We all know you can make ice pops from fruit, coconut milk and even cocktails. But what about veggie popsicles? Yes, carrots, kale and even asparagus are also perfect popsicle (and smoothie) ingredients. Try a refreshing way to get your vitamins in a pretty popsicle form. (If you don’t have the time or patience to freeze them, simply whip up the following recipes as a smoothie. Cool off at the end of a long summer day, and load up on antioxidants while you’re at it. Get your greens with this creamy, banana and kale-based popsicle. Lime and banana add a tropical taste—you’ll never know there’s kale in these!
- 1 cucumber, cut into chunks
- 3-4 fresh kale leaves, roughly chopped
- 1 banana
- ½ cup coconut water
- 1 lime, juice only
- 1 tbsp raw agave nectar
- Blend all ingredients until smooth and creamy.
- Evenly pour into the popsicle mold, freeze and serve.