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EASY HEALTHY POPSICLES FOR KIDS.
Smoothies are one of my favorite ways to sneak fruits and veggies into my little ones food. They also love frozen treats, so I decided to make left over smoothie popsicles for them as a more natural approach to satisfy their sweet tooth.
I brought the popsicle molds home with lids and all, but my curious boys used the lids as swords. I never saw the lids after that. Maybe they are at the toy box, I will never know, I promise that toy box is the Bermuda triangle.
If you know me, you know I love multi functional reusables items and I didn't want to reach for wood sticks that I will dispose of later. That's where the replay forks came in super handy, plus the beautiful Replay Recycled colors make the popsicles more interesting for the kids. Click to shop Replay Toddler Utensils
You can literally make these popsicles out of any smoothie. Here is the recipe for the smoothie I used to make our popsicles of.
For the smoothie you will need:
1 large banana (peeled)
2 cups of milk
1 handful of cooked spinach
Brown sugar to taste (I used Brandless)
1 tbsp. of peanut butter (I used Brandless)
Sprinkles for topping (because sprinkles are life)
Put all the ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth.
To make the popsicles you will need:
Parchment paper (I used Brandless)
Pour smoothie into mold and cover with parchment paper, secure with rubber band. Make a tiny cut on top of each mold compartment and gently push the forks in, just enough to secure them inside the smoothie.
Freeze for at least 4 hours. When you are ready to enjoy, take them out of the freezer sand out of the mold. You can eat them plain or go wild with the toppings, I used sprinkles (because I mean, sprinkles are love)
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