What’s summer without popsicles? For kids, there’s nothing more tempting on a hot day, but popsicles are hardly the wholesome dietary staples parents would like to see their kids snacking on—until now. Sneak some vitamin-packed greens into your homemade popsicles for a frozen summer treat that’s both delicious and nutritious!
What You Need:
- A blender
- Popsicle molds
- 1-2 handfuls of leafy greens—kale or baby spinach works best
- 1-2 medium ripe bananas
- 1 cup of plain or vanilla yogurt
- 1-2 cups of your child’s favorite fruits: pineapple, mango, berries—anything goes!
- 1 cup of coconut water or freshly-squeezed orange juice
- Optional: honey