Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Pure Sunshine Strawberry Mint Pops ~ from Ice Pop Joy!

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These pops are incredibly refreshing, bursting with fresh strawberry flavor! They are such perfect pops for summer - strawberries are so juicy and flavorful in the summer, and kids love them! As some of you may know, my 2 year old son James pretty much only eats white food (and chocolate. But that's another story). We've been working on eating colors, but the only red food I've gotten him to eat so far is watermelon... and these pops!

Getting kids to eat fresh (or raw) fruits and veggies is not always easy. Heck, getting adults to eat fresh fruits and veggies is not always easy. But somehow, if it's pureed into a pop, it somehow seems so much more delicious. I doubt I will be getting James to try strawberries any time soon, but he will totally eat them in this pop! And to be honest, I will too! I love these - they are the perfect non-guilty afternoon treat.


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Pure Sunshine Strawberry Mint Pops
from Ice Pop Joy! by Anni Daulter

1 cup hulled and chopped strawberries
juice of 1.5 meyer lemons (regular lemons will do, but you may need to increase the sweetener)
1/2 a tablespoon chopped fresh mint
4 tablespoons honey (or more to taste)
1/2 cup purified water
1 cup ice

1. Puree the strawberries, lemon juice, mint, honey, purified water, and ice in a blender until smooth.

2. Pour into mold, and freeze until solid, 5+ hours. Enjoy!

3 comments:

  1. I love this Ice Pop and also your previous entries. I just need to look for the mold and will start to make soon. It will be a bonus for me if I will win the Ice Pop Joy book. :-)

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  2. Wow these strawberry mint pops look delicious! So glad I found your blog on Tastespotting, new follower! xoxo

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  3. Thomas and Siah and I just made these today. We doubled the recipe so that we could have popsicles AND strawberry mint lemonade. :) We used regular lemon juice, and approximately doubled the honey, and oh my goodness it is AMAZING!!!!

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