With the birth of our grandson, frozen pops are back in my freezer – but with a twist.
These are green, non-dairy, healthy, homemade pops!
They’re easy to make (only four ingredients), and our grandson loves them.
Here’s what you need:
1 C. frozen pineapple
3/4 coconut milk (I buy canned. Freeze leftover milk for a later batch of frozen pops.)
1 big handful of fresh spinach leaves
Blend all ingredients together on high-speed until smooth. You can add 1-2 T. water, if needed, to facilitate the process. Mixture will be thick. Pour mixture into popsicle molds.
(NOTE: In my most recent batch, I substituted frozen cherries for the pineapple. They are not as sweet, and the color is reddish over green, even though they still contain the spinach. Truth be told, I won’t do that again because they were not as popular as the pineapple.)
They are non-dairy and full of spinach, so are a perfect treat for youngsters who have issues with milk, or don’t get enough greens. They are great for teething toddlers. Because they are not made with ice, like typical frozen ice treats, they don’t drip as they’re being eaten. They are more the consistency of frozen pudding.
These frozen pops are also good for elderly loved ones who are on pureed diets. (Our daughter got the recipe from an online ‘pureed diet’ site.)
Is that a happy face, or what? 🙂