It’s so hard to believe that our summer is coming to a close and school is starting next week! I realize that other parts of the country still have about a month of summer left, but it’s time for us to get back into a routine and start thinking of lunchbox ideas. One of the easiest ideas I am making for my daughter this year are these 3 ingredient yogurt pouches. You can put them in the freezer and then throw them in a lunch box and it stays cold until lunch. Yes, you can buy go-gurts at the store and go on your way. However, I love that my daughter gets to make these herself and choose her flavor combinations. I know that she is getting whole fruit in each tube that is filled with fiber and not a tube of sugar.
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To make these yogurt pouches, I use Zipsicles I ordered on Amazon. For less than $10, I get 36 pouches that I can use for yogurt, applesauce, or popsicles. It’s something I keep on hand all year and more than pays for itself.
I love that these have fresh fruit, so my child is getting Vitamin C, fiber, potassium, and protein. It’s a really fun activity for her that teaches her about measuring and nutrition at the same time. With summer produce at it’s peak, it’s also very economical. Blueberries and strawberries are on sale this time of year. The flavor combinations are endless.
Some different flavor combinations you can try:
Blueberry & Banana
Cherry & Vanilla
Blueberry & Lemon
Strawberry & Blueberry
- 2 cups Greek or plain yogurt
- 1 cup halved strawberries
- 1 ripe banana
- Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth.
- Using a funnel, pour mixture into 6 zipsicles or pouches.
- Refrigerate for up to week.
- Freeze for 3 months.
They are so easy to make! See for yourself!
Author: Betsy Ramirez
Betsy is a registered dietitian/nutritionist, homeschool mom, & fairy tale junkie, who loves getting crafty. Being on my bike and lifting weights are my therapy. Thinking outside the box is my jam!