In the summer, the family craves a refreshing treat to cool down their day. Popsicles are always the kids’ favorite. Are you sick of buying that sugary generic brand from the grocery store? With these recipes, your kids will be begging for more and appreciate your cooking like never before.
For peanut butter and chocolate lovers, here’s a healthy recipe that you won’t feel guilty eating either! This popsicle will have everyone begging for the recipe.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Fudgsicle
1/2 sugar free peanut butter
1 1/2 cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk
2 tablespoons organic raw cocoa powder
1 bag mini chocolate chips (dark for healthier)
2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
Agave for sugary taste
wood popsicle sticks
Blend all ingredients (except choc. chips and coconut oil) in vitamix or blender
Slowly add coconut oil as you continue to blend
Put choc. chips in the bottom of popsicle molds
Add blend to all the molds and place in freezer
If you are looking for a more fruity popsicle, here’s a recipe for raspberry lemonade yogurt ice pops. They are so yummy and nutritious too!
recipe and image via Homespun with Love
Raspberry Lemonade Yogurt Ice Pops
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon lemon zest
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 lemons)
1 1/2 cups plain yogurt
6 ounces fresh strawberries (cut in half if too large)
wood popsicle sticks
Evenly distribute raspberries into ice pop molds
Mix lemon zest and sugar in a medium bowl (smash lemon zest w/ fork)
Add lemon juice and yogurt, stir
Pour into molds
Add sticks, freeze for 4-24 hours
*put aluminum foil around molds for better results
Last but not least, I have a popsicle recipe for all my nutella lovers out there (I am one of them). Personally, this is my favorite recipe and it is the easiest! It tastes just like a fudgsicle, except better!!
recipe and image via The Slow Roasted Italian
Creamy Nutella Popsicles
Ingredients (for 3 popsicles)
1 cup cool whip
1/2 cup milk
3 tablespoons nutella
Blend all ingredients in vitamix or blender
Pour into popsicle molds
Freeze for few hours
Enjoy these popsicles for the summer, and don’t be afraid to get creative and mess around with these recipes! Have fun!
recipe and image via 52 Kitchen Adventures