Red, White & Blue {Whole Food} Popsicles!

June 11, 2014

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Now that summer is officially here (hooray!!) my kids spend a lot of time outside, which means they need a good way to cool off.  This is not only cool and delish, but it’s all whole foods, so I get really excited watching them eat these!  When you want to make these popsicles, plan ahead and make them the day before so they have time to freeze.  They don’t take long to put together, but you will need time to let each layer set in the freezer.   I cleaned my kitchen while the layers were setting (which is a lot like shoveling snow in a blizzard!), but if you need to leave them in the freezer longer between layers, you can!

Red, White & Blue {Whole Food!} Popsicles


For the Red:
1 cup frozen strawberries
1/2 c pomegranate juice
juice of 1/2 lime
1 Tbsp stevia
up to 1/2 tsp lime zest, if you want it tart!

For the White:
1 cup coconut milk (I used full fat, canned)
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 1/2 tsp stevia

For the Blue:
1 1/2 cups frozen blueberries, slightly thawed
juice of 1/2 lemon
zest of 1/4 lemon (or more to taste if your lemon is small)
1 1/2 tsp stevia
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 Tbsp chia seeds


Combine all ingredients for the Red layer in a blender.  Blend until smooth and divide evenly into small paper or plastic cups (I used 10 Dixie cups).  Place in freezer for 30-60 minutes.

Combine all ingredients for the White layer.  Remove cups from freezer.  If the top has frozen over, pour in the white layer and then insert a popsicle stick.  Return to freezer for 30-60 minutes longer.

Combine all ingredients for the Blue layer in a blender.  Process until smooth.  Remove cups from freezer.  If the top has frozen over, pour in the blue layer.  Return to freezer until frozen through.  Overnight is best.

When ready to eat, remove from freezer and discard cup (run under hot water for a second or two if you can’t remove it from the cup).  Enjoy your whole food, cool, healthy treat!

*I put a layer of plastic wrap over my cups to help the popsicle sticks stand up straight while the first layer froze.  

*There are TONS of options for add-ins.  Banana “ice cream” (or yogurt, depending on your food goals) would be great in the white layer.  Add some spinach to the blue layer.  Use raspberries in the red.  The possibilities are endless!  

By Becky

Becky is a mom to 4 kiddos and wife to an awesome guy. She's a food fanatic and loves creating and improving recipes. Bread is her weakness and delicious food is her passion!