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10 Healthy Popsicle Ideas

Posted by Giselle Muscat on

They are simply a MUST in summer! Popsicle or Ice lolly or Ice pop, call it what you want but the fact that it is a frozen treat which the kids can consume slowly, makes it perfect the summer snack. So let's turn it into a healthy treat and lets hope they wont ask for an ice cream when we are out for a walk. You can use almost any smoothie ingredient you're accustomed to, but below are a few ideas. Just blend all the ingredients together until smooth and pour into your moulds:

Strawberry-banana

  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1 cup frozen strawberries
  • 1 handful of spinach
  • Unsweetened almond milk (as much as you need to make it smooth)

Banana-Peanut butter

  • 2 large or 3 small bananas
  • 3 tbsp smooth peanut butter
  • 1 tsp chopped mixed nuts (optional to sprinkle on top)

Watermelon

  • 1 cup watermelon cubes (remove pips)
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yoghurt
  • Maple syrup (optional)

watermelon

 

    Lemon curd

    • 375ml Lemon curd
    • 375ml yoghurt
    • Just mix the 2 ingredients together.

    Chocolate- Avocado

    • 1/2 cup¬†avocado flesh
    • 1/2 cup¬†whole milk Greek yogurt
    • 2 tablespoons¬†cocoa powder
    • 2‚Äď3¬†tablespoons maple syrup
    • 1 teaspoon¬†pure¬†vanilla extract
    • 1 tablespoon¬†smooth unsweetened¬†almond butter,¬†optional

    Fruit juice

    • Fruit Juice of your choice eg Orange Juice, Pineapple Juice, Apple Juice, Apple & Raspberry Juice, Mango Juice

    Blueberry and beet

    • 1.5 cups fresh blueberries (about 1 pint, minus whatever is filched by your toddler)
    • ¬ĺ cup chopped beets (about 3 very small)
    • ¬ľ tsp cinnamon
    • 1 cup full fat plain yogurt
    • 2 Tbsp honey
    • 2 Tbsp almond butter (preferably salted)

    blueberry and beet

    Plain banana

    • 1/2¬†cup¬†almond milk or other milk
    • 2¬†large¬†bananas

    Peaches

    • 4 peaches
    • 1 tbsp honey
    • 1 cup vanilla Greek yoghurt

    Grape and cauliflower

    • 3 cups¬†purple grapes
    • 1/2 cup¬†raw cauliflower florets
    • 1/2 cup¬†vanilla yogurt

    grape and cauliflower

     

    If you're looking for some moulds for your ice lollies, check out our large and small ice cream moulds in our online store!

     

     

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