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Hi everyone! I’m Nicole from One Punky Mama, and I’m just tickled to be here guest posting at A Life in Balance for the Summer Blog Swap! We are participating in A Grande Life’s Summer Blog Swap! Check out my blog to see Barb’s guest post, Take a Nature Walk.
Summertime means the inevitable ring of the ice cream man (we told the kids he was the fish man for as long as we could – then they learned to read… oh well) which in my house presents two problems. One, have you seen the prices on that stuff? I know it’s a treat, but when you live someplace where the truck comes EVERY day, it’s not a treat to your wallet. The other, since we’re dye-free, most of the treats are definitely off limits. I won’t lie, there are days where I would kill for a bomb pop!
So, what do we do? We make frozen smoothie pops!
Amazon has a great collection of freezer pop molds at a reasonable price. We like the Tovolo brand, because they are re-usable, dishwasher safe and BPA free.
We become total mad scientists in the kitchen when it comes to frozen pop making time! The sky is the limit when it comes to flavor combinations. Alternatively, you can also just use your favorite fruit juices straight without becoming a mix-master.
Preparation for each is the same: peel/cut fruits up into generally uniform chunks and blend until smooth. Pour into molds. Freeze. Enjoy!
Crazy for Melons
2 cups seedless watermelon
1 cup honeydew melon
1 cup cantaloupe melon
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup honeydew melon
1 cup strawberries
1 cup plain yogurt
1 cup orange juice
Chocolate Raspberry Yum
1 cup chocolate almond milk
1 1/2 cups raspberries
Berry Berry Good
1 cup fresh blackberries
5 large strawberries
1 large banana
1/2 cup orange juice
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