Low Calorie Vanilla-Orange Freezer Pops

Now that the weather has finally turned warmer in Michigan, I have been on the search for some healthy frozen treats.  Here is a recipe for one of my favorites.  They have an fresh, orange, creamy flavor and are super easy to make.  Enjoy!’


Frozen Treat


Vanilla-Orange Freezer Pops



From EatingWell:  July/August 2009

These creamy vanilla-flavored orange juice pops will transport you back to the days of standing in line at the ice cream truck. Add a couple drops each of yellow and red natural food dye to give them a more vivid orange color.

            About 10 (3-ounce) freezer pops                 |             Active Time: 10 minutes           |             Total Time: 6 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 1-2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Whisk orange juice, yogurt, sugar to taste and vanilla in a medium bowl.
  2. Divide the mixture among freezer-pop molds. Insert the sticks and freeze until completely firm, about 6 hours. Dip the molds briefly in hot water before unmolding.


Per serving :53 Calories;  1 g Fat;  0 g Sat;  0 g Mono;  2 mg Cholesterol;  10 g Carbohydrates;  2 g Protein;  0 g Fiber;  25 mg Sodium;  155 mg Potassium

1 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1/2 carbohydrate (other)

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Freeze for up to 3 weeks. | Equipment: Ten 3-ounce (or similar-size) freezer-pop molds


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