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Healthy Firecracker Popcicles

by Kristen


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Yup.  this totally happened.  And you know what?  these were actually really easy to make.

These healthy Firecracker popsicles have no artificial colors, no added sugar, and can be made vegan.  I used cow’s milk, but any type of milk can be used.   The only sweetener is fruit.

I am afraid that these aren’t exactly like the real thing.  You see, I have never seen a blue raspberry in my life.  So I used blueberries instead.

If you want to make homemade popsicles this summer, I highly suggest buying some silicone popsicle molds.  They are not expensive, and you can get really creative with them.   I use these.

When I made these popsicles, I made 1 layer at a time and then froze that layer.  Each layer only took a few minutes to make.  So, all in all, these pops didn’t require much prep time.



If I were to make these again, I would add some lemon juice to the blueberry mixture.   Also, the red layer does not have to be strawberry.  It can be cherry or raspberry.

Healthy Firecracker Pops –Makes 8 pops.

Blueberry Layer- 1/2 cup of blueberries and 1/8 cup of milk  –In your blender- Mix blueberries and milk.  Fill each silicone mold 1/3 with the blueberry mixture and stick the popsicle stick in the mold for 2-3 hours. 

Lemon Layer- 1 Banana and the zest and juice of 1/2 lemon- In your blender- mix banana, lemon juice, and zest.  Fill each silicone milk another 1/3 with this mixture.  Freeze for 2-3 hours.  

Strawberry Layer- 1/2 cup of sliced strawberries and 1/8 cup of milk- In your blender- mix strawberries and milk.  Fill the rest of the silicone molds with this mixture.  Freeze for 20-3 hours .







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Donna Hup June 2, 2015 - 6:07 am

Love these! They look so easy to make and sound delicious 🙂

Kim (Feed Me, Seymour) June 1, 2015 - 8:32 pm

I love these! We are obsessed with popsicles in this house so a natural version is perfect.

Val - Corn, Beans, Pigs and Kids June 1, 2015 - 7:12 pm

I was planning on making some red, white and blue popsicles this summer so I’ll have to try your recipe!

Alisa - Go Dairy Free June 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm

I love layered popsicles and this sounds like the perfect flavor combination!

Rebecca @ Strength and Sunshine June 1, 2015 - 11:23 am

Such a fun treat for those hot summer days!

Kristen @ A Mind Full Mom June 1, 2015 - 11:18 am

This is just the kind of recipe this mom loves and my kids will flip for! Pinned!

lisa May 31, 2015 - 8:14 pm

can coconut water be used in place of milk?

Kristen May 31, 2015 - 9:30 pm

for sure. any liquid you would use in a smoothie would work for this. So anything can be used.


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