Serve up these low-fat desserts at your Halloween party!
4 cups strawberries, fresh, hulled, cut into quarters
1/2 cup sugar, granulated
1/2 cup cold water
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
Any type of popsicle molds or small glasses
Popsicle sticks (if not using molds)
Place strawberries in a large bowl and sprinkle sugar over them. Mix well. Let sit for 20 minutes.
Place strawberries in a medium sauce pot and add 1/2 cup of water and place over medium heat. Simmer softly for 5 minutes. Let mixture cool to room temperature.
Once the mixture is cool, place in a blender, add the lemon juice, and process to desired consistency. Your paletas can be chunky or smooth. If using popsicle molds, pour into molds and snap on lids, and freeze for at least 5 hours.
If using small glasses, pour mixture into
glasses and freeze for 1 to 2 hours. Insert popsicle sticks and freeze for 4
Source: Dora Stone, chef and photographer, founder of mmmole.com and dorastable.com
Per serving: Calories: 144; Fat: 0.4 g; Calories from Fat: 2.5%; Cholesterol: 0 mg; Protein: 0.9 g; Carbohydrates: 36.3 g; Sugar: 32.1 g; Fiber: 2.9 g; Sodium: 3 mg; Calcium: 25 mg; Iron: 0.6 mg; Vitamin C: 86.1 mg; Beta-Carotene: 10 mcg; Vitamin E: 0.4 mg
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