a blender, chop up berries or fruit into small pieces.

Reviewed by: Allison Brinkley, RD, LD/N
Date reviewed: July 2012

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