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3 Kid-Friendly Homemade Popsicle Recipes

Homemade, kid-friendly popsicle recipes for the end of summer

Popsicles are the perfect kid-friendly snack for a hot day, but many are laden with corn syrup and sugar. Fortunately, healthier versions of the sweet treat are easy to make at home. Simply follow any of the homemade popsicle recipes below to create your own delicious summer treat.

 

Dairy-free Fudge Pops

Recipe adapted from Crazy for Crust. 

With only two ingredients, this easy homemade popsicle recipe recreates the chocolatey, creamy flavor of a fudge pop without dairy – perfect for lactose-intolerant kids.

Ingredients

½ cup chocolate hazelnut spread

1 ½ cups chocolate almond milk

Directions

Combine chocolate hazelnut spread with a half cup of chocolate almond milk. Slowly whisk in the rest of the chocolate milk until smooth. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for at least four hours, placing popsicle sticks in each mold a half-hour after placing popsicles in the freezer.

 

Pineapple Mint Homemade Popsicle Recipe

Recipe adapted from Blue Diamond.

These healthy, homemade popsicles combine the flavors of sweet pineapple and cool mint for a refreshing treat that gives kids a dose of immunity-boosting vitamin C.

Ingredients

2 cups pineapple chunks

1 cup almond milk

2 tbsp honey

2 tbsp fresh mint

Directions

Place pineapple chunks, almond milk, mint, and honey in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for at least four hours. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for at least four hours, placing popsicle sticks in each mold a half-hour after placing popsicles in the freezer.

 

Strawberry Mango Fruit Popsicle 

Recipe adapted from Very Well Fit.

Use the best of summer’s fruits to create a healthy, nutrient-dense dessert for your kids with this antioxidant-rich recipe.

Ingredients

5 oz. frozen strawberries

5 oz. frozen mango

1 can full-fat coconut milk

2 tbsp. honey

Optional, 1 overripe banana

Directions

Place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Pour mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for at least four hours, placing popsicle sticks in each mold a half-hour after placing popsicles in the freezer.

 

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