Traffic Light Ice Pops

Turner is a huge smoothie fan. We share a smoothie every day! When I make them, I ALWAYS throw some spinach and avocado in. He honestly loves it and has no clue. Gotta do it while I can, right?

I wanted to make something a little different since I had some more time over the weekend! I looked to see what sort of frozen or fresh fruit I had on hand and BOOM, traffic light ice pops! I got the idea from one of my favorite kid’s cookbooks, SuperFoods for Babies and Children. I get a TON of ideas from this book, and Turner has loved everything. I can’t say I’ve followed the recipes to a T, but they’ve definitely inspired my menus! The ice pops recipe called for strawberries, honey, peaches, and kiwi. I  didn’t have most of those things, so instead I used a mixture of frozen strawberries and raspberries, fresh pineapple, and fresh kiwi. They came out AWESOME! The perfect treat for a hot summer day.

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Traffic Light Ice Pops
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Bottom Layer
  1. 1 cup frozen mixed red berries (I used raspberries and strawberries)
  2. 3/4 cup almond milk
Middle Layer
  1. 10 chunks fresh pineapple (about 1 cup)
  2. 1/2 cup almond milk
Top Layer
  1. 2 fresh kiwi, peeled
  2. 2 Tbsp almond milk
Instructions
  1. Blend the berries and almond milk on high until completely pureed. Strain through a mesh sieve. Fill popsicle cups 1/3 of the way up with the berry mixture. Freeze until firm (about 1 hour)
  2. Repeat this process with the pineapple puree and the kiwi puree. Enjoy!
Adapted from SuperFoods for Babies and Children
Adapted from SuperFoods for Babies and Children
Little Baby Watson http://littlebabywatson.com/

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