Over 20 Healthy Homemade Popsicles To Beat the Heat
Homemade popsicles are quintessentially summer, just ask anybody! We encourage you to fill your freezer with a variety of the fruit-filled, coffee-laced, breakfast-inspired, and boozy hand-crafted popsicles below.
Easy recipes for fruit-filled homemade popsicles!
Whether you have an overflowing garden or a haul from the U-pick farm, chances are at some point this summer you will need to use up a surplus of produce. Homemade popsicles are a great way to extend the shelf life of berries, stone fruit, and even cucumbers!
Fresh summer berries and cherries pair perfectly with creamy vanilla yogurt in these popsicles that are great for breakfast or dessert.
Here is a tip from The Delicious Life, paletas look exactly like popsicles, are a kind of popsicle, but are nothing like popsicles. They are more of a frozen refreshment on a “palo” (stick) made from fresh fruit, either in a water/juice base with pieces of fruit, or a cream/milk base with chocolate, vanilla, spices, and nuts.
These Tropical Tangerine Turmeric popsicles, aka Pious Pops, from Displaced Housewife, are on our must-make list! Loaded with Greek yogurt, tangerines, collagen peptides, and coconut, these pops offer serious tropical vibes. Think of it as a smoothie bowl-meets-popsicle situation.
If you like key lime pie, you are going to love these frozen key lime pops. Made with fresh key limes and California Avocado and topped with white chocolate and crushed graham crackers, these pops have a delicious sweet-tart flavor, creamy texture, and yummy goodness.
Homemade Breakfast Popsicles for easy, portable breakfasts all summer long!
Breakfast, in homemade popsicle form? Somebody pinch me! Not only are the popsicles below filled with good-for-you ingredients to kick start your day. But, they are easy to make in batches and perfectly portable for hectic mornings.
Creamy Berry Breakfast Popsicles
These popsicles are loaded with creamy California Avocados and lots of fresh berries for a ice cold treat that will help you kick start your day!
Adults only, cocktail inspired homemade popsicles!
Boozy homemade popsicles have been on trend for a few years now and we are BIG fans! Just be sure you clearly mark these spiked popsicles when storing them in the freezer and keep them out of the reach of the kiddos.
There is nothing quite as refreshing as boozy, homemade popsicles on a hot summer day! These paloma inspired pops from Baking the Goods combine fresh watermelon, grapefruit, and lime juices with tequila and sparkling grapefruit soda. The fresh juices are frozen into an icy cool layered popsicle then topped with coarse sea salt to serve!
If you haven’t had a Painkiller cocktail it’s like an amped-up piña colada with coconut, pineapple, orange juice, nutmeg or cinnamon, and, of course, rum, which, of course, is like a dream come true when it comes to popsicle flavors. Salt & Wind’s spiked orange pineapple ice pop stacked on a toasted coconut-cinnamon rum situation has us seriously weak in the knees!
If you are a fan of the slightly sweet meets bitter flavor of a traditional Aperol Spritz then these pops from This Mess is Ours are for you, just be sure you keep them in the freezer until you are ready to serve them because they do melt a bit quicker than traditional pops due to the alcohol content.
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