Create healthy homemade popsicles pop with super fun popsicle sleeves. I think they're perfect for busy days, birthday parties, post gym, work & school lunches, or team sports snacks. Our family uses them all the time and it's helped us stay healthy on busy days.
Last week on Instagram I shared the homemade popsicles we made as a fundraiser for my daughter's gymnastics program.
I've never been a fan of the chocolate bar fundraisers, so I decided to create my own healthy fundraiser and see what happens. Well, it was super simple to do and a lot of people from the SGS community were asking how to do it, so I put together a step-by-step tutorial here.
How to make Homemade Popsicles
These rawkstar pops are made with healthy smoothie recipe. The only extra goods you'll need are a silicone funnel (or any funnel, really) and resealable bags in the shape of long skinny popsicles.
I created my own line of BPA-free popsicle sleeves for my kids and sell them here. I highly recommend them, but there are other versions out there on Amazon too. They remind me of OtterPops from when I was a kid (and that makes me happy).
Pick a smoothie recipe
Choose your favorite smoothie recipe, and blend it like normal. I often use Beginner's Luck since it's a community favorite and my personal go-to recipe. When I do green smoothies samples in schools, kids always love this recipe too. So it's a classic tried and true winner. Since these pops are going to aspiring gymnasts, I want to make sure I give them a winner.
Yet to get all the fun colors above, I have included those recipes below.
Fill the Homemade Popsicle Sleeve
I used a small funnel to help pour into the popsicle mold bags. You prob could pour directly from the blender, just focus on pouring slowly. If you pour too fast, there's a good chance that the bag will overflow and you'll have a mess on your hands (literally). Most of our recipes fill around 10 popsicle mold bags IF there are no casualties.
Freeze popsicles until solid
After the bags are filled, stick them in the freezer for an hour or two (or until frozen) and enjoy! Pack them in your kids lunches, eat them as a snack, take them on road trips... it's up to you. These rawkstar pops will take you back to your childhood!
Ultimate Homemade PopsiclesRate this Recipe Print Recipe
- 2 bananas (peeled and sliced)
- 1 teaspoon butterfly pea powder
- 2 peach (peeled)
- ¾ cup coconut milk
- ¼ teaspoon baking soda (helps it turn blue)
- 1 cup spinach
- ½ cup pineapple
- ½ cup mango
- 1 banana
- 1 cup water
- 1 orange
- 2 cups mango
- ½ cup pineapple
- ½ cup water
- 1 cup cherries (pitted)
- 1 cup strawberries
- 1 banana
- 1 cup pomegranate juice
- Blend all ingredients together until smooth.
- Fill popsicle sleeves using provided funnel.
- Freeze for at least 4 hours.
Have you made homemade popsicles?
What ingredients do you use to make a healthy snack for your family?