Summer heat calls for a refreshing recovery snack post workout. Try this delightfully guilt-free yogurt popsicle recipe. A sweet and refreshing mix of fresh California strawberries, basil, maple syrup, and plain Greek Yogurt combines to cool your body, fuel your muscles, and deliver a healthy dose of vitamin C. Did you know that a serving of 8 California strawberries is only 50 calories and are a source of fibre?
Each popsicle provides 15 g of glycogen renewing carbohydrates, 15 g of muscle-building protein, and 20 mg of illness-fighting vitamin C. On top of this, the cooling power of the popsicles make them a smart choice for mid-game nourishment as cool liquids and slushies have been found to reduce fatigue and aid performance in the heat.
Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes
Freeze Time: freeze overnight for best results
Yields: 6 popsicles
18 Quartered California Strawberries
3 Cups Plain Fat-Free Greek Yogurt
3 Tbsp.Maple Syrup
6 Leaves of Chopped Basil
2 Tsp. Vanilla Extract
- Combine yogurt, vanilla extract, and maple syrup in a medium bowl. Mix vigorously to combine well.
- Add strawberries and basil and stir gently.
- Spoon mixture into popsicle molds, placing some of the strawberries against the sides for an appealing presentation. Freeze overnight.
- When ready to enjoy, release the popsicles from the mold by briefly running the outside of the container under hot water.
Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Sodium 50 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Fibre 2 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 15 g
Vitamin C 20 mg
Calcium 140 mg