by Olena

Healthy Homemade Popsicles

by Olena

5 from 2 reviews

Healthy Homemade Popsicles

A few weekends ago, I took my kids for a walk and we were passing by neighbour’s house where kids were happily sucking onto bright green and red popsicles. The day was hot and popsicles definitely were hitting a spot. Immediately my mind started racing and it hit me – why don’t I make the same bright and sweet ice pops with fruit?! I don’t know why but I never thought of that, no idea why?! Why oh why LOL.

After we got home, I quickly went through my fruit platter and freezer. Got a few mint leaves from my herb planter. Whipped up 3 batches of cantaloupe, melon and strawberry fruit puree. Froze it in popsicle molds and voila.

By 6 PM my kids were enjoying the same colourful but healthy homemade popsicles. Yours can too!

How to Make Healthy Homemade Popsicles

  1. In a powerful blender, blend all ingredients until very smooth.3 Flavours of Healthy Popsicles in blender
  2. Pour into 6 popsicle molds and freeze for 3 – 4 hours. Healthy homemade popsicles in popsicle molds
  3. To remove popsicle from the mold, hold it under hot running water for a few seconds (plastic needs more time than stainless steel to come off). Healthy Homemade Popsicles

Healthy Homemade Popsicles

5 from 2 reviews

Healthy Homemade Popsicles Recipe are as bright and colourful as store bought but won’t ruin your kids health. These easy 2 ingredient fruit pops contain no added sugar.

  • Author:
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours
  • Total Time: 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 6 popsicles 1x


  • 4 cups ripe and sweet any fruit or berries
  • 12 large mint leaves


  1. In a powerful blender, blend all ingredients until very smooth. Pour into 6 popsicle molds and freeze for 3 – 4 hours.
  2. To remove popsicle from the mold, hold it under hot running water for a few seconds (plastic needs more time than stainless steel to come off).

Store: Freeze for up to 3 – 4 months.


To make 3 kinds (2 each) of popsicles, I used heaping 1 1/4 cups of 3 kinds of fruit.

 Did you make this recipe? Please give it a star rating in the comments.

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Hello and welcome to iFOODreal.

My name is Olena Osipov. I'm a mom to 2 boys and a wife to Alex. And this is our healthy family recipes blog. I grew up in Ukraine on real food. As an adult, I tried many diets without results. Now for over 10 years, I cook quick and easy healthy meals for my family. I can help you with “What’s for dinner?” too.

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Originally from Ukraine, I now reside on magic Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada with my family. I started this blog in 2012 when I ended up at home with 2 small kids unemployed and a wee bit chubby.

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  1. Blueberry! I acdentally thew out my ice cream pops mold but it was plastic anyway so I never replaced it…would LOVE these stainless steel molds…juice pops are a great way to curb “cravings” !

  2. I love anything tropical like mango, pineapple, lychee, but I also love herbs, like strawberry with basil and honey

  3. Whatever the green ones are… LOL. Probably some Lime variation… not sure. The only popsicles I’ve ever had were storebought.

  4. My favorite is mango and I just started researching about why organic is better. I’m so happy I found your website. Thanks and God Bless You.

  5. How genius is this idea! I love the whole stainless steel set and would love to get one for myself. I would make a strawberry mango pop! I’m sure the flavor ideas are endless especially in the summertime. Thanks for sharing with us Olena!

  6. I’ve always been a fan of orange flavored Popsicles especially when its mixed with ice cream…CREAMSICLES!

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