Festive, fruity, summery and a great drink for entertaining.
155 calories per serving
1 c cherries, sliced off the pit or pitted and sliced
1 c blueberries
1 c raspberries
1 c strawberries, sliced
1 nectarine, chopped
2 c apricot nectar
750 ml bottle white or red wine
2 c lemon lime seltzer
Add fruit to nectar and chill an hour or more. Add wine and seltzer just before serving.
What a refreshing snack on a hot summer day ! Pops of any kind make a great dessert or snack and these are no exception 🙂
12 servings (6 oz. pops)
103 calories per serving
2 granny smith apples, peeled and diced
2 c pear juice
½ t ground cardamom
1 ripe pear, peeled and diced
1 c applesauce
Mix apples, pear juice and cardamom and simmer on low heat 10 minutes to soften the apples. Add the pears and simmer another 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add the applesauce. Fill the molds and insert the sticks and freeze at least 8 hours.
For fun, place a green maraschino cherry at the bottom of each pop before filling with the other mix.
These really taste like you are sipping a root beer float – but they also cool you off on a hot summer day.
6 servings (6 oz. pops)
67 calories per serving
12 oz. diet root beer, very cold (so it foams less)
6 maraschino cherries, stems removed
1 ¼ c lite vanilla ice cream, left out for 10-15 minutes so it gets melty and easy to work with
Pour an inch worth of root beer in each mold spooning off any foam that develops then drop in a cherry. Freeze one hour. Divide ice cream amount molds and freeze for an hour. Add the rest of the root beer spooning off any foam, insert sticks and freeze at least 5 hours.