How to make healthy popsicles!

This tasty cool snack found on HealthyFamiliesBC  is a healthier alternative to sugary popsicles. Give them a try!   

Making fruit pops:
  • Select at least one fruit and one 100% fruit juice for your base ingredients. Yogurt will add a creamy texture. Mint, cinnamon, or finely grated citrus peel (zest) can add pizzazz. 
  • Blend all your ingredients together, adjusting the texture to your preference. Blend longer for a smooth texture or skip this step completely if you prefer frozen whole berries or sliced fruit.
  • Pour your smoothie into cups or molds, insert sticks and freeze until solid.
  • Once frozen solid, pour a little warm water over the outside of the cup or mold to loosen the fruit pop.
Here are some ideas to get you started.
  • Peach yogurt + ripe peaches + orange juice
  • Watermelon + coconut water + white grape juice + fresh mint
  • Pineapple juice and chunks + watermelon + kiwi + strawberries
  • Banana + mango + orange juice
  • Plain yogurt + blueberries + grape juice
  • Turn your favourite smoothie recipe into a fruit pop!
Looking for more healthy recipes? HealthyFamiliesBC has lots more in their food and nutrition section!     

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