This is going to be the shortest recipe ever!
So easy, almost a no-brainer really, I could just list the 3 ingredients and anyone can figure it out what to do with them.
As you might know, Bobcat is a really fussy eater, he still doesn’t eat any fresh fruits and vegetables at all. (He’s 3 years old. When will this change?) Anyway, the only way to make him eat some is trying to smuggle them into something he likes. Like ice cream. All kids like ice lollies. These easy-peasy healthy ice pops are so delicious that they won’t even notice a little bit of kale hiding in there, with all its fabulous natural vitamin C.
We normally have everything at home to make these, as I often use Waitrose frozen smoothie mixes for his snacks. (I’m a master of veggie -smuggling you see) We have two favourites: kale-mango-kiwi and berries-beetroot-carrot. But it can be any mix of favourite fruits and veggies really.
So grab about
4 handfuls of frozen fruits and veggies
4 tablespoons of greek yogurt or vegan yogurt and
2 tablespoons of honey, maple syrup or coconut sugar
I used half and half of my favourite smoothie mixes to create 6 different coloured lollies.
All you need to do is just blend the fruits with the honey using your mixer (you can let the frozen fruits sit a little bit before that, so they won’t be too icy) and fold the yogurt in. Add a splash of water, around 50-60 ml in the end and pour your mixture into the moulds. Put it in the freezer for 3 hours.
- you need the water to make your mixture freeze better because the yogurt is too creamy. Water makes the proper ice lolly.
- hold the mould under hot running water for 15-20 seconds to make it easier to get the ice pops out of the mould.
- use quality moulds with a strong, firm handle.
- you can use a different sweetener or none at all!
- before serving them, you can dip them into melted chocolate- real treat!
I also have an ice lolly recipe made with vegan yogurt: Homemade Smoothie Ice Lollies With Vegan Yogurt