Frozen Yogurt with Berries and Basil

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In honor of the fourth of July, I have some fresh freedom frozen yogurt with berries and basil for you. Berries are in season and super refreshing this time if year. The yogurt creates balance and tartness to this treat, while providing protein and probiotics. I top the berries off with some basil from my garden to add some boldness to the palate.

Frozen Yogurt Recipe (from Food Network):

2 cups organic whole-milk plain yogurt (I like to use organic dairy, it’s creamier tasting)
2 cups organic non-fat plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup superfine sugar
3 tbs. Light corn syrup

Combine and whisk ingredients in bowl. Add to ice cream maker and let mix for 15 minutes. Transfer frozen yogurt into another container. For a firmer texture, freeze for an additional 2 hours.

Berries with Basil:
1 pint fresh strawberries
1 small container fresh blueberries
1 kiwi fruit
1 tsp chopped fresh basil
1/2 tsp chopped fresh mint

Rinse and drain fruit. Chop strawberries and kiwi into bite-sized pieces. Add blueberries and chopped herbs. Toss fruit mixture.

Finally, take a scoop of frozen yogurt and top with a 1/2 cup of berries.
Happy Fourth!

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4 Comments to “Frozen Yogurt with Berries and Basil”

  1. Lovely, just lovely!

  2. This sounds like a tasty and refreshing combo. Great post!

  3. I don’t have an ice cream maker, but I think the berries alone would make me happy!

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