POPSICLES :) Watermelon & Kiwi , Yoghurt Choco chip

Look who’s turning 1. Our youngest mussfoodie family memeber and the cutest one indeed. Yes you guessed it, it’s Nyra’s 1st birthday and we are super duper freaked out!! Time just flies.

So for our special member we have something very special. All the kids enjoy them in all shapes and sizes. Yes you all guessed it, it is called the Popsicles!! Yummm..!! And the icing on the cake is that these are the healthier ones.. So let your kids just indulge in these colourful yet healthy home made lollies..


So on today’s menu we have three different types of popsicles for you!! They are just amazing and you don’t even have to count the calories you have consumed!! These are free calories and yet a perfect mood lifter..
So first is the watermelon popsicle.. It is the easiest and yet so satiating!! The red colour of it just attracts everyone and specially our kiddos!! Mommies don’t get stressed and let you kids have fun with these beautiful popsicles..

Next on our blog are the kiwi popsicles!! Let your kids call their friends for a day spend and boast about what their mommy is cooking!! These are tangy popsicle!! And we just love them!!

Yet another one is called Yoghurt choco chip popsicle!! Doesn’t that sound interesting!! It is indeed delicious as well!! You can do any amount of variations with this one!! Add a layer of granolas and another layer of banana to it, and it can be a perfect Sunday breakfast!!

So quickly look out for the super easy recipes below:

WATERMELON AND KIWI POPSICLES

Ingredients:
5 cups watermelon, puréed
5 medium kiwis, peeled and sliced

Method:
Place all the watermelon in the blender and process until smooth. Place kiwi slices in the mold and fill popsicles well with the watermelon juice. Insert popsicles stick and let it freeze until solid.
If the watermelon is not at its peak and lacking some sweetness, add powdered sugar at the time until preferred sweetness is achieved.

 Notes:
Just be creative and make as many different popsicles as you can.
We added grated coconut to watermelon juice and then put it for freezing.
You can add chopped pieces of watermelon/ kiwi.

Kiwi popsicles

Ingredients:
6 Kiwi, peeled and puréed
1/2 cup Coconut water
Sugar as per requirement

Method:
Purée the kiwis in a blender and add the coconut water to get the desired consistency. Do not make it too watery.
Add powdered sugar as per the taste.
Fill the molds with the purée and refrigerate it overnight.

Notes:
You can also add chopped kiwis/ watermelon to the kiwi purée.

YOGHURT CHOCO CHIP POPSICLES

Ingredients:
4 cup yoghurt ( vanilla, coffee)
Mini choco chips

Method:
Divide the yogurt among 8 5 ounce molds. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. Cover each mold with a piece of foil, sealing the edges. Make a small slit in the centre of the foil and insert a wooden freezer pop stick. Freeze for at least 8 hours and upto 3 days. Put the mold under running water to take out the popsicle.

Notes:
To make chocolate hazelnut yogurt, stir Nutella into vanilla yogurt.
Partially fill the mold with one type of yogurt and freeze for 30 mins. Add additional layer freezing for 30 mins each.

With that we will bid adieu until next time!! Lots of preparations and celebration for the birthday!! Lots of love and good health and a long life to our cutest princess Nyra!! Wish her all the luck in life!!

Cheers!!!

Sakshi n Parul

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