Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Pops

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Pops

1 Review
From: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2011

Turn a strawberry-banana smoothie, or your favorite blended concoction, into freezer pops for a cool treat.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 cups frozen strawberries
  • 1 medium banana
  • 1 cup low-fat strawberry yogurt or vanilla yogurt
  • ½ cup cranberry juice cocktail or pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup

Preparation

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  1. Place strawberries, banana, yogurt, juice and maple syrup in a blender and blend until smooth. Divide among six 4-ounce freezer-pop molds. Freeze until firm, at least 6 hours.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Freeze for up to 3 weeks.
  • Equipment: six 4-ounce freezer pop molds (see Tip)
  • Tip: If you don't have your freezer pop molds, divide the smoothie among small paper or plastic cups instead. Freeze until very thick, but not completely frozen, 1 to 2 hours. Insert frozen-treat sticks and continue freezing until completely firm, 4 to 5 hours more.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 (4-ounce) pop
  • Per serving: 92 calories; 1.0 g fat(0.0 g sat); 2.0 g fiber; 21.0 g carbohydrates; 2.0 g protein; 17.0 mcg folate; 3 mg cholesterol; 16.0 g sugars; 8.0 g added sugars; 34.0 IU vitamin A; 43.0 mg vitamin C; 61.0 mg calcium; 0.0 mg iron; 21 mg sodium; 238.0 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (72% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: ½ fruit, ½ other carbohydrate

Reviews 1

February 03, 2011
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By: JG
Yum! I thought these were great! It's really nice to know what's in my popsicles, because I made them myself. I left out the maple syrup, and it was still plenty sweet. They were crunchier (crisper/icier?) than a store-bought popsicle, but I enjoyed it. Pros: Fun, delicious, easy to make