You’ll need to make this early in the day to allow it to firm up in the freezer for a few hours. Other than that, it’s incredibly easy with just two ingredients. Try this with fresh strawberries or raspberries or a combination of your favorite berries. Pour into popsicle molds for a fun alternative way to eat it.
- 4 cups frozen blueberries
- 1 (6 oz.) can frozen apple juice concentrate
- In a food processor or blender, puree together blueberries and apple juice concentrate.
- Pour into a large baking pan. Cover and freeze until firm around the edges, about 2 hours.
- Break the frozen mixture into pieces and place in a food processor or blender. Process until smooth, but not melted.
- Move to an airtight container and freeze until firm (3-4 hours). Serve within a few days.
If freezer meals are your jam, working with the properly frozen produce straight from the store is often the easiest option. One of the many budgetary benefits of freezing food, however, is that it lets you keep fresh food from going to waste. Whether you’ve got a bumper crop of peas in the garden or a bunch of odds and ends that need using up, it’s worth knowing how to use your freezer to get the best bang for your buck.