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Jun 9, 2011 2:01 AM by From the Editors of Live Right Live Well

Triple Berry Ice Pops

Ice pops are a fun way to cool off from the heat and humidity of summer, but those calories from sugar can add up fast. Keep calories under control -- and give yourself an antioxidant boost -- by making homemade fruit ice pops. The 100 percent apple and orange juices help the berries puree easier, and the almond extract adds a tad of natural sweetness. Add a little sugar or low-calorie sweetener if you prefer sweeter pops. Use any combination of in-season berries -- raspberries, strawberries, blackberries or even blueberries.

Makes 12 ice pops

Ingredients
6 ounces fresh raspberries
6 ounces fresh blackberries
1 pound fresh strawberries
2 tablespoons orange juice
4 tablespoons apple juice
1/8 teaspoon pure almond extract

Directions
1. Rinse all berries and drain. Remove stems and green leaves from strawberries.

2. Place all berries in a blender along with orange juice, apple juice and almond extract.

3. Puree until completely smooth.

4. Pour into 12 ice pop molds. (Use molds with 1/2-cup capacity each.)

5. Freeze thoroughly.

Nutrition information (per serving)
27 calories
0 g protein
6.5 g carbohydrates
0 g fat
0 mg cholesterol
1 mg sodium
102 mg potassium
13 mg calcium
0.3 mg iron
44 IU vitamin A
28 mg vitamin C
2 g fiber

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