The hot summer days are finally upon us and what better way to stay fresh and energized than to eat a cool, fruity, homemade popsicle? We used to munch on popsicles all the time as we were kids, not minding the amount of sugar and chemicals at all. But now that we are all grown up – we are in control of all ingredients and can make the healthiest (or not very much so) popsicles ever. Here are 13 ridiculously easy popsicle recipes to keep you from melting this summer.
Coconut Mocha Pops
If having iced coffee for breakfast doesn’t do it for you, how about trying these delightful coconut mocha pops? They’ll give you the necessary energy boost and can serve as a dessert as well!
Green Smoothie Popsicles
For all fans of green smoothies out there – now you can not only drink them, but also eat in a yummy popsicle form! This recipe in particular, although is packed with greens, offers an amazingly delicious flavor due to the mix of ginger, honey, and banana. Sounds yummy? Because it is!
Mango Creamy Pops
The author of this recipe states it’s the easiest one in the world – all you need is a blender and some tasty ingredients to mix! Get some mango chunks, a can of coconut milk, add some honey if you like your pops extra sweet, and that’s it. It’s so easy you can try it right now!
Honeydew Mint Popsicles
Some genius cook decided to create the perfect mixture of naturally sweet honeydew melon and refreshing mint that is so good for summer. The dash of lime makes it taste like a real masterpiece of a popsicle. You’ll never buy pops in a store after this deliciousness!
Kiwi Watermelon Popsicles
If you’re looking for something both sweet and healthy, these kiwi watermelon popsicles offer exactly that. Made entirely out of fresh fruit without any added sweeteners, these pops are an ideal dessert not only for adults, but for kids as well. It’s a frozen vitamin bomb!
Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Yoghurt, Banana Pops
Because why not? This recipe might sound like it is packed with enough calories to cover your breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but it is actually pretty low-carb as it uses plain non-fat yoghurt, organic almond milk, and unsweetened cocoa powder. The rest of ingredients are just as healthy!
Strawberry Lime Popsicles
Sounds like a match made in heaven, doesn’t it? Because it is! Aromatic strawberries mixed with zesty lime and some organic honey for sweetness…It’s the best way to eat strawberries in summer!
Pineapple, Banana, Orange Pops
If you like your vitamins cold and refreshing, then opt for this sweet, tangy, and absolutely delicious recipe. It doesn’t include any sweeteners or additional ingredients, all you have to do is blend everything together and freeze until ready. And you know what? We believe this treat is genius!
Blueberries and Cream Popsicles
Some popsicles are healthy, others are sweet like desserts, and then there are those that are both deliciously sweet and healthy. If you don’t mind adding a bit of sugar to the mix, that is. But other than that, this incredible recipe will make you forget about all other popsicles because this taste is just perfect.
Vanilla Peach Pops
If you want to go all sweet and creamy, but still want to remain vegan and healthy, these vanilla peach pops are offering just that! Using almond milk and vanilla as a base, this recipe mixes juicy peaches and maple syrup to create the perfect blend of sweet, fruity, and creamy. Yum!
The main trick in creating rainbow popsicles is to use different-colored fruit smoothies. It’s that easy! Then it’s all about layering, freezing, and enjoying the fruitful blast that’s going to happen inside your mouth. What a treat!
Turmeric Golden Milk Popsicles
We’ve all heard about the amazing health benefits of turmeric, but never have we heard about freezing it into yummy pops! Prepared with ginger, coconut milk, black pepper, and honey, it might very well be the spiciest (and brightest!) recipe on our list. It’s a great way to boost your immunity this summer.
Mint Chocolate Chip Avocado Pops
This heavenly combination not only sounds mouth-watering, it actually is beyond delicious! It’ll make for a great dessert or a mid-day snack when it’s too early for dinner and too late for brunch. Avocado makes these popsicles incredibly filling, while cocoa powder, peppermint extract, chocolate chips, and honey turn it into a dessert worthy of a Royal Family.