Cool off with this citrusy, hydrating, just-a-little-spicy veggie ice pop recipe. To make vegan pops, swap in agave for the honey. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2018

Julia Clancy


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  • Trim cucumbers and cut into 4-inch lengths. Use a vegetable peeler to cut 18 strips of cucumber peel. Press 3 strips each to the insides of six 3-ounce freezer-pop molds.

  • Remove any remaining peel, then seed and chop the cucumbers to get 6 cups (reserve any remaining cucumber for another use). Combine the chopped cucumber, lemon juice, jalapeño, honey and salt in a blender. Puree. Pour the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve set over a medium bowl, pressing on the solids to yield as much juice as possible. (Discard solids.) Divide the mixture among the prepared molds and insert sticks.

  • Freeze until solid, about 6 hours.


To make ahead: Freeze for up to 3 weeks.

Equipment: Six 3-oz. freezer-pop molds

Nutrition Facts

40 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 52 mg sodium. 198 mg potassium; 9.4 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 8 g sugar; 0.9 g protein; 109 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mg vitamin c; 1 mcg folate; 20 mg calcium; 17 mg magnesium; 6 g added sugar;