Red White & Blue Popsicles

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Nutrition Facts
Red White & Blue Popsicles
Serving Size
 
8 g
Amount per Serving
Calories
72
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
6.1
g
9
%
Saturated Fat
 
5.5
g
34
%
Sodium
 
8
mg
0
%
Potassium
 
55
mg
2
%
Carbohydrates
 
3.8
g
1
%
Fiber
 
0.7
g
3
%
Sugar
 
2.3
g
3
%
Protein
 
0.7
g
1
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Yield: 8

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups strawberries whole, fresh or frozen
  • berry stevia
  • 2 cans whole fat coconut milk
  • vanilla stevia
  • Natural Blue Food Dye (made from purple cabbage, found online or in health food stores)

Directions:

  • Blend strawberries with 1-2 tablespoons of water in a blender. Add a few drops of berry stevia to taste for sweetness.
  • Pour one can of coconut milk into a small bowl and add a few drops of vanilla stevia to taste for sweetness. Whisk to make a smooth cream.
  • In another small bowl combine the second can of coconut milk with a few drops of berry stevia to taste for sweetness as well as a few drops of natural blue food dye. Whisk to make a smooth cream.
  • Divide the strawberry blend equally among your popsicle molds filling 1/3 full. Freeze about 20 minutes.
  • Divide the vanilla coconut milk evenly among the molds filling a second 1/3 and freeze another 20 minutes.
  • Finally, divide the blue berry coconut milk among the molds filling the final 1/3 and freeze at least another 3 hours.

Notes:

The type of blue dye used in this recipe is made from boiling purple cabbage in water. The cabbage is removed and the colored water is reduced to a dark purple liquid to which baking soda is added, resulting in a change of color to blue. You can find these natural colors easily in health food stores or online.
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