I’m all for a healthy popsicle all day every day… why not?!
I love how you can take any of our green smoothie recipes and transform them into smoothie bowls or popsicles just like that. Super easy and keeps the healthy plant-based eating foundation going on.
Health benefits of this popsicle recipe
This popsicle recipe is from our Fresh Start Spring Cleanse and is loaded with healthy fats and fiber… which should become your new BFFs (if they aren’t already).
Avocado and coconut have beautiful amounts of healthy fats in them naturally, which is why I like to blend with them.
Healthy fats help our digestive system, our skin and our hydration levels as well— and all of this translates into glowing clear skin.
How to blend a popsicle
The key to a delicious healthy popsicle is making sure all the chunks are gone. You want something smooth and creamy to suck on— not chew on. I use my Vitamix, which is the best high speed blender (in my opinion).
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This healthy popsicle recipe is creamy and refreshing on a hot summer day. Slightly sweet with loads of tangy fresh lime juice and plenty of creaminess from the avocado and coconut milk, it’s hard to believe these are a part of our Fresh Start Spring Cleanse …. but they totally are!
- 1 ripe avocado (weighs about 8 ounces)
- 1 cup fresh spinach
- 13.5 ounce can full-fat coconut milk
- ¼ cup (60 mL) fresh lime juice
- 2 tablespoons maple syrup or honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Puree the ingredients in a blender until very smooth.
- Pour into popsicles molds or paper cups with wooden popsicle sticks.
- Freeze until firm, at least 4-5 hours, preferably overnight.
Keywords: Coconut Lime Popsicle