Kid Friendly Strawberry Pina Colada Popsicles
Get ready for some healthy strawberry pina colada!
Hair gets lighter.
Skin gets darker.
Water gets warmer.
Drinks get colder.
Music gets louder.
Nights gets longer.
Life gets better.
Summer also means popsicles! Not the cheap store bought kind, but actual popsicles that are made with nutritious real food! I’m always fascinated (and confused) as to why they make kids foods (or any food for that matter) with dyes, artificial sweeteners, and colors, instead of just using real food? I thought I’d share an interesting article I found where popsicles won the worst food of the week award along with the reasons why. I bet you’ll want to run out and make your own like we did, and these are popsicles you can get pretty excited about once you read the nutrition facts. Enjoy!
What is in the Strawberry Pina Colada Pops
Coconut Milk – good source of electrolytes, improves digestion, lowers blood sugar and cholesterol, rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals
Raw honey – antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, good source of antioxidants, and provides a great source of quick energy
Strawberries- help prevent cancer, rich in antioxidants, boosts the immune system
Pineapple – helps reduce inflammation, good source of vitamin C, protects against cancer
Kid Friendly Strawberry Pina Colada Popsicle
- 13.5 oz Coconut milk
- 1 cup Frozen pineapple (I also add a few tbsp of fresh pineapple juice to really bring out the flavor)
- 1/2 cup Fresh cut strawberries
- 3 tsp Raw honey (or monk fruit if you are vegan to taste)
- 1 tbsp Shredded coconut
- 1/4 tsp Vanilla
- Combine all ingredients (except for strawberries) in a bullet or a blender.
- Add more honey if you like it sweeter.
- Pour into popsicle molds filling only 3/4 of the mold.
- Place fresh cut strawberries into each mold.
- Freeze then enjoy!
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