Popeyes Recipes

Rainbow Popsicles Recipe: Sugar-Free Fruit Smoothies On A Stick

13th September 2016

Natural fruit smoothie on a stick

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We all want to binge on ice-cream to cool down on hot days, but doing that all the time will make your body cry for help. Stuff yourself with one of these healthy fruit popsicles instead, which are creamy, refreshing and super fun to make! With no added sugar, colouring or gelatine, these colourful pops are as good as it gets for your body.

Created using simple and natural ingredients, this recipe is easy on the wallet and can be easily tweaked to produce more popsicles. Great for parties or as an afternoon perk-me-up, these are perfect for everyone who needs to cool down on hot and humid days.

Ingredients (makes 4 popsicles)

Smoothie base

  • 4 tbsps frozen banana
  • 4 tbsps plain yogurt

Rainbow layers

  • Pink: 1/2 cup strawberries
  • Orange: 1 tin canned peaches
  • Purple: 1 cup blueberries
  • Green: 1 whole avocado
  • Red: 1 cup frozen mixed berries

Equipment

  • Blender
  • Popsicle mould

Directions

Smoothie Base:

  1. Blend frozen banana and yogurt together, until smooth.
  2. Transfer smoothie base to a bowl, set aside.

Rainbow layers:

  1. In clean blender, add the ingredients for the red layer and 1/5 of smoothie base.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Transfer to separate bowl.
  4. Wash blender and repeat for each layer.
  5. Carefully layer 1 tbsp of each colour into popsicle mould.
  6. Freeze for at least 4 hours, or overnight.

To Serve

  1. Fill a big bowl with warm water.
  2. Lower mould into the bowl, ensuring water does not seep in.
  3. Wiggle the popsicles free.
  4. Serve immediately.
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