Healthy snacks: Pomegranate-pistachio parfait popsicles

AM Extra

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) – According to nutritionist and best-selling author Rania Batayneh, these popsicles are the perfect balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fat.

Batayneh joined AM Extra Wednesday to share the recipe.

Make it at home

Ingredients:

  • 4 cups plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 16 oz. POM Wonderful 100-percent pomegranate juice 
  • 1/2 cup pistachios- ground to a pistachio butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios to sprinkle on top before serving

Directions:

  • In a bowl, mix 2 cups of yogurt with 8 oz. of POM Wonderful 100-percent pomegranate juice with a spoon. Once blended, add the other 2 cups of yogurt with the remaining pomegranate juice. Mix again. 
  • Use a spoon to transfer the mixture to the popsicle molds.
  • Freeze for 4-5 hours or overnight. 
  • To remove popsicles, run each stick under warm water to loosen. 
  • To serve, dip in ground pistachio butter and sprinkle chopped pistachios on top.

Yield: 12 popsicles.

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