Homemade Popsicles

We have been obsessed with homemade popsicles this summer. We are experimenting with every herb/juice combination possible. We don’t have any of those fancy popsicle molds so we made do with what we had- good ol’ ice cube trays, parchment paper and craft sticks. The set up is pretty self-explanatory.

Here are some of our favorite flavors:
Strawberry Lemonade Lavender: strawberry lemonade and a sprinkle of lavender buds per pop then freeze.

Orange mint: orange juice with 1 peppermint leaf per pop. These have a lovely refreshing taste (my favorite).

Super Healthy Smoothy: equal parts soy milk and orange juice, 1 T nutritional yeast, 2 T flax seeds, 2 T wheat bran, 2 C soy yogurt (plain), 1 bag mixed frozen berries, and a banana. Blend together then put in pop trays and freeze. These pops are the Little Ladies’ favorite!

Watermelon Raspberry: 2 C watermelon, 1/2 C raspberries, 1 C orange juice; blend, then freeze.
Sparkling Lavender: 2 cups sparkling water and 1/3 cup lavender (or other flavored) syrup. Mix, stir until syrup dissolves in the water and freeze.

Lavender Lemonade Elderflower: 2 cups water, 1/4 cup lavender syrup (or honey), juice of 3 small lemons, elderflowers. Mix, stir until syrup dissolves and freeze, sprinkle elderflowers on top of each pop before freezing.

Peanut Butter, Banana and Honey: 2 C soy milk, 1 C peanut butter, 1/3 C honey and 1 banana; blend, then freeze.

Rootbeer Float: 1 bottle of rootbeer and 1 C vanilla soy ice cream; blend, then freeze.

Coffee Pops: For the mommies like myself that need a refreshing cool boost; Fauna actually suggested this pop idea! My favorite is Bali Blue Moon coffee and soy milk, mix, then freeze. YUM!!!! Visit MUS, from the Netherlands; she made some beautiful flowery pops. Enjoy!!!!

5 responses to “Homemade Popsicles”

  1. Sally

    YUM! I need to go harvest my lavender leaves. Do you suppose catnip could be replace the mint? Super great ideas….

    1. Sally

      *make that lavender flowers, he he*

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  3. Loni

    oh my, those look delicious! especially for the hot sunny days of the sunshine state 😀

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