Friday, April 6, 2012

Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberry Kabobs


After racking my tired brain for WEEKS trying to figure out an easier way to make my new favorite treat, Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberry Bites, I did it!   **doing a happy dance**

It’s actually kind of frightening how OBVIOUS it was…and yet it took me so long to figure it out.  Ah well….better late than never I say.

Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberry Kabobs


Wooden Skewers


If you are using frozen blueberries, take some out of the freezer and let sit at room temp for 5 to 10 minutes to soften up just a a little bit. (Makes it easier to skewer those little suckers.)

Take your skewer and start stabbing blueberries! You’ll need to use your fingers to slide them up the stick individually. I slid mine about 1/2 way up the stick.

(If you are planning on feeding this to small children (or even big ones!) I would suggest snipping off the sharp pointy end at this point.)

Keeping stabbing/skewering berries until you reach the end of the stick.

Now lay that baby down in a lovely pillow of yogurt (I love the honey greek yogurt) and ROLL BABY, ROLL!

Would you look at that!?!? A perfect Blueberry Yogurt Kabob that took all of about 1 minute!

Now go crazy and make as many as your little heart desires (or your freezer will hold.)

 I put most of mine in a container standing on end and then placed them in the chest freezer out in our garage (they were too tall for my kitchen freezer)…

…but you can also just carefully lay them out on a plate or cookie sheet. Both work wonderfully!

Now go distract yourself for about half an hour with something useful (or not) and in that short a time you have

a beautiful frozen treat!!

Warning:  making Frozen Yogurt Blueberry Kabobs will result in purple finger syndrome, despite repeated licking of fingers during the kabob making process.

Don’t panic. A little “Miracle Cleaner” (baking soda and peroxide) takes it right off. :-)

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42 thoughts on “Frozen Yogurt-Covered Blueberry Kabobs

  1. Christy

    I am so glad to see you are still postings. I sadly have missed it the last week. For some reason my Blogger reading list has not updated your blog posts since your new page layout. :( I am <3 ing the new layout of your page and will resubscribe and hope that will fix me up. Oh and this looks totally delish!

  2. Jillee Post author

    Christy and landfrau74… may have to go into your Blogger reader list and MANUALLY add my website again. Since I made the switch to WordPress…I am not automatically added anymore. :-/

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  6. Hyacynth

    These look fabulous! I’m actually writing a round up for CBS Local Chicago, and I am linking to this recipe here on your blog. Any chance we could use your picture in the article to display next to the link to you? Could you email me if you’d be willing? hyacynthworth{at}yahoo{dot}com.

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  8. Shirley

    Such a good, quick, kid-friendly idea! I love your blog and all the awesome ideas and tips you post. I am still referencing the coconut oil and baking soda posts! Thank you for sharing

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  11. Steph

    I made a bunch of these the other day. One bunch for our family and one for my daughter’s nursery school snack. YUM!The kids at school really enjoyed them! I added bananas to our batch but wish I added them to both batches. Very good with bananas. Make sure they’re a little frozen before adding onto skewer, they’ll get mushy and hard to keep on skewer, or make thicker slices. These frozen yogurt blueberry treat are so good! I’m glad I found these! I will repeatedly make them to have on hand. Makes a nice, simple dessert as well. Great snack for all ages!

  12. Deborah

    I made these (skewers – BRILLIANT, by the way) using vanilla Greek yogurt and fresh blueberries & strawberries. I had never had vanilla yogurt of any kind before and I was a little disappointed that it tasted so bitter. I liked the blueberry/yogurt combo better than the strawberry combo, but I’m not sure that I liked either one of them well enough to try this again. Where did I go wrong? I LOVE LOVE LOVE berries so it’s not that; should I have used honey yogurt instead of vanilla?

    At this point I’m thinking of rinsing the yogurt off and just salvaging the berries, or possibly just putting the whole lot in a blender. Please help me figure out how to get more enjoyment out of this healthy snack.

    Thank you, Jillee.

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  23. Renee

    These look so good! I actually saw your photos on Instagram from @cheflisiparsons. I knew I had seem them before someplace. (You might want to ask her to credit you) I have so many blueberries in my freezer. This is a perfect way to use them up.

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