Mixed Berry Hazelnut Crunch Cream Pops

These Mixed Berry Hazelnut Crunch Cream Pops are a huge hit in our home, especially since it has been HOT here in Boston. These pops are packed with fresh berries, a coconut milk base, chocolate shavings, and a crunch of crushed hazelnuts.

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Delicious flavor in each bite. I am so excited to be partnering with Driscoll’s today to bring you these popsicles. Make them in a pinch, and keep them on hand for a guilt-free treat. Plus they are dairy-free and vegan-friendly, too! 

Mixed Berry Hazelnut Crunch Cream Pops

Berries are in season RIGHT NOW, and I’ve been adding them to my salads, desserts, as a side with eggs, piling them into my smoothies, and just eating them as a snack. There’s not much better!

Mixed Berry Hazelnut Crunch Cream Pops

Mixed Berry Hazelnut Crunch Cream Pops

 

Mixed Berry Hazelnut Crunch Cream Pops

Preparation 10 min 2017-08-24T00:10:00+00:00 Serves 9     adjust servings

Ingredients

For the Base

  • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon chia seeds
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup

For the Add-Ins

  • 1 package (6 ounces or 1 1/4 cups) Driscoll’s Organic Blueberries
  • 1 cup Driscoll’s Organic Strawberries, diced
  • 1/2 cup hazelnuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup shaved chocolate

Instructions

  • In a high-speed blender, blend coconut milk, chia seeds, and maple syrup.
  • Toast hazelnuts: placed peeled hazelnuts into a small skillet and toast, stirring often, until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Let cool then chop hazelnuts.
  • Place a few strawberries into the bottom of your into popsicle molds. Add in a few hazelnuts.
  • Pour in about 1 tablespoon of coconut base into molds.
  • Add in a few blueberries, chocolate shavings, and hazelnuts.
  • Fill the rest of the way with coconut base.
  • Top with hazelnuts and chocolate shavings.
  • Add in your popsicle sticks. Place in freezer for 6 hours or overnight.
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    Mixed Berry Hazelnut Crunch Cream Pops

    P.S. Want to win $100 worth of Driscoll’s berries? Enter the sweepstakes here!

    What are your favorite ways to use berries?

    4-Ingredient Chai Popsicles

    Summertime means it’s popsicle season! Are you a chai fan like I am? These 4-ingredient chai popsicles are creamy, flavorful, and the perfect summer cool down treat!

    4-Ingredient Chai Popsicles

    Not much is better than cooling down outside with a delicious, creamy popsicle that’s packed with flavor while also having none of the added refined sugars and junk that goes into conventional store-bought popsicles. Plus, it’s made with only FOUR ingredients, and is SO easy to make.

    I am excited to bring you this recipe in partnership with my friends at Pacific Foods! I truly love their products- from the taste to the variety and the convenience.  In this recipe I used their original almond milk, but you can definitely use their Hazelnut Milk  for extra flavor (that’ll be my next batch)!

    4-Ingredient Chai Popsicles

    Easy as that, right?

    Blend, pour, freeze, devour. You’ll get a little separation giving you a total flavor experience with each lick!

    I love this Pacific Foods Organic Almond Milk. I bring the little containers with me when I travel for coffee and things like that to keep in my hotel room, and I use the big containers at home! 

    4-Ingredient Chai Popsicles

    Chai Popsicles

    Serves 10     adjust servings

    Ingredients

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    Instructions

  • Place almond milk, honey, vanilla and 1 tablespoon of chai spice mix into your blender and blend until smooth. Taste and adjust honey and spice mix as desired.
  • Pour into popsicle molds and add in your popsicle sticks.
  • Freeze for 5 hours or up to overnight.
  • Recipe Notes

  • For vegan sub maple syrup for the honey.
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    P.S. Build a popsicle HERE.

    How to build the ultimate popsicle

    What is your favorite popsicle flavor?!

     

    Memorial Day BBQ Hits

    Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and if you’re turning the grill on for some fun outside, these BBQ hits are a must-make!

    Memorial Day BBQ Hits

    I’m so excited to bring you my favorite BBQ must-have recipes!

    Cantaloupe Ginger Cocktails: Such a refreshing, tasty, and lightened up cocktail recipe. The combination of melon, ginger, and fresh mint is absolutely delicious!

    Guacamole: Don’t forget an appetizer. Whip up some delicious homemade guacamole and pair it with plantain chips, homemade crackers, and tortilla chips!

    Chipotle Slaw: Pair any dish with some veggie-packed chipotle slaw. A favorite of mine!

    Crunchy Chicken Slaw: This slaw comes together in 15 minutes and is such a delicious combination of sweet and savory!

    Beet Slaw: This slaw is tangy and sweet, with delicious farm fresh flavors from the beets, scallions, and fresh mint! It pairs perfectly with grilled chicken or salmon, or as an addition to any leafy green salad.

    Melon Salad with Prosciutto: This salad is gluten-free and grain-free, and packed with fresh mint, sweet melon, ripe avocado, salty prosciutto, and the most wonderful light vinaigrette dressing.

    Loaded Kimchi Fries: Perfectly crispy oven baked fries topped with caramelized kimchi (seriously amazing), cilantro, cheddar cheese, onion, and a special spicy sauce makes for the ultimate vegetarian side-dish or appetizer.

    Grilled Peach, Avocado, and Crab Salad: If you haven’t tried grilled peaches with avocado, this is a must-try!

    Tropical Cooked Shrimp Ceviche: Bringing you to the tropics with this light, refreshing, and delicious appetizer that everyone will love. Bonus: It makes a bunch!

    Chili Garlic and Lime Chicken Satay Skewers: These chicken skewers are packed with flavor and are so simple to prepare. Serve them as an appetizer when you have guests and watch them fly off the plate!

    Sriracha Lime Chicken Chopped Salad: One of my most popular recipes! The combination of lime, perfectly seasoned chicken, sriracha, and grilled pineapple is so so delicious!

    Moroccan Chicken Burger: A perfect change from your traditional beef burger with SO MUCH FLAVOR!

    Honey Lime Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Sugar Chips: Let’s kick up the standard fruit salad and bring this healthy dessert that’s a little more fun to the party.

    Bruschetta Chicken: A perfect dinner option. Grill up some marinated chicken and top it with tasty bruschetta for the BBQ win!

    Slow Cooker Pulled Pork: The perfect combination of sweet and smokey!

    Caprese Pesto Pasta Salad: This dish requires very little cooking and is so simple to throw together! PLUS it is so flavorful! Add your favorite Summer greens into the pesto, toss with gluten-free pasta, tomatoes, and delicious Italian spices and BOOM: Summer side perfection.

    Baked Buffalo Wings: A healthier version of such a flavorful dish for weekend BBQs!

    Dry-Rub Grilled Wings: These wings are flavor-packed and grilled to perfection. Plus, they are easy breezy! Perfect for anyone on grill duty this weekend.

    Coconut Curry Ceviche: The prettiest appetizer for any BBQ spread! Spruce up your plating by serving it in a coconut, or just serve in a bowl!

    Tomato Jalapeño Salmon Burgers: These burgers have just the right amount of flavor. They are bursting with scallions, jalapeños, and fresh garlic- and go fantastic with some homemade guacamole and fixins’, if you ask me!

    BBQ Chicken Pizza: Get creative with this BBQ Chicken Pizza and toss the crust on the grill!

    Cherry Lemonade Popsicles: Cool off with Summer popsicles (a little vodka would be delicious in these, too)!

    Honey Grilled Bananas with Chocolate Mocha Sauce: Fruit on the grill is the best. Especially drizzled with this chocolate mocha sauce.

    Strawberry Shortcake: I’ve combined the perfect biscuit with dairy-free whipped cream, fresh strawberries, and easy strawberry sauce for the ultimate classic summer dessert!

    Paleo Cherry Pie Bar: Add cherries to your spread, with these delicious bars!

    Don’t forget my grilling guide to help you through the BBQ!

    Grilling 101

    Happy BBQing!

    Lexi


     

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    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Udi’s Gluten Free. The opinions and text are all mine.

    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!

    popsicleHow about those ^ for inspiration?

    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)
  • Cherry Lemonade PopsAroundtheweb

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    Do you like refreshing and fruity popsicles, or creamy and sweet?

    Protein Fudgsicles

    Who doesn’t love the time of year when you want your sweet treat to be something right out of the freezer? I put my ice cream maker (although these are not made with it) in their last week and it’ll stay there throughout the summer (hint hint)!

    These Fudgsicles got some serious rave reviews around here. Super fudge-like, the perfect sweet-ness, and has protein (which is a huge plus in our  book)!
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    All you’ll need, equipment wise, is your blender, popsicle molds, and your freezer!
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    Protein Fudgsicles

    Serves 6     adjust servings

    Ingredients

    • 1 can full-fat coconut milk
    • 1/3 cup dark chocolate or Enjoy Life's chocolate chips
    • 2 scoops SFH natural protein powder {use code LEXI for 10% off orders on SFH.com}
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1 tablespoon maple syrup

    Instructions

  • 1. Heat coconut milk and chocolate and mix well to combine
  • 2. Transfer chocolate coconut milk mixture to the blender
  • 3. Add in protein powder, vanilla, and maple- blend until smooth
  • 4. Taste and adjust sweetener as desired
  • 5. Pour into popsicle molds and let freeze over night
  • Recipe Notes

  • Servings: 6
  • Amount per serving: 1
  • 181 calories
  • 12g fat
  • 8g carbs
  • 9g protein
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    ProteinFudgesiclesSummer goodness, right there! Melts in your mouth!

    If you had to choose, what is your FAVORITE ice cream flavor?