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Refreshing Kiwi Popsicles….ahhh Summer!

Refreshing Kiwi Popsicles….ahhh Summer!

Refreshing Kiwi Popsicles

The triple digits are starting to slowly show it’s ugly face around these parts. It’s been hot hot hot!!!!! The perfect time to break out those popsicle molds and start whipping up batches of yummy, homemade popsicles!!!

I love making my own pops. You can customize the ingredients, sneak in all kinda vegetable juices for the kiddos and not to mention, they’re so freakin’ easy, fun and cheap.

Fresh fruit is EVERYWHERE this time of year so go to the Farmers Market and have at it. I got a ton of kiwi today and since it’s scorching outside Kiwi popsicles are a must.

Kiwi brings on the benefits!!Kiwi  is a superfood and provides the body with lots of fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients which has been shown to actually repair DNA ( I know quite a few people who could use some DNA repairing). Kiwi aides in regulating heartbeat and also great for skin, hair, nails, and teeth. (Thanks for the info webmd, you rock!)

I make kiwi popsicles a lot in the summer months. Something about the sweet & tart combination just totally refreshes me! And that gorgeous green color… mother nature you have truly outdone yourself!

Homemade Kiwi Popsicles: These things are addictive



I just love how they still resemble kiwi!


Kiwi is such a pretty fruit and loaded with good stuff!

 

 

Watch me make this Refreshing Kiwi Popsicle Recipe from start to finish!

ENJOY!!!
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Refreshing Kiwi Popsicles....ahhh Summer!
 
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Ingredients
  • 4 ripe kiwi
  • 1½ cups pineapple juice, naturally sweetened
  • ½ teaspoon sugar *optional* (you could also use honey, agave or more pineapple juice to make it sweeter naturally)
Instructions
  1. Carefully slice the kiwi in half and spoon out the flesh.
  2. Place the kiwi into a food processor.
  3. Pour in pineapple juice.
  4. Blend on low speed for a few seconds. Be careful not to over blend to avoid the seeds breaking or it will produce a bitter taste.
  5. Give it a taste. You may add a little sugar, honey or agave to sweeten.
  6. Pour the mixture into the popsicle mold.
  7. Insert popsicle sticks. Freeze for 6 hours or until completely frozen.
  8. Run the popsicle mold under warm water to remove the frozen popsicles.
Notes
You can add other light colored juices as well like white grape juice or white peach. Try to choose a clear or light color to keep the natural kiwi color.

7 comments

  1. alison d. fields

    I sell them to the children in my neighborhood. And they love them! They request them all the time. Thanks for the recipe.

  2. Popsicles! Popsicles! First of all, I was already on a mission to make homeade popsicles with my daughter this summer, and stumbled across yours. My daughter loves kiwi and what better mix. The hubby had to admit that they were good too as he has been devouring too. Thanks!!

  3. I just made this not too long ago. Its not frozen yet, of course, but the mixture tastes like HEAVEN! I can’t wait until it freezes so I can enjoy them!!!!

  4. Thanks for the recipe — my girls both enjoyed these. I think next time we will use less pineapple juice, as ours made 6 popsicles (in the Zoku maker).
    We had been looking for kiwisicles after they were mentioned in an episode of Curious George and we realized we had never tried them!

  5. Love this post and your comment about 'you know some folks who could stand to have their DNA repaired. ROFL!!

  6. This is a great idea and looks so delicious, too. I've always wanted to make homemade popsicles for my child. Mmm, can't wait.

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