from Taste of Home
- 1 1/4 C sliced fresh strawberries
- 1 3/4 c (14 oz) vanilla yogurt divided (I used Soy Delicious vanilla coconut-milk yogurt)
- 1 1/4 c blueberries, fresh or frozen
- 6 popsicle molds or paper cups (app. 3 oz. each)*
Place the fresh strawberries and 2 TBSP yogurt in a blender and process until fully combined. Transfer to bowl and set aside.
In the blender, process the blueberries and 2 TBSP yogurt until full combined. Set aside.
Layer approximately 1 1/2 TBSP of strawberry mixture, 3 TBSP yogurt and 1/2 TBSP blueberry mixture in each mold or cup. Top with holders or cover plastic cups with tinfoil then insert popsicle stick. If you are using plastic cups, place the cups in a deep pan to hold them together in the freezer. I used a round springform plan and it worked perfectly!
*The original recipe said this made 12 popsicles by doing a 1:2:1 ratio of fruit, yogurt, fruit but when I tried doubling it to 2:4:2, I barely got 5. This 1.5:3:1.5 ratio I provided above should comfortably give you 6 popsicles.
And know for some great vegan recipes that should please everyone at your BBQ, or at least give you something to munch on!
Recipe Round Up:
Blueberry Strawberry Salsa- My friend Amelia said this salsa changed her life. She could be exaggerating. Then again, maybe she isn’t…
Strawberry Margarita- Best. Cocktail. EVER
Nuts and Oats Burger (make ahead of time and bring to the party that way they are ready to get thrown on the grill when the time comes. Also freezes well)
Strawberry Chickpea Salad with Cinnamon Dijon Dressing- A change from the heavy pasta and potato salad, this dish would work as a side or as a full meal for those not interested in grilled meat.
Perfect Chocolate Cupcakes- Though these are chocolate and not white, which would be more ideal for the holiday, they are the perfect not-too-sweet cupcake that has always gotten thumbs up when served. You can go crazy with the frosting and sprinkles to make them more festive!
Funfetti Cake Balls- these would look adorable with red white and blue sprinkles
Whole wheat Cherry Pecan Cookies- Cookies are great because they go together easily and are great for all ages
This round up has made me realize two things: 1. I have A LOT of dessert recipes and 2. I have A LOT of strawberry recipes. Good things 4th of July cook outs are perfect for both!
Have a safe 4th of July everyone!