Blueberry and Yogurt Popsicles

It’s been hot around here lately and my kids have been wanting frozen treats so I decided to make some healthier ones for them. I had them pick out what flavor yogurt they wanted – my daughter chose vanilla and my son chose lemon. I made a quick blueberry sauce then strained it so it was just liquid then swirled it together with the different yogurts. I put them in popsicle molds and popped them in the freezer for 24 hours. They were super quick, easy, and much healthier than store bought popsicles. My kids LOVED them and they disappeared quickly. I’ll be making these again soon.

Pour the yogurt into a bowl – if you are using different flavored yogurts then put them each into their own bowls.

Heat the water, sugar, blueberries, and lemon zest in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir the berries often, mashing them, for 5-7 minutes. Remove from the heat and let it cool for a few minutes before pouring through a strainer. Let the blueberry sauce cool completely.

Pour a bit of the blueberry sauce, to taste, into the bowl(s) of yogurt(s). Gently stir just a little bit to swirl blueberry sauce with yogurt – don’t mix thoroughly. Pour into each popsicle mold.

Place into the freezer for 24 hours. Enjoy.

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Blueberry and Yogurt Popsicles

Ingredients:

3 containers of vanilla yogurt
3 containers of lemon yogurt
1 pint of blueberries
1/4 cup of water
2 tbsp sugar, more if needed
Zest of lemon

Directions:

Pour the yogurt into a bowl - if you are using different flavored yogurts then put them each into their own bowls.

Heat the water, sugar, blueberries, and lemon zest in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir the berries often, mashing them, for 5-7 minutes. Remove from the heat and let it cool for a few minutes before pouring through a strainer. Let the blueberry sauce cool completely.

Pour a bit of the blueberry sauce, to taste, into the bowl(s) of yogurt(s). Gently stir just a little bit to swirl blueberry sauce with yogurt - don't mix thoroughly. Pour into each popsicle mold.

Place into the freezer for 24 hours. Enjoy.

Recipe and photos by For the Love of Cooking.net

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13 Responses to “Blueberry and Yogurt Popsicles”

  1. 1

    gloria — August 21, 2014 @ 8:42 pm

    What lovely popsicles Pam! I love them!
    Yours kids are big and cute!

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    Kim in MD — August 22, 2014 @ 5:39 am

    Your children are adorable, and it looks like they really enjoyed these yummy Popsicles!

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    Angie@Angie's Recipes — August 22, 2014 @ 8:25 am

    Simple and delicious…these are the best summer cooler!

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    Peggy Recker — August 22, 2014 @ 10:51 am

    Your kids are darling, those look very refreshing especially on an extremely humid day like today!

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    Martha — August 22, 2014 @ 1:16 pm

    These look like a delicious treat!

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    DeniseinVA — August 22, 2014 @ 2:30 pm

    These look delicious! Having just had a bout of bronchitis, I have been getting into making homemade Popsicles again ( I used to make them all the time when my son was little). They feel so good on my throat, that was the initial reason I started making them again. And then I realized how much I was enjoying them for a light treat, husband too. I will be making these next so thanks for the wonderful recipe.

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    Jovina Coughlin — August 22, 2014 @ 4:30 pm

    I bet your children loved them. They look so yummy.

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    lenia — August 22, 2014 @ 10:54 pm

    A yummy and healthy sweet treat!

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    Larry — August 23, 2014 @ 6:36 am

    You take such good care of your kids

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    Marjie — August 23, 2014 @ 1:46 pm

    Your son’s hair is sunbleached! He looks so cute! I’m sad that they’ve gotten so big so fast. (I’m sad this weekend, having taken Ryan to college, so it’s rubbing off on my perception of your kids, no doubt). Those popsicles look wonderful, and certainly were being enjoyed.

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    marcela — August 24, 2014 @ 6:17 am

    wow! i’d love to taste it! Btw. Your blog is awesome! I’ll visit u very often!

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    The Duo Dishes — August 26, 2014 @ 7:56 pm

    We all need new ideas for healthier snacks, so thanks for sharing this one! There have been a lot of great popsicle recipes popping up lately. The swirl variety always look so pretty.

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    Joanne — August 27, 2014 @ 8:40 pm

    Love that these are healthy AND still feel like you’re indulging in a sweet treat! Best of both worlds.

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