April 11, 2011

Ice Pops

Ice Pops

You don't have to wait for hot weather to enjoy a refreshing ice pop.  Make your own version using fresh fruit and yogurt.  It's easy, and you control what goes in them.

This recipe is a tropical blend of banana, pineapple, and strawberry. But use anything you like such as blueberries, peaches, raspberries, mangoes, etc.

Tropical Fruit Ice Pops (Makes 8 pops)

1 banana, cut into pieces
1 cup crushed pineapple in its own juice, drained
1 pint strawberries, halved
1 cup vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup honey

Directions:  Combine banana, pineapple, strawberries, yogurt and honey in a blender or food processor.  Whirl until smooth.

Fill 6-ounce paper drinking cups or plastic juice-pop holders with this mixture.  Place a wooden stick in each.  Freeze.

That's it!  Enjoy your own homemade Ice Pops!


  1. Bananas and pineapples take a long time to freeze. How long before you can eat them? This recipe sounds really healthy. My "I" blog: http://myheartblogstoyou.blogspot.com/2011/04/idiots-in-attic-day-9-from-a-z.html

  2. I make a bunch of varieties of ice pops. They're great for kids, but I like them too--they cure the sweet tooth without being unhealthy. :O)

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  3. Mmmm, they sound delish. We make smoothies a lot but I've never tried ice pops. Thanks for the suggestion.

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  4. Oooh, these sound great! I've made smoothies before, but never thought to freeze into ice pops.

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  5. Sounds yummy! I have the molds for them but haven't really tried them out yet.

  6. I am hungry!!! Should try it out now!!

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