Let’s face it, most food that comes in tubes are not healthy.
*But it’s a fact that kids love to eat frozen food from a tube.
(*indicates that it is not really a fact and more of an observation)
Luckily, there is an alternative to those sugar laced freezable yogurt tubes…
You can make your own and freeze them in small ziplock bags and your kids won’t even notice because they are just so happy to be eating sans silverware.
Homemade Freezer Pops
This being more of a technique than a recipe, the flavor possibilities are endless and they are super fast and easy to make.
Snack sized ziplock bags
Ingredients for natural yogurt pops
1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup raspberries (mangoes, strawberries, pineapple or peaches can be substituted)
1/2 cup orange juice or pineapple juice
2 frozen bananas
1 Tablespoon maple syrup ( or more to taste)
2 tsp. vanilla extract
Puree all ingredients in a blender and pour about 1/3 cup into each ziplock bag. Gently press the air out of the bag and seal. Fold the sealed edge over and secure with a piece of tape. lay flat on a baking sheet. Repeat with remaining bags and freeze for 3-4 hours. When ready to eat, snip one end of the bag.