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
Makes 8 ice lollies
- 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
Slice all the fruits and either the kale or beetroot. Add to a blender.
Pour in the milk and blitz until completely smooth.
Transfer to a jug, then carefully fill 8-10 ice lolly moulds. Add in the sticks and freeze overnight.
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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1. NHS Choices. Vitamin C. Available from: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vitamins-and-minerals/vitamin-c/