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Recipe: Healthy and Inventive Popsicles

Stock your freezer with ices inspired by inventive Popsicle shop Las Paletas in Nashville, a city that knows heat.

Use our chart, below, as a guide.

  1. Buzz a base, sweetener & flavor in a blender
  2. Stir in a booster for texture.
  3. Pour into eight, 3-ounce Dixie cups & insert a plastic craft stick or plastic knife.
  4. Freeze 6 hours.

Then chill! Adults and kids will love them!

Popsicle Watermelon-
Chunky Pineapple
Crunchy Peanut Butter-Banana Avocado-Mango
Base 3 cups cubed,
seeded watermelon
2 cups cubed,
fresh pineapple
3 medium bananas
1 cup 1% milk
3 cups cubed mango
¾ ripe avocado
Sweetener 6 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp honey
¾ cup
pineapple juice
3 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp honey 5 tbsp sugar
Flavor 3 tbsp fresh
lime juice
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tbsp ground
anso chile
5 tbsp natural peanut butter 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
Booster 2 tsp chopped
fresh cilantro
1 cup coarsely chopped pineapple ¼ cup lightly salted, dry roasted peanuts – chopped 1 tbsp grated orange zest
Calories 62 calories 61 calories 165 calories 93 calories
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