Ice Pop Joy: Organic, Healthy, Fresh, Delicious
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Chill out! You can indulge in deliciously sweet and juicy ice pops without consuming refined sugar and fake sweeteners. What could be better than a sticky-sweet frozen treat to cool you down on a hot summer day? How about a heavenly, fresh and wholesome ice pop that you can feel good about enjoying and giving to your kids? Using fresh, seasonal fruits; sweet, nutritious vegetables; protein-packed whole food bases; and a multitude of other exquisite ingredients, Ice Pop Joy offers recipes for scrumptious treats any time. A wide variety of pops for every taste, Ice Pop Joy offers chapters featuring pure fruit pops, veggie pops, yogurt pops, tofu pops, herbal tea pops, chocolate pops, and specialty pops.
to have around for impromptu tea parties. I like to use daintier molds to keep with the delicate theme of the occasion. Chocolate Pops Just because there is chocolate in these pops, doesn’t mean they’re not healthy. If you choose the chocolate carefully, you can make pops with incredible depth of flavor without all the hidden refined sugar. Your family will love these pops, and you will feel good about offering this awesome snack. Chocolate Basics: My son Bodhi LOVES chocolate, so this
2½ cups chopped strawberries 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 2 tablespoons unsweetened coconut flakes ½ cup heavy cream ½ cup mascarpone cheese or ricotta 1. Put the strawberries, balsamic vinegar, and chopped walnuts into the blender, and puree. 2. Add the coconut flakes, heavy cream, and mascarpone or ricotta cheese, and blend all ingredients together to desired texture. 3. Pour mixture into chosen pop molds and put sticks in place. 4. Freeze pops until
out of and talk about ingredients with your children. • Ask for their suggestions on creating a signature “veggie” pop that you can name after them, and even submit to me for a fun addition to my Web site, under the section “kids’ corner.” • Offering your children more exotic or unusual ingredients through ice pops may be just what is needed to help them be a tad more adventurous. Flavors are often less intense when they are icy cold, so ice pops with healthy ingredients can be a great starting
lime juice, lemon juice, water, and ice, and blend all ingredients together into a smooth texture. 3. Pour mixture into chosen pop molds and put sticks in place. 4. Freeze pops until solid. Makes 6 (4-ounce) pops Pop Culture Health Tip Honeydew melons are very high in vitamin C, so they are great to eat when you are starting to feel a cold coming on or are just a little rundown. They are also low in fat and high in water content, so they’re the perfect pleasure on a hot sunny day!
solid. Note: Please remember that it is not safe to give honey to children under the age of one. Makes 8 (4-ounce) pops Pop Culture Tea Tip Chamomile is well-known for its amazing soothing qualities. It is good for babies with colic, is an instant healer for a sore throat, and is a wonderful relaxing treat while in the bath. These tea pops are refreshingly light, surprisingly tasty, and great for a summer treat. Kava Calm 4 cups water 2 kava kava tea bags 2 spearmint tea bags