Red, White, and Blue Pops

With a strawberry-banana top, a blueberry-grape bottom, and a vanilla yogurt middle, these patriotic frozen treats are fun to make and even more fun to eat.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (150 g) frozen unsweetened strawberries
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) water
  • 1/2 banana, peeled
  • 2 cups (480 g) low fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1 cup (150 g) grapes
  • 1 cup (155 g) frozen blueberries

Directions

  1. First Layer: Place strawberries, water, and banana into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 30 seconds. Using a teaspoon, fill each popsicle maker 1/3 full.
  5. Second Layer: Using a teaspoon, layer yogurt over the strawberry banana layer.
  6. Third Layer: Place grapes and blueberries into the Vitamix container and secure lid.
  7. Select Variable 1.
  8. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  9. Blend for 30 seconds. Using a teaspoon, fill each popsicle maker slightly below full.
  10. Freeze for 6 hours or until solid.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.