9 Healthy Popsicle Recipes for Hot Summer Days

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There’s nothing better than nomming on a popsicle when the weather is so disgustingly hot that any food, even ice cream, can feel too overwhelming to our systems. But these less sugary options that keep you just as cool will become a mainstay on those days, trust us.

 

 

1. Raspberry Cheesecake Freezer Pops
This tart raspberry treat is cut by a yogurt base and a cheesecake flavor created by vanilla extract, honey, and lemon juice. If you love tart and creaminess all together, this is the recipe to try.

 

 

2. Frozen Yogurt Kiwi Pops
These kiwi pops drizzled in chocolate blended with coconut oil taste as good as they look. The author notes you can replace the kiwi with any fruit, but these look pretty delicious to us.


3. Ginger Peach Popsicles
Ginger fanatics, take heed. Mixed with a delicate peach flavor, this refreshing popsicle will kill the picnic game and any other occasion. Ideal for that boiling day that you don’t want to have something too sweet.


4. Spicy Watermelon Popsicles
Spicy sweet fans, unite! This spicy watermelon icy is to die for. With frozen jalapeño pieces in the mix, watermelon gets kicked up a notch. The watermelon here is pureed with tomatoes for a truly tasty Mexican inspired treat.

 

 

5. Boozy Mojito Popsicles
For those of you who need a dose of booze with your boring ol’ popsicles, these mojito ones are soon going to be your best friend. Let the sweetness and minty goodness permeate your soul knowing that Stevia is used in this recipe instead of sugar.


6. Dairy and Sugar Free Coconut Fig Popsicles
Coconut and fig is a rich, luxurious flavor combination we never thought of before, and it has us obsessed. Best of all, it’s dairy-free and sugar-free, but still tastes damn good, sweetened by maple syrup and vanilla extract.


7. Green Popsicles
Lovers of green juice, there’s something on here for you too. These popsicles get a hearty dose of spinach, and with just some fruit juice, a mango and a banana, these turn into an addictive summer staple.

 

 

8. Banana Chai Popsicles
An iced chai is super refreshing on a sweaty summer day – and in popsicle form with a banana twist? Yes, yes, yes! The natural sweetness of these pops will have you reaching for seconds and replacing meals with them. Author warns to use super ripe bananas.


9. Chocolate Chia Pudding Pops With Bananas
Bananas make another appearance in these popsicles which are also dosed with a healthy amount of superfood: chia seeds! The frozen result looks pretty cool, as well. They’re sweetened with cocoa powder and honey/syrup.

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