(MEATLESS MONDAYS/VEGAN RECIPES) Who doesn’t love homemade popsicles on a warm summer day? These tropical green smoothie pops are the perfect treat–they are sweet, healthy, and packed with essential nutrients. Even kids love them!

This recipe uses frozen raspberries, red currants, and nutrient-rich chia seeds, flax seeds, and sesame seeds. Add dried dates or figs for sweetness, and enjoy! — Global Animal

Green Smoothie Popsicles. Photo Credit: Vegan Heaven

Green Smoothie Popsicles

Yield: 12 popsicles

Ingredients:

For the green red smoothie layer:

  • 1 cup frozen raspberries and red currants (I used them in a equal amount, but of course that’s totally up to you)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds

For the green smoothie layer:

  • 1 banana, peeled
  • 1 apple, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 orange, peeled
  • 1 kiwi, peeled
  • 1/4 pineapple, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2-3 hand full fresh spinach
  • 2 dried dates or figs
  • 1 passion fruit
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon flax seeds
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 3/4 cup water

Directions:

  1. First make the red smoothie layer: Put the frozen raspberries and red currants together with the water and the chia seeds in a food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Fill the mixture into the popsicle molds and put them in the freezer for a couple of minutes while making the green smoothie. Make sure to put them in an upright position.
  3. For the green smoothie, place all ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Fill the smoothie into the popsicle molds and put them in the freezer for at least 2-3 hours depending on your freezer.

Recipe Courtesy of Vegan Heaven

More Vegan Heaven: https://veganheaven.org/recipe/green-smoothie-popsicles/

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