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Cherry Popsicle Day is August 26!

Cherry popsicle
Cherry popsicle

“Healthy and tasty? Speak to me!” Have you ever had this conversation with a frozen treat? Well, if you must, have one with cherry popsicles. Cherry popsicles have their own day each year on August 26th. Laden with about 10 calories per popsicle, you can have your sugar fix without the guilt.

You and your kids can share in the fun of making cherry popsicles. This could be an after-school activity or a great way to relax on the weekend. A simple recipe from Kids-Cooking-Activities follows. You can use cherry-flavored gelatin and cherry yogurt for a dazzling, mouth-watering cherry popsicle!

Jell-O Pops
1 small package flavor gelatin
1 cup boiling water
1 cup vanilla or flavored yogurt
½ cup milk
Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Allow to cool. Then stir in yogurt and milk Pour into Popsicle molds or cups insert sticks and freeze.

The Chicago area is full of ice cream shops that sell frozen cherry popsicles, too. Here is one:

Neveria la Tropicana
6524 S Pulaski Rd
Chicago, IL 60629
(773) 585-6922
Neveria la Tropicana snack and ice cream shop sells Mexican popsicles called paletas! Prices are pretty low, too!


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