This summer skip the store bought popsicles, and make your own healthier version at home.
A go-to in our house is Strawberry Parfait Popsicles. A popsicle laced with strawberry preserves, granola, and creamy vanilla yogurt. A fun summer treat you can make with the kids and enjoy guilt-free on a hot day.
Homemade Strawberry Preserves (recipe below)
650g container of vanilla yogurt
Package of your store-bought favourite garnola or homemade granola
Add a layer of vanilla yogurt to the bottom of your popsicle moulds.
Add a layer of strawberry perserves and a sprinkle of granola.
Continue adding the layers until the mould is fill.
Pop in the freezer, and enjoy hours later.
Preparing homemade strawberry preserves at home is an easy process.
2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and halved
2 tbsp sugar
1.5 tsp cornstarch
In a small bought over medium-low heat, add strawberries, sugar and cornstarch. Stir to combine the sugar and cornstarch with the strawberries.
Cook over medium-low heat for 8-10 minutes until the strawberries reach a jam-like consistency.
Remove from heat, cool and store in fridge in a mason jar.
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