8 Ice Pop Recipes for the Dog Days of Summer
Although summer is dwindling, sweltering August days are still in full force. When the A/C just doesn’t cut it, what’s better than a refreshing Ice Pop straight out of the freezer?
Lucky for you, homemade popsicles are one of the easiest summer treats to make. From “Adult Only” Spicy Tequila Sunrise Popsicles to Watermelon and Spinach/Kale Ice Pops that your kids will devour (without ever knowing they are consuming vegetables), there’s a little something for everyone.
Chocolate Covered Iced Coffee Popsicles
Photo and Recipe by @emmaslieblingsstuecke
On those days when it’s just too hot to drink a steaming cup of coffee, why not get your caffeine fix in popsicle form? Better yet, get your chocolate fix, too!
Mixed Berry and Granola Popsicles
Photo and Recipe by @bakersroyale_naomi
You’ll be happy to know that these popsicles are perfectly acceptable for breakfast. Creamy, protein-rich Greek yogurt, combined with the natural sweetness of fresh fruit and a satisfying crunch from the granola makes for a balanced breakfast on the go!
Spicy Tequila Sunrise Popsicles
Photo and Recipe by @floatingkitchen
If you’ve never tried boozy popsicles, now’s the time. These fiery popsicles will be a sure crowd pleaser at your Labor Day gathering! The sweetness of orange juice and grenadine is expertly balanced with a spicy kick from Jalapeños (and of course, Tequila).
Mango, Chia And Kiwi Popsicles
Photo and Recipe by @alenafoodphoto
Do you love Chia Pudding? If so, these healthy and delicious pops are for you! Layered popsicles are a wonderful way to switch things up. Did we mention these are also completely vegan?
Peppermint Fudge Pops with Torched Meringue Topping
Photo and Recipe by @thesugarhit
Why head to the store for fudge pops when you can make these far more delicious treats at home? These dessert pops are you sure to cool you down, no matter how hot the weather, and they may even have you feeling a bit nostalgic about winter!
Coconut Water, Pink Lemonade and Strawberry Popsicles
Photo and Recipe by @jojotastic
We can’t think of anything more refreshing than these summery pops. Hydrating coconut water, sweet lemonade and fresh strawberries create the perfect combo for a light, mid-afternoon snack.
Watermelon & Spinach/Kale Pops with Cacao Nibs, Honey & Yogurt
Photo and Recipe by @hartmann_health
These creative pops are a win-win for both children and adults. Your kids will be absolutely delighted to enjoy these Watermelon treats, and you’ll feel good about them getting a healthy dose of vegetables in the process!
Chocolate Dipped Avocado Popsicles
Photo and Recipe by @celine_squared
Have some perfectly ripe avocados on hand? These popsicles are calling your name! Avocado lends the perfect amount of creaminess to these pops. Dipped in dark chocolate and sprinkled with roasted and salted pistachios for a lovely sweet/salty flavor combination.
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