Joanna Anastasia

Popsicles

Fruit & yoghurt healthy Popsicles

Fruit & yoghurt healthy Popsicles

Recently I’ve been feeling like the unhealthy habits were taking over my routine (all the grilling and the store bought ice cream are to blame). So I decided that it’s time to replace the sugar loaded summer treats with these fruit & yoghurt healthy Popsicles. It’s already third time that I’ve been making them, and we’re not a tiny bit bored.

They are creamy, sweet and packed with only healthy ingredients! They take not more than five minutes to prepare, and I feel like I’m really saving money on top of it.

And I don’t know a kid who doesn’t beg for ice cream all summer long. So with these home-made Popsicles you can be the cool mom and the health orientated mom, all at once! And if you don’t have the Popsicle moulds, you can either get these here, or you could use small plastic yoghurt cups with a plastic spoon. Either way, I think that it’s really worth making Popsicles at home: so much better for your health and for your wallet!

Fruit & yoghurt healthy Popsicles

Ingredients :

1 cup Lemon Greek yoghurt
1 soft banana
1 cup raspberries

Mix it, and freeze of at least 6 hours. So simple.

Fruit & yoghurt healthy Popsicles

And I encourage you to explore different tastes too: vanilla yoghurt with strawberries, berry yoghurt and blueberries, or natural yogurt with honey and bananas.

Fruit & yoghurt healthy Popsicles

Is there any other fruit Popsicle that you make at home? I’d love to know your recipe !

Healthy fruit Popsicles

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Summer is officially on! The long sunny days of laughter and play with our kids in the backyard, the lazy afternoons by the pool and the joyful evenings by the fire! And one of summer musts are Popsicles , right? 🙂 Honestly I think that there is nothing quite as satisfying as a cold and sweet Popsicle on the hot summer afternoon .
So This year I’ve decided to start making them on my own. I figured that it cannot be difficult, and really it’s not at all. And by making them at home I can control the amount of sugar and the ratio between fruits and other components. These Popsicles are as healthy as it gets, being full packed with fresh fruits, low sugar and gluten free. But the best part is that they are approved by my two years old daughter, who didn’t even realize that her sweet treat was also healthy and nutritious!

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Strawberry banana Popsicle :
1 ripe banana
1 cup strawberries
1 cup almond coconut milk
( optional 1 tablespoon sugar)

Mango banana Popsicle :
1 ripe banana
1 ripe mango
1 cup almond coconut milk
( optional 1 tablespoon sugar)

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I’ve decided to mix the flavours together to create these pretty two colours Popsicles.
Wash and cut your fruits and mix them together using a blender or a hand mixer. Add almond coconut milk ( if you are allergic to nuts add coconut water instead ). As I’ve mentioned the sugar is totally optional, just taste it and then decide if you need to add some.
Pour in the Popsicle moulds half in half. Freeze for 24 hours.

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Enjoy them in your deck or by the pool with friends and family!

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