Red, White, & Blueberry Popsicles

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Growing up, we remember eating the bright- yet artificially colored, patriotic cold treats donning America's colors.  Unfortunately, these contain harmful and toxic food dyes, additives, sugar, and high fructose corn syrup.  Dr. Ashley recreated this recipe using wholesome ingredients that are appropriate for any real-food, healing diet.  If you don't have a popsicle mold, consider using small glass jars or a paper cup with a popsicle stick stuck in the middle.  When ready to serve, simply run under warm water to loosen from the mold.  Does it get any more festive than a red, white and blue popsicle on the Fourth of July?  

 

INGREDIENTS

Red Layer

1 cup fresh or frozen & thawed organic strawberries

2 teaspoons monk fruit or raw honey

Splash of water, if needed

 

White Layer

1/2 cup full-fat coconut milk

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 teaspoons monk fruit or raw honey

 

Blue Layer

1 cup fresh or frozen & thawed organic blueberries

2 teaspoons monk fruit or raw honey

Splash of water, if needed

 

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In a food processor or high-speed blender, add all of the ingredients for the red layer.  Process until pureed.  Fill the first third of your popsicle mold with the red berry mixture.  Put the molds in the freezer for 30-40 minutes.  Next, thoroughly combine the ingredients for the white layer. Fill the next third of the popsicle molds with the white layer and freeze for 30-40 minutes.  Finally, puree the ingredients for the blue layer and finish filling the popsicle molds, leaving just a smidgeon of head space.   Transfer the popsicle back to the freezer until set, about 4-6 hours.