- 1 cup raspberries
- 2 bananas
- 1/2 cup plain, low-fat yogurt
- 1/4 cup nonfat or 1% milk
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- Put all ingredients into a blender. Blend until smooth.
- Divide the mixture among four small bowls.
- Freeze for about 2 hours. Enjoy as you would ice cream!
No blender? Mash fruit well with a fork.
Make popsicles! Spoon mixture into small paper cups or popsicle forms. Add a smooth wooden craft stick. Freeze until very firm so the sticks don't pull out.
More About Raspberries
How to Select
A ripe raspberry is deep color with a plump, soft but firm feel. It will pull free from the plant with only a slight tug. The center will remain on the plant. Keep in mind, raspberries come in many colors: red, yellow, black, purple, so you want to pick the darker shade of whichever it is. Pick only the berries that are fully ripe.
How to Store
Don't wash the berries until you are ready to use them or freeze them. Washing makes them more prone to spoiling. Refrigerate or freeze right after picking. If your fridge tends to dry out produce, lightly cover the container. Raspberries don't store for very long, usually just a few days.
How to Prepare
Eat raw or use in jams, sauces, or baked goods.
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