Homemade Freeze Pops

homemade freeze pops

Let’s face it, most food that comes in tubes are not healthy.

*But it’s a fact that kids love to eat frozen food from a tube.

(*indicates that it is not really a fact and more of an observation)

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Luckily, there is an alternative to those sugar laced freezable yogurt tubes…

You can make your own and freeze them in small ziplock bags and your kids won’t even notice because they are just so happy to be eating sans silverware.

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Homemade Freezer Pops

This being more of a technique than a recipe, the flavor possibilities are endless and they are super fast and easy to make.

Supplies:

Blender

Snack sized ziplock bags

baking sheet

tape

Ingredients for natural yogurt pops

1 cup plain yogurt

1 cup raspberries (mangoes, strawberries, pineapple or peaches can be substituted)

1/2 cup orange juice or pineapple juice

2 frozen bananas

1 Tablespoon maple syrup ( or more to taste)

2 tsp. vanilla extract

Puree all ingredients in a blender and pour about 1/3 cup into each ziplock bag. Gently press the air out of the bag and seal. Fold the sealed edge over and secure with a piece of tape. lay flat on a baking sheet. Repeat with remaining bags and freeze for 3-4 hours. When ready to eat, snip one end of the bag.

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11 thoughts on “Homemade Freeze Pops

  1. These are a very simple and easy snack idea for all to enjoy! Thanks for always making such great mixtures of ingredients and tasteful treats for our younger ones too! With our younger one, these will be such a huge hit due to his recent 4 molar eruption! And our girls love frozen yogurt as a treat.Keep up the great work, we look forward to your next post 🙂

  2. Not enough ways to say “Thank you” from a Insulin dependent diabetic since ’93(4 shots daily & adult son with Cerebral Palsy/Autism plus severe food allergies, not easy finding desserts not loaded with sugar/chemicals. Truly enjoy making our own, great recipes & ideas.
    Much thanks,
    Carmen aka keenpetite

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