Apple&Peppermint and Lemon Ice Popsicles!

Just because the weather outside says it’s still spring, it cannot stop us from embracing the summer! We prepared a special summer treat recipe just for you guys! Refreshing fruit pops boasting with vitamin C! Beachbody-Blog-LemonadePopRoundup_two


Yield: 8 portions, prep time – 30 min, cooking time –  about 10 min. Total time – about 4 hours.


Macroc:

Total calories per piece:  about 40 kcal

Protein – 0g

Carbs – 10g

Fat – 0g


Ingredients:

LEMON LAYER:
  • 2 tsp sweetener
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
APPLE & PEPPERMINT LAYER:
  • 3 tsp sweetener
  • 3 cups of water
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh peppermint
  • 2 chopped apples
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

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Directions:

LEMON LAYER:

  • Mix 2 teaspoons sweetener with 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to the boil
  • Cook about 30 seconds
  • Pour into a bowl
  • Stir in lemon juice, orange juice and extract
  • Cool for 15 minutes
  • Cover and chill at least 1 hour.

APPLE & PEPPERMINT LAYER:

  • Chop apples into small squires
  • Add 3 teaspoons sweetener and 2 cups of water and boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes
  • Stir in chopped leaves of peppermint
  • Cover and set aside for 30 minutes
  • Strain through a sieve into a bowl. Discard solids.
  • Stir in lime juice
  • Cover and chill 1 hour.

ICE POPSICLES

  • Pour about 2 1/2 tablespoons apple mixture into each of 8 ice pop molds
  • Freeze 1 1/2 hours or until almost set.
  • Arrange 1 wooden stick into mixture, being careful not to push through to bottom of mold. Return to freezer.
  • Freeze 1 hour or until frozen.
  • Remove molds from freezer.
  • Pour about 3 tablespoons lemon mixture over frozen apple mixture in each mold.
  • Freeze 2 hours or until completely frozen.

Enjoy!

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