Wonderful Waldorf Salad, Tasty Trifles and Perfect Popsicles!

By WEEK Creative Services

July 1, 2011 Updated Jul 1, 2011 at 11:48 AM CDT

Whether it's for your 4th of July party, your summer family reunion or just an afternoon hanging out with the kids - cool treats make for a great refresher from the heat! HyVee Registered Dietitian Susan Waltrip shares three great recipes: a 4th of July Trifle, Fruity Popsicles and a Waldorf Salad!

Fourth of July Trifle

Ingredients
1 pint blue berries
1 pound strawberries, sliced
1 angel food cake
1 package sugar free/fat free vanilla pudding
1 large container Hy-Vee lite cool whip

Directions
Cut angel food cake into 1 inch chunks. Whisk the package of dry pudding mix with cool whip. In a trifle bowl layer angel food cake, cool whip mixture and berries. Repeat 2-3 times and top with a dollop of cool whip mixture.

Waldorf Salad

Ingredients
2 large apples, cored, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
1 cup pitted sweet cherries
1 cup black seedless grapes, sliced in half
½ cup Hy-Vee slivered almonds
1 container Hy-Vee Lite vanilla yogurt

Directions
In a large salad bowl, combine all ingredients. Serve chilled.

Fruity Popsicles

Ingredients
Strawberries, quartered
Blueberries
Pear Nectar
Popsicle mold

Directions
Place cut strawberries and blueberries in popsicle mold and fill with pear nectar. Place cover on mold and freeze for at least 6 hours.

Brought to you by your Peoria Hy-Vee Dietitian
Susan Waltrip MS, RD, LDN
309-686-5920
swaltrip@hy-vee.com