It's popsicle season. I grew up on a steady summer diet of flavor ices. If you grew up in the 80's/90's you know exactly what i'm talking about. Pink was my flavor of choices. Because apparently to a six year old, pink is a flavor. You cut your mouth on that freaking plastic tube bag but continued to eat the ice. And yet I still think about them fondly, which is precisely why when the husband emailed me about Zipzicles I knew I had to share. (Also, yes. We email even though we live in the same house.).
Zipzicles are the sealable bags you need to make your own popsicles at home. You pick the flavor slash color. You pick if you make them boozy, healthy or straight weird. They can be reused (with serious washing) or recycled after a single use. And better yet, they were developed by a kid who wanted to know why there were no popsicles out there NOT filled with artificial coloring. High five to that young man. They are so easy to use.
My goal in making this particular iced popsicle was for it to be healthy and contain a vegetable. This actually contains two because my CSA box is out of control. Let me preface this by saying these are not sweet. They are super gingery which I love, but I do recommend adding a touch of sugar. If you want recipe inspiration, visit their site!
Healthy Produce Popsicles
- 2 small beets, peeled and cubed
- 1/2 inch ginger, raw, peeled
- 1 cup sliced peaches
- 1 cup spinach leaves, packed
- 1 cup water
- sugar (if desired) to taste
Directions: Add ingredients to a vitamix or other high powered blender. Mix until completely juice-like. Funnel juice into Zipzicle containers and freeze, upright in a cup. Don't cram them into a cup, let them have space or they will freeze together.
Here's the best part. Zipzicle is giving 1 winner THREE package of Zipzicles so they can create chilly treats at home! Enter below using Rafflecopter. Open to US mainland residents only. Please check back 6/24 to see if you won!
Disclaimer: Zipzicles did not compensate me for writing this post or hosting this giveaway. I think this is an awesome product with lots of possibilities. They did send me some for free to test out.
Dietitian Nutritionist. My husband Chris and I create food and beverage photos, videos, stopmotions and recipes. And they're really cool.