Friday, August 7, 2009

Honeydew you want a popsicle?

It has been a busy week. When my 3 year old realized that Mommy ran out of homemade frozen treats, it wasn't a pretty sight. With not much to work with, this sweet and juicy pop was born! Now, I am not usually a huge fan of honeydew, but combined with tart limes and plump blueberries it is surprisingly delicious. This popsicle provides a ton of immune boosting Vitamin C which is perfect for kids heading back into the school year. My son's favorite part was that it was green AND blue, his two favorite colors. Make some for your kids this weekend and you will be everyone's favorite mom!

1 ripe honeydew melon, cut into chunks
2 Tbs. agave syrup*
Juice of 2 limes
1 C. blueberries

In a blender, combine melon, lime juice and agave syrup. Blend until smooth and then pour into popsicle molds until they are about 3/4 full. Drop several blueberries into each mold and use a butter knife to push them down throughout the melon puree. Freeze and enjoy! Makes 6-10 depending on the size of your molds.

*Agave syrup comes from the agave plant in Mexico. It is twice as sweet as sugar, but it has a lower glycemic index than sugar does, so it is easier on your blood sugar. Many people use a simple syrup(sugar and water) when adding sweetener to homemade popsicles, but this eliminates that extra step!

1 comment:

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