How To Build The Ultimate Summer Popsicle

It’s a popsicle party here on Healthy Food Friday! Keeping up with July’s theme of vacations I’m thinking of weekends away with family and flavors for everyone. Seriously, everyone!

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So how to build the ultimate popsicle to satisfy any craving from breakfast, to fruity, to chocolatey and creamy?

Start with the essentials: a popsicle mold, popsicle sticks, and a good old blender. From there… Pick a base, choose your add-ins, and get creativeHow to build the ultimate popsicle
I want to share with you a favorite fruity popsicle of mine as of late. I can’t get enough of cherries right now. I mean fresh, in-season cherries? Can’t beat ’em. They’ll be in the fridge ALL SUMMER LONG.

The Benefits of CherriesNot only is this popsicle bursting with flavor, it’s also packed with good-for-you ingredients! The fresh cherries loaded with anti-oxidants and fiber, but add in the coconut water, fresh lemon juice, chia seeds, and raw honey? Healthy, delicious, H-E-A-V-E-N. 
Cherry Lemonade Pops

Cherry Lemonade Pops

Serves 5     adjust servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups fresh cherries, pitted
  • 1 cup coconut water
  • 1 tsp raw honey
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp chia seeds
  • 6 additional pitted cherries

Instructions

  • 1. Combine pitted cherries, lemon, honey, coconut water, and chia seeds in a high speed blender; blend until completely smooth
  • 2. In your popsicle mold, add 1 cherry (cut in half)
  • 3. Pour in cherry lemonade mixture, add in popsicle sticks and freeze until firm (4 hours plus)
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    Do you like refreshing and fruity popsicles, or creamy and sweet?