When you are trying to lose weight, drinking smoothies is always welcome, but seriously, after a while you just get tired of drinking them, but did you know they can also make great frozen treats such as sorbet and yes, smoothie Popsicles. This way, you can also get good green in your diet or sneak them in into your child’s diet. Check out the method below:)
Green Smoothie Popsicle Ingredients:
- 2 cups spinach
- 2 cups frozen berries (your choice)
- 2 bananas
- 1 cup water
Blend until creamy smooth, pour into Popsicle molds, freeze and enjoy a healthy snack as a treat. Going green never tasted so good!
Spirulina Smoothie Ingredients
- 1/2 cup mixed berries (frozen)
- 1/4 cup orange juices
- 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
- 1 tbsp Spirulina powder
Place the berries, orange juice, plain yogurt and Spirulina powder in your blender and blend for a minute or until green and smooth. If you feel it still needs a bit of sweet try adding a 2 teaspoons of honey.Pour into popsicle molds and freeze.
POM Breakfast Smoothie
- 1 cup POM wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice
- 3/4 cup soy or low-fat milk
- 2 ice cubes
- 1 large banana
- 2 tablespoons almonds
- 3 table spoons protein powder (optional)
- 1 teaspoon honey or stevia sweetener
In a blender combine all ingredients. Cover and blend on high for at least 30 seconds (make sure the almonds aren’t visible) then pour into popsicle molds and freeze. Makes 2 servings.
Berry Healthy Breakfast Smoothie
- 1/2 cup blueberries
- 1/2 cup strawberries
- 1/2 cup blackberries
- 1 medium carrot
- 1 cup low-fat milk
- 1 cup pomegranate (cranberry is an okay substitute)
- 2 cups ice
Mix all the ingredients together. Pour into popsicle molds. Easily 2 servings, but don’t feel too guilty if you finish it by yourself, it is that good.