Happy Mothers Day!!!!
I am lucky to have such an incredible mother. She has always supported my dreams, and has helped me become the person I am today. My mother is strong, beautiful, intelligent, other oriented, selfless, giving, dependable, kind, loving, supportive ….I could go on and on. I love and admire my mother more than she could possibly know, and am grateful that we have such a strong relationship! So to all of you Mothers, or Mothers to be:
So, New York has been quite warm lately!! HORRAY FOR SUMMER APPROACHING!!! When it’s hot outside, I crave cold snacks! (surprising I know). I mean what is better than a frosty popsicle on a summer afternoon!? NOT MUCH.
You can buy lots of popsicles at the grocery store. Lots of them are made with all natural ingredients, and are pretty good options when it comes to snacking. That being said, they can be expensive, and usually have added sugars.
About a week ago, I went on amazon and ordered these bad boys:
These popsicle molds were exactly what I needed to create refined sugar-free, all natural, homemade popsicles! This is a great way to make a guilt free treat! You can add any fruit you want, or even throw in some greens. It’s a great way to sneak in some extra vitamins and nutrients into your kid’s (or in my case fiance’s) diet!
I will admit, the ones I made are pretty tart. I love anything sour, so I wanted to make these super flavorful and “zingy” ( I may have made that word up, but I’m allowed because it’s my blog!) I added some coconut milk yogurt to balance out the sourness of the lemons, and just a bit of thyme to add another layer of subtle flavor. I also snuck some chia seeds and hemp seeds in there for an extra nutritional punch!
- 1 cup frozen raspberries
- juice of 2 lemons
- 1 TBS chia seeds
- 1 hemp seeds
- ½ cup coconut milk yogurt
- ½ cup water (or more)
- 1 tsp fresh thyme
- optional: 1 packet stevia
- Combine all ingredients in a blender
- blend on high
- transfer liquid to popsicle molds
- freeze for at least 3 hours
- run under hot water to release from molds
I am going to warn you all, Be prepared to see more popsicle recipes in the near future. I’m kind of obsessed with these now, and I have lots of fun idea’s for yummy frozen treats!!!
Now go call your mom and wish her a Happy Mothers day!!!