Who doesn’t like popsicles! Especially on a warm, sunny day.. where you sweat a little and when icy cold water just wouldn’t cut it. But the shop bought ones are just full of sugar, colorings and what not. Plus, they might not have the flavors that would please our fancy taste palette! Well, how about awesome superfood popsicles that are healthy, as well as can easily be made at home and enjoyed by everyone? Here are 10 easy to make superfood popsicles for a guilt-free summer-days indulgence.
Essential Tools to Make the Best Popsicles Ever
- Popsicle Mould / small disposable cups
- Craft sticks/ Popsicle stick
Top 3 Tips on Making the Best Popsicles Ever
- If you prefer making ‘softer’ popsicles, try using yogurt as part of your recipe. They tend to yield softer popsicles.
- Release the frozen pops more easily by dipping the base of the mould into warm water for 10 seconds.
- Pouring mixture from a container with a spout into the popsicle mould will produce less mess on the table and more mixture in the mould.
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These 2 ingredients coconut popsicles are fantastic! It is creamy, cheap to make and vegan. Turn it into a cute party dessert by adding shredded coconut to make it look more ‘posh’!
Every time someone mentions pineapple, I think of Pina Colada, and whenever I think of Pina Colada, I think of ‘The Pina Colada Song’. It’s a vicious circle I’m telling you. This 3 ingredients pineapple popsicle is easy to make and yummy!
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Such a tiny little fruit with enormous health benefit for you! High in antioxidants, the antioxidants in blueberries can neutralise the free radicals and help to prevent cell damage. In other words, the more blueberries you consume, the more it benefits you by fighting against cancer, protecting your heart, reducing the risk of diabetes and slow down the effects of aging. You can now cram as many blueberries into your stomach as possible, in a fun way with this delicious Blueberry Popsicle recipe.
Ningxia Red (Wolfberry) Popsicles
For those who are fans of Young Living NingXia Red Wolf Berry Drinks, you can also turn the drink into a popsicle. Ningxia Red Drinks combines nature’s most powerful superfruits such as blueberries, wolfberries, pomegranate and drops of powerful essential oils to provide you with energy and vitality. By mixing lemon juice and other yummy fruit into your Ningxia Popsicle, you will get a yummy, wholesome summer treat!
Matcha Milk Popsicles
Matcha green tea is another superfood that contains high cancer-fighting anti-oxidants. Not just that, matcha green tea provides a sustainable energy boost and they taste oh so good! The earthy flavor of matcha tea goes really well with tangy strawberries and sweet honey , they taste hundred times better than store-bought popsies!
Carrot Halwa Popsicles
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Okay, so carrot is a root vegetable, not so much a fruit – which is what’s used to make popsicle usually. But the sweet, creamy and comforting nature of carrot is why they are so perfect as a popsicle. Using carrot as your popsicle base is like a blank canvas because they are so good with everything! don’t believe me? add some spices to your carrot popsicle recipe, or some honey, or even something more out there like another vegetable to the recipe. Trust me it all works! But this one from Erika has a touch of class incorporating the exotic flavor and color of the beautiful Saffron spice, perfect for entertaining.
Chia Seed, Mango & Lime Popsicles
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Nothing screams tropical than the combination of Mangoes and Lime. Combined with Chia seed and greek yogurt, this popsicle definitely makes it at the top of yummy healthy food treat! Chia seed is packed with hefty nutritional benefits. Great for the digestive system, chia seed should make part of one’s daily diet. I for one definitely would not complain about having to eat a Chia Seed popsicle every day.
Honey, Chamomile and Ginger Popsicles
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Believe it or not, this popsicle does not only serve as a yummy treat, it also has a healing purpose. Soothe your sore throat, ulcer and icky mouth by having one of these every few hours. Honey and ginger have powerful anti-inflammatory effects making them a natural healing agent. Now, if only all remedies come as something this yummy!
Vanilla Almond Milk Popsicles
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If you prefer something nutty and creamy, you cannot go wrong with these Vanilla Almond Popsicle. Turn this into a decadent keto dessert by swapping the honey with a sweetener such as xylitol.
via Dry July
I have made these kiwi popsicles before and absolutely love them! as a fan of kiwi fruit, these for me have a strong sweet and tangy kiwi fruit flavor which I love. I did omit the avocado from the recipe as I felt that the coconut milk has made this creamy enough. Definitely, one to try.