Recipe With Heart
Sweet Catskills Strawberries. How to put ’em in a Popsicle!
June (a short but VERY sweet season!)
8 Strawberries Have 140% of a Child’s Daily Vitamin C
- Over 53 percent of seven to nine year olds picked strawberries as their favorite fruit, making it the most popular fruit among children.
- One cup of strawberries is just 55 calories.
- Strawberries are a member of the rose family — and each one contains 200 seeds…wow!
Strawberries should be stored in the refrigerator and are best if used within 2-3 days.
Prep & Usage
- Wash your strawberries, remove the green tops, then freeze and enjoy them year round!
- Strawberries pair perfectly well with local rhubarb (check out this simple, delicious strawberry rhubarb crisp recipe)
- Strawberries can be savory! Try this sweet AND savory salad featuring 5 local ingredients.
Simple Strawberry Popsicles
INGREDIENTS (♥ = Fresh from the Catskills!)
2 cups strawberries, chopped ♥
2 cups low fat vanilla yogurt ♥
12 small paper cups
12 popsicle sticks
- Combine strawberries and yogurt. If you want a smoother popsicle, place mixture in a blender first.
- Fill cups with strawberry yogurt mixture. Cover cups with plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
- Insert popsicle sticks into cups. Place in freezer for at least 4 hours.
- To remove popsicles from the cups, place in warm water for 1-2 minutes — they will slide ride out of the cups…Enjoy!