10 Ultimate Summer Popsicle Recipes!

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Don’tcha just LOVE popsicles?  Since we are already melting our faces off here in Arizona, (opposed to yesterday’s Vermont snow storm) I am breaking out the 10 ultimate popsicle recipes today! Holla!

As I sat and twiddled my thumbs and used my brains to figure out the best popsicle recipe with ya’ll, I decided I’d better go big or go home. So, without further adieu, let’s begin…

You can find some awesome popsicle molds on Amazon Here & here 

My popsicles are cooler than your popsicles.

Key Lime Pie Pops

 
 

2 cans organic coconut milk or whole milk
Juice & zest of 1 lime
3 TBS. honey
pinch of salt
1 c. chopped macadamia nuts

Directions: Mix coconut milk, lime juice & zest & honey in a blender/food processor. Pour into popsicle molds or cups and freeze for 6+ hours. Before eating remove from mold & roll in chopped nuts.

Peach Lavender Pops


10 peaches
2 TBS. honey (more if your peaches aren’t that sweet)
4 sprigs of fresh lavender

Directions: Mix peaches and honey in a blender/food processor. Add the leaves from the sprigs of lavender & stir with a spoon. Pour into popsicle molds or cups and freeze for 6+ hours.

Banana Colada Pops


4-5 bananas
2 cans of organic coconut milk
1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. sea salt
1 c. chocolate chips (preferably soy-free like these)
1/2 c. coconut flakes

Directions: Mix bananas, coconut milk, vanilla, & salt in a blender/food processor. Blend till mixed.  Toast coconut flakes in a pan over medium heat for about 5 min. Pour liquid mixture into popsicle molds, top with toasted coconut, and freeze for 6+ hours. Before eating, slowly melt chocolate chips in a glass bowl over a saucepan of boiling water, then dip into chocolate and freeze for 5 minutes.

Strawberry Shortcake Pops


6 cups fresh or frozen strawberries
3 cups organic vanilla full-fat yogurt (or buy plain and add some honey & vanilla)
1 cup macadamia nuts, chopped

Directions: Mix strawberries in a blender/food processor. Layer yogurt and pureed strawberries in popsicle molds and freeze for 6+ hours. Remove from molds and roll in macadamia nuts.

 
 
Cucumber Mint Pops


4 cucumbers
2 sprigs of fresh mint
1 squeeze of fresh lime juice
3 TBS. honey

Directions: Mix cucumbers in a blender/food processor. Strain pureed cucumbers through a strainer. Mince 6-8 mint leaves and blend with strained cucumber “juice”. Add squeeze of lime juice & honey. Place a mint leaf in each popsicle if desired. Pour in popsicle molds and freeze for 6+ hours.

Lemon Meringue Pie Pops


6 eggs (farm fresh is best)
1 c. organic cane sugar (I usually buy in bulk) or coconut sugar
2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 TBS. lemon zest
8 TBS. butter (organic is best, I LOVE kerrygold butter)
1/2 cup cream (organic is best)
1/4 cup organic cane sugar or coconut sugar

Directions: In a glass bowl over a saucepan of boiling water, whisk eggs, 1 c. sugar & lemon juice. Stir constantly until temperature reaches 160 degrees. It should be nice and thick by now. Remove from heat and mix in lemon zest & butter.  With a mixer, mix on high cream & sugar until whipping cream forms. Layer the lemon curd & whipping cream, then pour in popsicle molds and freeze for 6+ hours.

Fudgesicle Pops
(I may or may not have licked this one pre-photo shoot)


2 cans coconut milk or whole milk (organic or raw is best)
1/2 cup cream (organic or raw is best)
4 TBS. cocoa
8 TBS. honey (more if you need it sweeter)
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt

Directions: Mix all ingredients in a blender/food processor. Pour in popsicle molds and freeze for 6+ hours.

 

Orange Rosemary Pops
(simple but seriously my fav!)

6 fresh oranges
3 sprigs of fresh rosemary

Directions: Juice the oranges. Add the leaves from the sprigs of rosemary and pour in popsicle molds and freeze for 6+ hours.

Berry Cheesecake Pops


2 cups (16 oz.) cream cheese, my fav here
4 TBS. whole milk (any kind you like)
6 TBS. maple syrup
5 cup. of any mixed berries

Directions: Puree mixed berries in blender. Pour in a bowl and set aside. Blend cream cheese, milk & maple syrup. Fold the berry mixture into your cream cheese mixture and pour in popsicle molds and freeze for 6+ hours.

Root Beer Float Pops


4-5 natural cane sugar root beer soda (like this one)
1/2 c. cream
2-4 TBS. organic sugar or coconut sugar

Directions:  In a mixer, blend whipping cream while adding sugar until whipped cream forms. Drop spoonfuls of whipping cream in popsicle mold & pour rootbeer soda on top. Freeze for 6+ hours.

And finally, we can’t be makin’ popsicles without some awesome popsicle molds….check ‘em out Here & here 

This post is a part of: Fat Tuesday, Mommy Club Linky, Real Food Wednesday, Healthy 2day Wednesdays

DaNelle is the creator of the blog Weed ‘em & Reap, and author of the book, Have Your Cake & Lose Weight Too. DaNelle, along with her husband and children, raise goats, sheep, and chickens on their urban farm. DaNelle writes about the reversal of disease, weight loss through real food, common food diet myths, and her funny farm experiences and gardening adventures.
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