Popsicles anyone?

Crazy about popsicles!
shared by Skinny and the City-by Sofia’s newsleter
 
“Who doesn’t love an ice cold popsicle on a hot summer day? Whether you eat one by the pool, in the park, or just when you’re relaxing at home, these popsicles are delicious — and super easy to make! Keep some on hand in your freezer, or make a batch the next time you’re having friends over. They’re so low in calories that you can have more than one, guilt-free! And they look really pretty, too. Here are a few different versions that I came up with, but be creative and play around ‘til you find your favorite flavor. Make them over the 4th of July weekend for a special summer treat!”

Grown-up Summer Popsicles

All recipes serve: 4

Prep Time: 5 minutes (put in the freezer until frozen, usually 4-6 hours)

* Make sure you have popsicle sticks before beginning (you can find them at your local arts & crafts store or drugstore), and four 2-ounce Dixie cups for each batch.

Cran-Pom Popsicle

Ingredients:
• ½ cup orange juice
• ½ cup cranberry-pomegranate juice
• 10 mint leaves, washed, ripped in half
Instructions:
1. Mix all ingredients into a small bowl.
2. Pour equal amounts of mixture into each Dixie cup. Add a popsicle stick and freeze.

Nutrition content
(Per serving, 1 2-ounce popsicle): 33 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 8 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein, 86 mg potassium

Lemonade Popsicle

Ingredients:
• 1 cup Vitamin Water 10 lemonade
• 5 mint leaves, washed, ripped in half
• 5 basil leaves, washed, ripped in half

Instructions:
1. Mix all ingredients into a small bowl.
2. Pour equal amounts of mixture into each Dixie cup. Add a popsicle stick and freeze.

Nutrition content:
(Per serving, 1 2-ounce popsicle): 13 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 1 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 0 g protein 

Pineapple Blueberry Raspberry Popsicle

Ingredients:
• 1 cup pineapple juice
• 12 blueberries, washed
• 12 raspberries, washed

Instructions:
1. Pour equal amounts of pineapple juice into each Dixie cup.
2. Drop 3 blueberries and 3 raspberries in each. Add a popsicle stick and freeze.
Nutrition content:
(Per serving, 1 2-ounce popsicle): 38 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 9 g carbohydrate, .5 g fiber, 0 g protein, 98 mg potassium

Chocolate Popsicle

Ingredients:
• 1 cup Chocolate Light Silk Soymilk
Instructions:
1. Pour equal amounts of chocolate milk into each Dixie cup. Add a popsicle stick and freeze.

Nutrition Content:
(Per serving, 1 2-ounce popsicle): 30 calories, .5 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 5.5 g carbohydrate, .5 g fiber, 1 g protein, 88 mg potassium, 75 mg calcium

**You can also blend up your own fruit and freeze for all-natural, berry-flavored pops.
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