Desserts

Strawberry Lemon Popsicles

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Summer is already in full-swing around here. It started for us with Memorial Day weekend & a lovely trip up to my hometown, Duluth, MN. We went for a wedding, but it ended up being a surprisingly peaceful getaway which included lots of downtime by the lake throwing in rocks & searching for beach glass, a few hours of HGTV, & of course all kinds of scrumptious meals (like Vintage Italian Pizza, Northern Waters Smokehaus, Amazing Grace Bakery, & The Duluth Grill). Oh yes, & we

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1 cup Greek yogurt
Zest of one lemon
*1 cup strawberries hulled & minced
popsicle molds
*If your strawberries aren't very sweet, you may want to experiment with a bit of honey or something, but since June is the season for strawberries, you should be good.
Combine the yogurt, zest & strawberries in a bowl. Fill the popsicle molds with the yogurt mixture & freeze for at least 6 hours before enjoying. In order to get the popsicles out of the mold, run hot...
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Nutritions

Calories
51

Sodium
43mg
1% DV

Fat
0.99g
1% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
7g
2% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV