Popsicles are an essential summer treat. They’re refreshing and easy to make, and can be filled with healthy fruits and juice. They’re not only easy, but also kid-friendly, too! These dairy-free popsicles are ones you can whip up for any summer day, or whenever you feel like having a sweet treat! Don’t forget to check out these recipes and many others on our Food Monster App!
1. Mango Cherry Popsicles
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With the tropical notes of mango, a zesty kick from orange and ginger, and sweet pieces of cherries in each bite, these Mango Cherry Popsicles by Mitra Shirmohammadi are the definition of a refreshing summer treat! They take less than 15 minutes to prepare, but the hardest part is waiting a couple of hours for them to set!
2. Chocolate Coconut Popsicles
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A quick, simple and delicious treat for those hot summer days. Perfect for kiddies, and totally health, these Chocolate Coconut Popsicles by Taryn Fitz-Gerald are so good! Sweetened with natural sugars as well as dairy free and vegan!
3. Tahini Popsicles
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If you’ve ever tried tahini caramel, you’ll know where I’m going with these Tahini Popsicles by Amanda Logan. They’re nut-free, dairy-free, gluten-free and just so easy to make; the perfect little anytime frozen snack everyone can enjoy.
4. Apple Cider Popsicles
These Apple Cider Popsicles by Hannah Teson are homey and fresh, creating a wonderful balance between cozy flavors and cooling treats. They include quickly cooked spiced apples as well as a secret optional ingredient: apple cider mix. You could just pour fresh apple cider into popsicle molds and call it a day, but the apple cider mix makes it more decadent and bright.
5. Creamy Lemon Berry Popsicles
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Get ready to be blown away by these Creamy Lemon Berry Popsicles by Dana Sterling. Think homemade creamy vanilla lemon cashew curd with fresh berries, drizzled with dark chocolate. These seemingly decadent frozen treats taste incredible and they are also fairly healthy – as far as desserts go.
6. Piña Colada Popsicles
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The coconut, the rum, the pineapple…might as well throw in a one-way ticket to Waikiki beach. These fun, easy-to-make Piña Colada Popsicles from Native Foods Cafe are the perfect treat for outdoor entertaining and transporting your guests to the tropics.
7. 5-Ingredient Avocado Key Lime Pie Popsicles
These creamy 5-Ingredient Avocado Key Lime Pie Popsicles by Tori Cooper are fun treat to fix for a quick snack or a fun dessert that you can feel good about giving the little ones. What’s the secret behind their unmistakably ice cream-like texture? The lime and syrup makes the perfect flavor balance in these and you won’t even think about the fact that it’s avocado you’re eating. A touch of salt and vanilla as optional ingredients because it helps bring out the other flavors and make these just a little bit more like eating a frozen slice of key lime pie on a stick.
8. Black Plum Popsicle
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Summer isn’t summer, until you’ve had a brain freeze from all those frozen treats. Enjoy these Black Plum Popsicle by Anu Kadkol as the humidity rises along with your desire for an icy treat. The popsicles get their sweet flavor from jamuns, also known as jambul, which are fruits native to India and Southeast Asia. These dark purple plums have been gaining popularity internationally in the culinary world for their refreshing bite and health promoting properties.
9. Watercolor Fruity Popsicles
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These sweet Watercolor Fruity Popsicles by Annie McGee are reminiscent of a watercolor painting. They are super easy to make, refreshing, and healthy. The popsicles contain frozen puréed peaches, blueberries, and cherries that give the pops their beautiful colors. The rest of the popsicle is made of freshly brewed lemonade.
10. 4-Ingredient Protein Popsicles
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These 4-Ingredient Protein Popsicles by Hallie and Reya Tobias are packed with protein from plant-based powder for the best treat you could have on a hot day. The popsicles are flavored with banana and coconut, so you don’t have to worry about them being overwhelmed by that distinct, grainy protein powder taste!
11. 3-Ingredient Mango Hibiscus Popsicles
These 3-Ingredient Mango Hibiscus Popsicles by Bianca the Green Creator only require 3 ingredients. Chia seeds are the secret ingredient that allows the hibiscus tea to bind and gives the popsicles a nice texture and bite, while also adding some fiber, protein, and good fats. Easy, delicious and healthy!
12. Pistachio, Blueberry, and Maple Coconut Creme Popsicles
Popsicles are pretty much a staple in our diets during the hot, summer months and these cool, refreshing Pistachio, Blueberry, and Maple Coconut Creme Popsicles by Ashley Hankins are some of the best. The creamy coconut is sweetened with a dash of maple syrup and then flavored with pistachios and a blueberry purée that will knock your socks of.
13. Pink Coconut Popsicles
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Aren’t these Pink Coconut Popsicles by Natalie Yonan GORGEOUS? And they’re seriously easy to make! No blender or ice cream machine needed. If you don’t have popsicle molds at home, you can always use small glasses instead and pop in a paper straw instead of the wooden stick. Everyone will think you spent hours slaving over these, when really, most of the work is done in the freezer.
14. Paleo Coffee and Coconut Milk Popsicles
Raising temperatures and higher humidity- what’s up with that?! Not to worry though, because here is the antidote. Stacks on stacks on stacks of these creamy, frosty, cool Paleo Coffee and Coconut Milk Popsicles by Larice Feuerstein. They’re so good, like a frappuccino on a stick! Just three main ingredients and a blender needed, so you won’t even break a sweat getting your freezer stocked with frozen coffee goodness. Dates lend the perfect amount of sweetness, while also keeping these refined sugar-free.
15. Patriotic Popsicles
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Similar to those red white and blue, sugary rocket popsicles that you grew up with, but a healthy, whole foods version! These Patriotic Popsicles by Shannon Leparski are free of added sugars/colorings or anything weird. They are creamy and taste like smoothie-yogurt-ice cream-popsicles. YUM! The coconut milk is the trick and adds that creamy taste.
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