Recipe: Island Paradise Popsicle

Feeling inspired to make a quick batch of popsicles after yesterdays post?  If so, here is an extremely easy and simple recipe that is not only healthy and loaded with nutrients, it is downright refreshing and delightful.

Recipe: Island Paradise Popsicle

Yield: 6 double popsicles, 1 dozen single (3 1/2 cups mixture) Continue reading

Cooking Tip Thursdays: Homemade Popsicles Made Easy

Cooking Tip Thursdays is dedicated to making time in the kitchen quicker, easier, and just plain better…

There’s nothing worse than spending money on an overpriced box of popsicles only to find them jam-packed with high-fructose corn syrup, preservatives, artificial flavors, red dye #5 or blue dye #8.  If you’re looking for a healthier and cheaper alternative, then a homemade popsicle is your answer.  This fun and easy activity is great for kids of all ages.  And by kids, I mean grown adults that enjoy popsicles just as much as any 5 year old.  Here are a few simple tips to create the perfect homemade popsicle in no time at all.  Because really, is there anything better than an ice-cold healthy treat on a hot, sweltering day?  Continue reading

Recipe: Sweet Green Smoothie

Feel like you need a little pick me up after this weekends festivities?  Refuel and reenergize yourself with this nutrient-dense, vitamin-packed green smoothie.  Loaded with bananas, pineapples and spinach, you won’t believe how sweet and delicious this health-supportive powerhouse tastes.  And don’t be afraid of the spinach…I promise Continue reading