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Mango Lemon Balm Pops

This is the second post of my personal favorite DIY popsicles, you can of course use any fruit that you like. There is just something so appealing about lemon and mango being put together into a delicious treat. Thank you once again to Lake Austin Spa Resort.

 

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed orange or pineapple juice
  • Several pieces of fresh lemon verbena and lemon balm
  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled and diced or 2 cups frozen mango chunks
 Directions
  1. Crush the herbs and stir into the juice and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Strain and discard the herbs and add the mango pieces in a blender container.
  3. Blend ingredients until smooth and pour into molds. Freeze overnight.
Notes
Substitute persimmon pulp, guava or banana for the mango for a different tropical flavor.


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Yogurt Berry Pops

So these next 2 posts are going to be my personal favorite DIY popsicles, you can of course use any fruit that you like but these 2 specific ones are my absolute favorite. Thanks to Lake Austin Spa Resort

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Ingredients
  • 1 cup of fresh or frozen berries – strawberry, blueberry, raspberry or any combination
  • 1 cup low fat vanilla Greek style yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar
  • Fresh mint
Directions
  1. Process berries until smooth in a blender or food processor.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and process until well blended.
  3. Pour into molds and freeze overnight.
  4. Vary the flavors of yogurt and fruits.
  5. Try coconut Greek yogurt with fresh pineapple chunks, strawberry yogurt with fresh bananas.