Berry Cherry Yogurt Popsicles make for a sweet dessert or mid-day treat. If your struggling with sore mouth or difficulty swallowing, these popsicles can offer some relief. The cherries provide antioxidants. Blackberries provide cancer-fighting phytochemicals. And, the greek yogurt is a good source of protein. An added bonus, Greek yogurt contains less sugar than regular yogurt and provides a sweet, tangy taste to the popsicles. Enjoy!
1½ cup pitted fresh or frozen cherries
1/2 cup fresh or frozen blackberries
1 Tbsp. honey
24 oz. vanilla Greek yogurt
12 (3 oz.) paper cups and 12 popsicle sticks or plastic spoons
In small mixing bowl mash cherries and berries. Drizzle on honey and mix together.
In paper cups, layer alternating spoonfuls of yogurt and fruit until full. Place popsicle stick or plastic spoon in each cup. Freeze.
When ready to serve, tear paper cup off popsicle and enjoy.
Makes 12 paper cup popsicles.
Per serving: 69 calories, 0 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 12 g carbohydrate, 5 g protein, 1 g dietary fiber, 18 mg sodium.
Recipe from the American Institute for Cancer Research.