Summer has officially arrived and what better way to celebrate then with a popsicle made from pineapple, fresh lime and coconut. These delicious, creamy treats are vegan and dairy free too! Our secret ingredient to make these popsicles nutrient-packed and provide your body with a cooling dose of vitamins and minerals is avocado!A nutritious snack or treat, this recipe is one both adults and kids will love!
Discover 80 more healthy recipes like these in my recipe e-book.
- Adding avocado to your popsicles not only makes them creamy and delicious but it adds a dose of vitamins, minerals and healthy fat, boosting your metabolism and keeping you sustained for longer.
- Avocados also have an anti-inflammatory effect on your body and are rich in vitamin B6, iron and other health-promoting minerals.
- Both avocados and pineapple have an anti-inflammatory effect on your body and are a great way to keep cool during summer.
- Pineapple is a great source of vitamin C and the enzyme Bromelian which is known to help alleviate joint pain and reduce inflammation.
- Coconut provides a healthy dose of beneficial fat and helps to curb sugar cravings.
This recipe is gluten free, dairy free, nut free, egg free and soy free.
Pine Lime Popsicles
- 1 large Avocado
- 1 cup Pineapple fresh, chopped
- 200 mL full fat Coconut Milk
- 1/4 cup Coconut Water
- 10 drops Liquid Stevia (or 1 tablespoon honey, maple syrup or rice malt syrup)
- 1 Lime Juice of
- 1/4 teaspoon vanilla bean powder (or good quality vanilla extract)
- In a blender, food processor or stick blender combine all ingredients until smooth.
- Pour into popsicle moulds and insert sticks.
- Transfer to freezer for a minimum of 4 hours or until frozen.
- Add some texture to your popsicles by mixing through shredded coconut into blended mixture or blend only half the pineapple and mix through the other half roughly chopped.
- If you don't have popsicle moulds you can also use cups and paddle pop sticks. These tend to make bigger serves and may take a little longer to freeze.
- Using full fat coconut milk helps to make these popsicles extra creamy.
- Full fat premium coconut milk also typically contains no thickeners.
- Using coconut water adds a source of electrolytes to rehydrate in summer and a natural sweetness.