Blueberry Peach Greek Yogurt Popsicles

Blueberry Peach Greek Yogurt Popsicles

Yogurt Pops are insanely easy to make.  All you need is yogurt, some fruit and/or jam, and, if desired, sweetener like honey, sugar, or nut butter. You can even add mix-ins like coconut, nuts, or cookie bits. All you have to do to prepare them is to smash the fruit a bit [or pulverize it for a “smoothie” bar], stir in  your optional sweetener, the yogurt, your mix-ins and freeze. You can also add a little bit of milk to thin it out if you’d like. Want to go dairy free? Use soy yogurt and coconut or almond milk. Want to go sugar free? Sweeten with pulverized bananas or don’t bother sweetening at all! Below is the recipe for the pops we made this weekend followed by a list of the combinations we’ll be trying next:

BLUEBERRY PEACH GREEK YOGURT POPSICLES
A Flexible Recipe
makes 6 pops
recipe may be doubled/tripled, etc

INGREDIENTS
.5 c blueberries [or other fruit], smashed or pulverized
2-4 tbs jam or other sweetener to taste [We used 3 tbs of our own Amaretto Peach Jam from last year’s Summer of Funner.]
1 c Greek Yogurt [We used 0%]
.25 c Mix-ins [Optional – We didn’t use any, but see our “Great Combos” below!]

METHOD
Smash or Pulverize Fruit
Stir Jam [or honey or other sweetener if desired] into Fruit
Stir in Yogurt
Stir in Any other Mix-ins [like coconut, nut bits, sprinkles, etc.]
Spoon into Popsicle Molds [or Small Paper Cups, adding Popsicle Sticks]
Freeze

GOTTA TRY IT! MORE GREAT COMBOS FOR YOGURT POPS!
Figs, Honey & Greek Yogurt
Maple Syrup, Walnut Bits & Greek Yogurt
Candied Pecan Pieces, Peaches & Greek Yogurt
Mango, Coconut, Cardamom, & Vanilla Greek Yogurt
Pistachios, Vanilla, Honey & Greek Yogurt
Strawberry Jam, Vanilla, Lavender & Greek Yogurt
Lime Juice, Brown Sugar, Coconut, Graham Cracker Crumbs & Greek Yogurt
Sugar-Free Peanut-Butter, Pulverized Banana & Greek Yogurt
Carrot Cake Jam & Yogurt
Nutella, Biscuit Bits & Yogurt

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About Roseanne Carrara

I produce seasonal parenting sites at http://www.thelunchboxseason.com [Sept-June] and http://www.summeroffunner.com [June-Sept]. My professional writing site is http://www.roseannecarrara.com

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