Fruit Smoothie and Greek Yogurt Ice Lollies

After all the chocolate I have indulged in recently, I wanted my next recipe to be light, fruity and healthy and something so easy I didn’t need to break into a sweat to make it. And with the sun shinning it was a no brainer, I wanted a creamy on the go dessert.

Ice lollies with fruit in a bowl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I love ice cream and ice-lollies, they are a great quick and easy desserts or cheeky afternoon treat. But I didn’t want to make anything unhealthy, I was craving sweetness but not the calories!

Close up of ice lolly with a frozen kiwi slice in the middle

So I raided my fruit bowl and came up with strawberries, bananas and kiwis. Banana and strawberry make wonderful smoothies but I find kiwis don’t blend well, turning everything a sludgy brown with their seeds.

Fruit Smoothie & Greek Yogurt Ice Lolly with chopped fruit

I chucked the strawberries, banana a dash of skimmed milk and lemon Greek yogurt in a blender and whizzed them all together, it would have made a great smoothie but I wanted ice-lollies

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2 ice lollies with fruit and yogurt

I poured the smoothie into my ice-lolly moulds and sliced up my kiwi and popped a slice in each mould. And popped them in the freezer overnight. And waited impatiently for my fruit smoothie and Greek yogurt ice lollies!

ice lollies in their moulds

What I got the next day was a creamy, fruity dessert on a stick.

A half eaten ice lolly with a bowl of fruit

I used a fat free lemon Greek yogurt in mine as I am a huge fan of all things citrus, and I felt the lemon would give it a nice bite, which it did but this would work just as well with a natural flavoured Greek yogurt. There is no rule that you have to use fat free yogurt I just happen to like my yogurt fat free, and it does help to keep the calories down on these lovely little treats. I’m not a calorie counter by any means but it is nice now and again to be able to enjoy a guilt free treat. And I had no guilt about these at all.

half eaten ice lolly
*Measurements in cups is a guide this recipe was made using metric weight*
Fruit Smoothie and Greek Yogurt Ice Lollies
 
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A light and creamy fruity dessert on the go!
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Recipe type: Sweet/Candy
Cuisine: British
Serves: 4 ice lollies
Ingredients
  • 8 large strawberries - chopped
  • 1 large ripe banana - chopped up
  • 120 grams fat free Greek lemon yogurt, (1/2 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons skimmed milk
  • 1 medium kiwi - sliced
Instructions
  1. Chop up the banana, half the strawberries and place them in your blender.
  2. Pour in your yogurt and add the milk. Blitz on a high speed for a couple of minutes so everything is well blended together.
  3. Pour the liquid into your lolly moulds.
  4. Add a slice of kiwi to each of you lollies.
  5. Then place the lids on or cover and place in your freezer, for a minimum of 4 hours, overnight if you can.
  6. Then enjoy.
    ice lollies with a bowl of fruit
Notes
You will also need to allow around 4 hours freezing time.

 

Author: Emma

I make, photograph and write every post on Bake The Eat. If you ever come over to visit you will be presented with a plethora of home bakes, expect to leave my home a few pounds heavier and with a doggy bag!

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16 Comments

  1. Wow, I love the way these frozen treats look – especially the kiwi in the middle. There is nothing I don’t like about these – and such a healthy treat to cool you down on a hot day! They’re perfect Emma :)
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    • Thanks Kelly, they were really good I sometimes forget how good low calorie and healthy treats are. The fruit was so delicious frozen and the frozen kiwi tasted fantastic.

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  2. Nice post. Wow! I liked the greek yogurt. Fantastic. Thanks.

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    • Thank you I’m glad you like it, I too am a lover of Greek yogurt :)

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  3. These look gorgeous – pretty and healthy too! Now where did the sunshine go???

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    • Hi Louise, tell me about it! I blame Wimbledon it always rains during Wimbledon lol. Glad you like the recipe thought it was time to do something a bit healthier :)

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    • Hi Dwayne, thank you very much. It can be hard sometimes to find healthy treat recipes especially ones that appeal to kids. Thats why I love these because they are so bright and colourful easy to make and they are good for you :) I am sure you will love them when you make them.

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    • Hi Kate thank you, they are a good healthy alternative to many of the summer frozen treats 😀

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  4. This recipes looks good to eat, but can you only use greek yogart or can it be other kinds of yogart? I would like to try it sometime to see what it tastes like.

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    • Hi Ruth, certainly you can use other types of yogurt I have been known to make these with Muller light yogurt with great results.

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  5. Great post. It’s a great recipe and very simple to do. I must try it.

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    • Hi guys, you should they are simple but oh so tasty!

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