Treat Day: Color Block Popsicles

First things first, Happy Friday everyone! Second, how tasty do these Martha Stewart fruity popsicles look? They will be perfect for a sunny Saturday afternoon.  Although it may not be hot enough to lay by the pool quite yet, this tasty treat will cool you off on a warm, sunny day.  Here is the recipie:

    For The Vanilla-Yogurt Mix
    •    1 cup 2 percent Greek yogurt
    •    2 tablespoons sugar
    •    1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped, pod reserved for another use, or 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    For The Raspberry Puree
    •    12 ounces raspberries (3 cups)
    •    2 tablespoons sugar
    •    1 tablespoon Chambord (optional)
    For The Ice Pops
    •    1 cup pink lemonade
    •    1 cup apricot nectar
    •    1 cup grape juice
    1.    Make the vanilla-yogurt mix: Stir together all ingredients.
    2.    Make the raspberry puree: Puree raspberries and sugar in a food processor. Strain through a fine sieve; discard solids. Stir in Chambord.
    3.    Make the ice pops: Pour a few tablespoons vanilla-yogurt mix, raspberry puree, or juice into each of ten 3-ounce ice-pop molds (; freeze for 1 hour. Repeat once, alternating to create stripes. Cover molds, and insert sticks; freeze for 1 hour.
    4.    Remove tops of molds, and repeat pouring and freezing (for 1 hour between each layer) to create stripes until molds are full. Freeze until very firm, at least 3 hours or overnight. Remove ice pops from molds to serve.


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Soup That Will Warm Your Heart





Since it is snowing outside, soup is the perfect comfort food to warm you from the inside out.  Martha Stewart has a whole list of winter soup recipies that are to die for.  Possibly tomato soup and grilled cheese for dinner?

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