Posts Tagged ‘popsicle recipes’

Last week we picked olallieberries at Webb Ranch and, while the kids loved eating them in the fields, as soon as we got the cartons home, they lost interest. So we were left with a lot of olallieberries. We contemplated a pie, but the season didn’t feel right, so instead we made popsicles. And the kids loved them.


Olallieberries wouldn’t melt in my mouth

Here’s the recipe in case you want to try them:


3 cartons of olallieberries

1/2 cup of apple juice

1 banana

1 cup of yogurt



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Buttermilk wouldn't melt in my mouth

Our garden was bountiful this citrus season, and we now have a freezer packed with frozen lemon juice. With all this lovely warm weather we’ve been enjoying lately I’ve been inspired to use some of it to make popsicles for the garden.  During this process I came across a recipe that sounded a little odd, was (relatively) low sugar as these things go, but that I felt was worth a try. Well, it was DELICIOUS and the kids loved it – so I’m sharing it for your outdoors use.  Enjoy.

Add 1/2 cup of fresh lemon juice to 1/2 cup of sugar and 1 cup of buttermilk. Stir thoroughly. Pour into popsicles moulds and freeze.  Easy. So easy, in fact, that it’s a perfect recipe for making with your preschooler (as long as they understand that freezing the popsicles takes several hours…)

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