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With summer quickly approaching and temperatures on the rise, there's no better way to cool down than with a delicious and nutritious frozen treat. These Kiwi-Lime Spirulina Popsicles not only taste refreshing and delicious, but they are also packed with nutrients to give you a boost of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Spirulina, a type of blue-green algae, is a superfood powerhouse; it's highly nutrient dense, a complete protein, and has a wide range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other beneficial compounds. Adding it to these popsicles not only enhances their nutritional value but also gives them a pretty vibrant green hue. The combination of tangy kiwi and zesty lime makes for a perfect flavor pairing that's sure to be a hit with both kids and adults.
Learn more about spirulina and why it is considered a superfood powerhouse at the link below:
Maju’s Kiwi-LimeSpirulina Popsicle Recipe
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 12 hours in the freezer
Total: 12 hrs 15 mins
Yield: 8 popsicles
1 Cup Dairy-Free Yogurt
2 Cups Spinach
1 Cup Frozen Kiwi, Diced
¼ Cup Fresh Lime Juice
2 Tbsp Maple Syrup
2 Tbsp Cold Water
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Popsicle Molds (available on Amazon)
Step 1: Slowly stir spirulina powder into a cup with the 2 Tbsp of cold water until dissolved.
Step 2: Add yogurt, spinach, frozen kiwi, lime juice, and spirulina mixture into blender.
Step 3: Mix in honey, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper stirring until dissolved.
Step 4: Blend on high until smooth.
Step 5: Taste your mixture, make sure it is to your liking. If it needs more sweetness, add maple syrup and/or more lime juice until you are happy with the taste.
Step 6: Pour final mixture into popsicle molds.
Step 7: After about thirty minutes in the freezer, take molds back out and add in popsicle sticks (omit this step if your molds have them already built in).
Step 8: Put the popsicles back in the freezer and let set overnight.
Step 9: Run popsicle mold under hot water until it easily slips out.
Step 10: Enjoy!