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Strawberry Basil Yogurt Popsicles

Strawberry Basil Yogurt Popsicles

Happy Friday Everyone!

I’m so glad its Friday. It’s been a long week sitting out in the hot sun all afternoon watching the kids in their tennis tournament.  Fun stuff! But also hot!

Strawberry Basil Yogurt Popsicles

Every night this week, I’ve wished I had more strawberries to make more of these Strawberry Basil Yogurt Popsicles, and every afternoon on the drive back home from the tennis courts, I forgot to buy some.

I bought 6 basil plants in four different types (Italian, lemon, Thai and purple) at the farmers market two weeks ago and saw an idea for popsicles on a blog and had to try it. Mine are a little different, with plain yogurt and everything blended together as one flavor, and a lot of basil. They could’ve had even more I think.

I used a little bit of lightly sweetened yogurt at the top of the popsicles just for a bit of a different look, but you could skip that. My kids loved these, even though my daughter was hesitant and made a face at the thought of basil. I’m having a love affair with basil.  I’d probably wear basil perfume.  haha.  Just kidding..  But mmm, the smell and taste of basil. If you’re not crazy about though, like I am, I didn’t find it overpowering in this recipe.  You could cut back or (gasp!) leave it out.

Either way, these make for a very refreshing and easy to make treat!!  I hope you enjoy them!

Strawberry Basil Yogurt PopsiclesCheck my previous post for how to make the Simple Syrup I used here.  I think next time I might try a basil simple syrup for these.

Check below for the printable recipe and let me know if you try this!Strawberry Basil Yogurt Popsicles

Strawberry Basil Greek Yogurt Popsicles - Cool off with these healthy strawberry and basil popsicles with greek yogurt. Get the recipe @pipercooks | PiperCooks.com
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Strawberry Basil Yogurt Popsicles

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 small pops
Author pipercooks

Ingredients

  • ½ pint of strawberries
  • 1 cup plain Greek style yogurt
  • 6 basil leaves
  • Simple syrup to taste

Instructions

  1. Blend strawberries and basil together in food processor or blender.
  2. Add yogurt and blend, then add simple syrup to taste. I used about a teaspoon or so.
  3. Pour into popsicle mold and freeze for a few hours, or until ready.

 

Strawberry Basil Greek Yogurt Popsicles - Cool off with these healthy strawberry and basil popsicles with greek yogurt. Get the recipe @pipercooks | PiperCooks.com

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