Berry Good Popsicles
Note: This recipe is especially for kids on a gluten-free diet, who must avoid foods that contain gluten, 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
- 30 ounces low-fat or nonfat fruit-flavored yogurt
- 1 cup strawberries
- measuring cup
- 6 paper cups (8 ounces)
- 6 popsicle sticks
- aluminum foil
- small knife (you’ll need an adult assistant)
- Put strawberries in a blender and mix until berries are cut into small pieces.
- Mix yogurt and berries together in a large bowl.
- Equally divide yogurt mixture into 6 paper cups.
- Cover the opening of each paper cup with a piece of aluminum foil. Make a small slit in the middle of the foil.
- Place a popsicle stick through slit into in the middle of the yogurt.
- Put in the freezer and freeze overnight.
- Before eating, remove paper cup and aluminum foil.
Serving size: 1 popsicle
Nutritional analysis (per serving):
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: Rupal Christine Gupta, MD
Date reviewed: July 2015