Taste of Summer

What better treat for a hot summer day than a Popsicle by the poolside. Typically packed with artificial flavors and sugars, we searched for recipes that packed all the sweetness in while using only natural ingredients, here’s a few of our favorites!

 

STRAWBERRY AND PEACH ICE POPS

Courtesy of Chew Town


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Ingredients: 

  • 150g fresh Strawberries, tops removed
  • 2 ripe peaches
  • 10 large mint leaves
  • 3 tablespoons sugar syrup
  • 1 1/2 cups Cold water

Directions:

  1. combine strawberries, 1/2 cup water, and sugar syrup in blender and blend until completely smooth
  2. Pour into Popsicle mold until about 1/3 full
  3. Cut peaches in half, removing stones, and combine with 1 cup water. Blend until smooth and pour on top of the strawberry mixture.
  4. Freeze until solid

 CHIA SEED, STRAWBERRY & RASPBERRY MINT POPSICLES

Courtesy of EatGood4Life

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Ingredients:

  • 1 lb fresh organic strawberries
  • 6 oz fresh organic raspberries
  • 2 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 0.5 oz fresh mint
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients in blender, blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into Popsicle molds, freeze until solid.
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