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Berry Good Popsicles

Note: This recipe is especially for teens 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

What you need:

  • 30 ounces low-fat or nonfat fruit-flavored yogurt
  • 1 cup strawberries

What to do:

  1. Put strawberries in a blender and mix until berries are cut into small pieces.
  2. Mix yogurt and berries together in a large bowl.
  3. Equally divide yogurt mixture in 6 paper cups.
  4. Cover the opening of each paper cup with a piece of aluminum foil. Make a small slit in the middle of the foil.
  5. Place a popsicle stick through the slit into the middle of the yogurt.
  6. Put in the freezer and freeze overnight.
  7. Before eating, remove paper cup and aluminum foil.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 86 calories
  • 5g protein
  • 0g fat
  • 0g sat. fat
  • 16g carbohydrate
  • 0.3g fiber
  • 7mg cholesterol
  • 64mg sodium
  • 139mg calcium
  • 0.3mg iron

Serves: 6

Serving size: 1 popsicle

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: 14-07-2015