Tuesday, June 28, 2011

A Yummy Summer Treat: Popsicles

Yesterday we made the best popsicles!  We each enjoyed one, Presley two!
First you need to have a fabulous sister in law and two brothers to buy your daughter (you) a Zoku.
I keep mine in the freezer, so it is always accessible.

You'll need:
about 2 cups strawberries cut in half
2 Tbsp sugar
half a lemon lightly squeezed
vanilla yogurt 

Oh, and a trusty little assistant!

Put the strawberries, sugar, and lemon juice in the blender.
Blend completely.

Layer vanilla yogurt and strawberry puree in your Zoku or popsicle molds.
Insert stick and freeze.

Place popsicles on parchment paper until you eat or put in freezer bags in the freezer.

Enjoy outside!

all photos courtesy of my iphone.


pollydove said...

I LOVE homemade popsicles! Those look incredible ... and your little Presley is too adorable!

Emily Meyerhoffer said...

Oh my goodness! Those look delicious. And Presley is so cute!

Laurel @ Ducks in a Row said...

Do you think that Zoku is worth it? I've had my eye on it for quite awhile!

Swirls of Happy said...

YUM YUM!!!! She is too cute for words :)


Erica said...

These look amazing! Camryn has been asking me every since we left your house to make popsicles. She must have heard you as we were leaving. Apparently I need one of these. I have never heard of them. Better then a regular popsicle maker? Don't know the difference.

Emma (Glitter and Gold) said...

I was planning on buying one of these this summer - this just reminded me! looks so yummy and healthier . . . oh an congrats on #2 - we are getting ready to meet our #2 - I'm due this sunday!

Heather said...

These look so good...I just bought one and can't wait to try all the yummy recipes!! Thank you for the cute photos. :)


Tea and Cigarettes said...

these look delicious!! I need to get myself one of those popsicle makers, especially in this heat!



Tara said...

Those look so yummy. You are such a cute mama!!

Macy Dawn said...

I LOVE our Zoku! We keep ours in the freezer as well. I purchase extra sticks so I can have popsicles pre-made and frozen in ziploc baggies. I will definitely try this recipe out. I hadn't thought of using frozen yogurt...Yum!

drollgirl said...

OOOOOOOH, they look so beautiful! and so delicious!

and what a gorgeous kid!!!

Amanda Klein said...

I've never heard of a Zoku! How long does it take to freeze?

Home is whenever I'm with you said...

I love this post! After seeing it I convinced my hubs to buy me a Zoku for my birthday! :) Your daughter is absolutely precious! I love her little Toms! You have a beautiful family! Congratulations on your new addition!

Danielle Oakey Interiors said...

These look incredible, I will definitely be making these!

Corrie Anne said...

Absolutely gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have three brothers. Why can't they buy me one of those!??!?!?!?!

Zane Wooder said...

Popsicle's are ok but freezes are way better.

-Zane of ontario honey

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