Cherry Yogurt Protein Popsicles

Cherry Yogurt Protein Popsicles By @MariaTiramisuCA | #cherry #yogurt #protein #popsicles #mariatiramisu

Cherry Yogurt Protein Popsicles. © MariaTiramisu.com 2015.

Celebrate Canada Day with these creamy, high-protein, low-fat cherry popsicles. 

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Oikos Greek Vanilla Yogurt by Danone, and Double Fruit cherry spread (jam) by Smucker’s come together in this easy make-ahead recipe. Double Fruit spreads taste great and have a high fruit content, which is perfect for popsicles.

This healthy recipe was inspired by the Canadian Women’s Soccer Team at the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. #ProudToBeCanadian

The Cherry Yogurt Protein Popsicles recipe is listed below. Happy Canada Day!

Cherry Yogurt Protein Popsicles
 
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Creamy, high-protein, low-fat cherry popsicles for Canada Day.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Canadian
Yield: 6 popsicles
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups Oikos Vanilla Greek Yogurt (2% fat) by Danone
  • 1¼ cups Double Fruit cherry spread by Smucker's (a thick jam with large pieces of fruit)
Instructions:
  1. Mix yogurt and cherry spread in a medium bowl.
  2. Spoon mixture into six ½-cup popsicle molds.
  3. Insert a popsicle stick into each mold. Place the popsicles in a freezer for 7 hours or overnight.
  4. Hold the molds under running hot water for a few seconds. Carefully remove the popsicles from the molds.
Notes:
For a pink and white layered popsicle:

1. Mix ¾ cups vanilla greek yogurt in a small bowl with 1 tablespoon of milk, and 1 tablespoon of white granulated sugar. Set aside.
2. Mix 1¼ cups of yogurt and 1 cup of cherry jam in a medium bowl.
3. Spoon half of the cherry mixture into six ½-cup popsicle molds.
4. Spoon the milk-yogurt mixture on top of the the cherry layer.
5. Spoon the remaining cherry mixture into the molds. Insert sticks and freeze as described above.
Please take not that the white layer will be firmer than the red/pink layers.


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