Healthy Fresh Fruit Popsicles

 

Make your own all-natural fruit popsicles made with such simple ingredients it was almost embarrassing writing these recipes.

Pineapple Popsicles

Ingredients                           Makes: 8 large popsicles
2 cups fresh pineapple
1/2 cup purified water
3 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions
Clean and peel a fresh pineapple if required. Remove the hard center of the pineapple and use only the plump juicy flesh for the popsicles. Chop the pineapple into approximately 2” pieces.

In a blender or food processor, add the pineapple pieces, the purified water and the maple syrup. Blend the ingredients until the mixture is well pureed.

Pour the pureed ingredients into the popsicle molds and apply the tops. Place your fruit-filled popsicle molds into a freezer where it can sit up straight and not be knocked.

Most popsicle molds will freeze your fruit popsicles within 4 hours. Enjoy!

Please note: Popsicle molds come in different sizes, thus the amount of popsicles created will vary and the amount of ingredients required may need to be adjusted.

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Strawberry Popsicles

Strawberry Popsicles

Ingredients                          Makes: 8 large popsicles
2 cups fresh strawberries
1/2 cup purified water
3 tbsp maple syrup

Instructions
Clean the strawberries and remove the leafy tops and any bruised portions of the fruits.

In a blender or food processor, add the strawberries, the purified water and the maple syrup. Blend the ingredients until the mixture is well pureed.

Pour the pureed ingredients into the popsicle molds and apply the tops. Place your fruit-filled popsicle molds into a freezer where it can sit up straight and not be knocked.

Most popsicle molds will freeze your fruit popsicles within 4 hours. Enjoy!

Please note: Popsicle molds come in different sizes, thus the amount of popsicles created will vary and the amount of ingredients required may need to be adjusted.

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Orange Popsicles

Orange Popsicles

Ingredients                          Makes: 8 large popsicles
2 1/2 cups freshly squeezed orange juice

Instructions
Depending on what type and size of oranges you choose will depend on how many oranges are required to accumulate 2 cups of freshly squeezed orange juice.

If using a juicer, peel the oranges and remove any seeds prior to juicing the oranges. If juicing the oranges by hand, keep the peel on to give yourself something solid to grip as you are juicing the fruits.

Juice enough oranges, clementines or tangerines to acquire 2 1/2 cups of freshly squeezed orange juice.

No water or sweetener is needed for these very simple fruit popsicles. Pour the orange juice into the popsicle molds, add the sticks or tops of the molds and simply freeze.

Most popsicle molds will freeze your fruit popsicles within 4 hours. Enjoy!

Please note: Popsicle molds come in different sizes, thus the amount of popsicles created will vary and the amount of ingredients required may need to be adjusted.

Recipes shared by: J. Marshall

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