Yes, I am aware that it’s September and I’m supposed to be posting recipes that start with “Pumpkin Spice” and “Butternut” but I’m going to level with you here: I’m in California and it’s 96 degrees outside right now. Plus I just reviewed some AMAZING silicone popsicle molds that I’m dying to write about. So yeah, prepare yourself for a popsicle tutorial.
But first, let me tell you about these awesome popsicle molds! And again: I am in no way being paid to promote these. As a Top Amazon Reviewer I get to try out a lot of cool stuff. This is just one of the items I think is worth an extra shout-out. It’s so cool!!! I feel like I’m on a silicone binge lately since I just wrote about my beloved microwave popcorn popper last week but these molds are worth sharing too. Silicone molds have officially transcended the realm of candy molds and ice trays (although I have a few of those too!) and entered the world of ingeniously simple feats of design awesomeness. Take popsicles, for example. Making them at home is obviously healthier than the chemical laden crap you can buy at the grocery store. But those “shove a stick into a paper cup” projects on Pinterest result in hideously messy-to-eat treats. Traditional plastic molds take up the entire freezer…and still leave me mopping after the kids eat them. Otter Pops are amazingly clean to eat but don’t contain a drop of actual fruit.
This is where SimplyPOP silicone tube reusable popsicle molds come into play!
All I can say is that they have the serving benefits of Otter Pops, the health benefits of homemade popsicles, are dishwasher safe, made from BPA-free food grade silicone and have little attached lids so you can totally fill them with cheerios when you don’t want the kids eating popsicles.
Now that we have that out of the way, let’s talk “Fruit Smoothie Not-Otter-Pops”!
1 cup chopped fruit (I used strawberries and bananas
1 cup yogurt (I used honey-vanilla Greek yogurt)
Mix everything together. Scoop into molds. Freeze. Eat. Yum.
Disclaimer: As an Amazon Top Reviewer, this item was provided to me either for free or at a huge discount in order to facilitate a review on Amazon. I pride myself on being an honest person though, so my opinion was not influenced in any way. I am also in no way obligated (or compensated) to share it here. I test hundreds of products for Amazon reviewing. Only a fraction of them are shared on my blog. That’s because only a fraction of them are extraordinary… in my opinion, anyway!