Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles

Confession; I am no pro when it comes to frozen dessert photography. Honestly whenever I set out to photograph a tub of homemade ice cream or popsicles I’m lucky if I end up with a couple barely usable photos.

I always start my frozen dessert shoots off with so many hopes and dreams of what my photos will look like; however by the end of these shoots those high hopes and dreams are usually long gone and all that usually remains is a sticky, melted mess, which I will undoubtedly eat (despite it’s melted state) in an attempt to drown my photography sorrows. True story.

So this time, in the interest of not consuming an entire batch of popsicles to myself, I kept the photography for this one pretty simple, and as such; I will keep this post sweet & simple. Because let’s face it, the sooner I’m done here, the sooner you can be making these Raspberry Cheesecake Popsicles amiright?

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Lemon Cheesecake Tart

Fact: This is my first blog post in almost a month. Clearly I am the worst “blogger” ever.

Truth: I have been feeling totally un-creative lately… is that a word un-creative? Probably not – let’s go with un-inspired instead. I have been feeling totally un-inspired. I feel ridiculous saying this by the way. I mean how silly is it that I couldn’t even manage to post a recipe for a simple batch of cookies in the span of a month? But seriously don’t ask me that, because I don’t have anything close to a good answer to that question.

So instead I thought this might be a good time for some real talk today… how do you feel about that? No worries if you’re not into it, you can always skip down to the recipe – I won’t be offended. But for those of you who are still with me, here goes…

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Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream

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Why hello lovely! And what may I ask brings you ’round these parts today…? Is it because you were just pining for some of my good natured wit & charm…??? :p

LOL Just kidding!!! I am of course fully aware that you are here for one purpose, and one purpose only; This Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream situation – amiright?  Because well, Cherry Cheesecake Ice Cream… ‘nough said.

I’m so stoked to be partnering with my fav grocery store Meridian Meats , where I got all the fresh cherries & other goods to make to share this recipe with you guys; And I gotta tell you; this one is pretty much the bees knees.

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Blueberry Cheesecake & Granola Ice Cream Pops

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Happy Friday peeps!!

Who else is saying a big “Heck Yes!” to this weekend? I am so ready for it! Mostly because I’m just super over-excited for the activity I have planned for my Saturday – aka my very first Wedding Dress appointment!!! Eeeepss! I’m so excited you guys!

Also it’s officially the first week of Summer, so you know I couldn’t just leave you guys hanging without hookin’ you up with a killer Ice Cream recipe to celebrate, right!?

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Pops

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Why hello lovelies! Long time no post eh!? Gah – I am seriously the worst blogger ever! I am so sorry for being so AWOL lately. I have just been taking a lot of my free time to get prepared for the Farmers Market Season, which started this past weekend. But hopefully now that the craziness of the first weekend is over I’m hoping to get back into rhythm of things.

Anyways today is an exciting day because I’m sharing the recipe for these White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Greek Yogurt Pops on the Tastes of Lizzy T website!  You are going to love this recipe and it’s the perfect way to kick off the summer!

Okay, so I think I might be welcoming in the coming of summer a little bit early here with a popsicle recipe, but what can I say? I just couldn’t help myself, because the weather in my Vancouver hood the past couple of weeks has been so uncharacteristically gorgeous! We have had sunny days, with crazy-town hot temperatures, and in the land of perpetual rain, that is basically unheard of for the time of year –  and I am absolutely loving it!

This past weekend temperatures soared and we were all scrambling to find a way to beat the unexpected heat. In other words, we were in serious need of some kind of delicious, freezing cold treats to aid our current situation.

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Bars

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Who else else here grew up eating cream cheese and jam sandwiches on a regular basis?

If you answered a big fat YES! to the above question, please accept this virtual high five… {hi-ya!} I feel like this relationship is off to an amazing start, don’t you? 😀

Alright so some of you are probably thinking that a cream cheese and jam sandwich sounds more than a little strange, am I right?

But when you really think about it… this whole cream cheese and jam sandwich flavour combo is really quite similar to that of these White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Bars. You got your cream cheese, you got your jam and you got your crust… Yeah I think we might be onto something here… :p

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Homemade Raspberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

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Oh my goodness, summer has finally arrived in Vancouver and I am SO happy about it! The weather has been absolutely gorgeous the last couple of weeks and it is such a treat after the “Juneuary” we were subjected to here this year. Thus, I have been desperately trying to soak up every ounce of sunshine that I can while it lasts – on my lunch breaks I walk down to the waterfront and literally lay in the grass for 45 minutes, and my boyfriend and I try to squeeze a nice walk down by the river every night after dinner but it still doesn’t seem like not enough!

Alright so, in case you haven’t realized, I just love the summer, and I can never seem to get enough of this gorgeous sunshine! You will also never catch me complaining about the heat either because I LOVE when the temperatures reach 30 degrees and higher!  My boyfriend likes to say that I am basically a lizard because while everybody else is seeking shade on hot days like this, I love to just sit and bake outside in the sun – give me some sand, a chair, a patch of grass, heck, basically anywhere that I can lie down somewhat comfortably on a hot summer day, and I will do just that!

I wouldn’t venture as far to say that basking in the sun is my favourite summer activity… but it is certainly at the top of my list. For me there is only one thing that can make a hot sunny day even more perfect, and that would be with the addition of an extra large scoop of sweet, creamy ice cream! Oh yes! And what is even better than store bought ice cream… that’s right, homemade ice cream!

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