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Purple ice lollies in a black bowl next to some halved beetroots on a wooden table

Cool down with a vitamin C-rich ice lolly

Try these homemade ice lollies packed with vitamin C – and they’re citrus-free too!

Looking for a healthy ice lolly for your children, but fed up of orange and lemon flavours? It can be tricky if they – or you – have a citrus allergy too.

These smoothie pops contain delicious strawberries, pineapple and mango, plus either kale or beetroot – all great sources of vitamin C, which is essential for healthy cells, skin and blood vessels.1

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What’s more, these ice pops are dairy-free, making them a great choice for those who are lactose-intolerant or have a dairy allergy.

Citrus-free frozen smoothie lollies

Difficulty Easy
Makes
8 ice lollies

Ingredients

  • 400g strawberries

  • 200g pineapple

  • 200g mango

  • 20g kale for extra vitamin C or 50g cooked beetroot

  • 100ml almond * or oat milk *
* Available at Holland & Barrett

Method

Step 1
Slice all the fruits and either the kale or beetroot. Add to a blender.

Step 2
Pour in the milk and blitz until completely smooth.

Step 3
Transfer to a jug, then carefully fill 8-10 ice lolly moulds. Add in the sticks and freeze overnight.

Step 4
When you want to eat them, remove from the freezer and dip the mould partly in warm water, then wiggle to release. Serve immediately.

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Sources


1. NHS Choices. Vitamin C. Available from: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals/vitamin-c/

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