Here is a collection of cooling summer treats that are great to have prepared for the kids (or adults) for an after school snack or weekend treat. They are all frozen so perfect for the weather that is heating up!
AVOCADO AND COCONUT POPSICLES
- by Sarah Wilson “I quit sugar”
1 ripe avocado
200ml coconut cream
Juice of 1 lime
3 tbsp coconut water
1 tbsp rice malt syrup or 100% pure maple syrup
1 tsp chia seeds (preferably white ones)
1/4 tsp salt
Blend all ingredients together until smooth and place into ice block moulds or cups with paddlepop sticks sticking out and freeze for a minimum of 4 hours.
KIWI COATED IN RAW CHOCOLATE ON STICKS
This recipe is from the Show Food Chef (http://www.showfoodchef.com/2010/09/chocolate-kiwi-popsicles-simple.html) with a dairy free alternative using raw cacao chocolate (eg. Loving Earth) or an alternative recipe found here (http://wholefoodkids.blogspot.com.au/2010/05/fresh-kiwi-popsicles.html).
INGREDIENTS (for either recipe)
Dark chocolate or Raw cacao chocolate (you can either buy some raw chocolate from Loving Earth or another brand or make your own raw chocolate). If not, purchase a good quality organic fair trade dary chocolate and melt it.
Paddle pop sticks
Otherwise recipe 2:
8 Kiwi fruit
Ice block moulds
I will leave you to follow the method from the websites given above as there are 2 alternatives, depending on which recipe you choose.
BANANA ICE CREAM
This is super easy and can be as plain or varied as you like.
Frozen bananas (skins off) – as many as you like
Optional extras – cacao powder, cacao nibs, almond butter, coconut oil, berries, Spiralina, honey, etc.
Almond milk (optional if you would like to make a thick shake)
Blend everything together in a blender and enjoy. This ice cream is best served straight away and not frozen for eating at a later date as it tends to form icicles. You can easily make a delicious chocolate thick shake by blending some almond milk with your frozen bananas, honey and cacao powder. Delightful!
As easy as freezing whole grapes and eating them straight out of the freezer! You can even create grape kebabs out of them like the picture below.
Please share below or on my Facebook page (Seeds Of Health) any cool summer treats you enjoy!
Have fun creating!