Healthy Popsicle Recipes

Find healthy, delicious popsicle recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Staff Picks

Fresh-Squeezed Pink Lemonade Ice Pops

These pink lemonade popsicles will keep you cool all summer long.

Berry-Lemon Ice Pops

Fresh squeezed lemons blended with sweet berries creates a perfectly refreshing treat.

Chunky Peach Popsicles

Rating: 4.5 stars
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Make sure to reserve a portion of the peaches as you puree the mixture so the pops will be packed with icy cold, chunky bits of fruit. For a grown-up twist, try adding 1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh mint, lemon verbena or basil.

Iced Coconut Latte Pops

When you don't have time to make ice coffee, grab a latte popsicle from the freezer and keep your cool.

Peaches and Cream Ice Pops

Creamy and delicious, this popsicle will satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you cool on a hot summer day.

Virgin Banana Piña Colada Pops

Rating: 5 stars
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The tropical flavors of a piña colada make for one delicious ice pop. Be sure to reach for ripe bananas to get the perfect sweetness (without any added sugar!) for this clean-eating-friendly frozen treat.

Strawberries & Cream Pops

A glossy compote made from strawberries swirled with softened frozen yogurt gives these pops Creamsicle vibes.
By Judy Kim

Moscow Mule Ice Pops

Popsicles take a boozy turn with these ginger, lime and vodka ice pops inspired by a classic Moscow Mule cocktail. These simple ice pops have only 47 calories per pop and take just 5 minutes to prep--just remember to stick them in the freezer at least 8 hours before you're ready to serve them.

Watermelon, Raspberry, and Lime Ice Pops

The combination of tart lime and sweet watermelon and raspberries will keep you refreshed on a hot summer day.

Mocha Pops

Instead of heading down to your local coffee shop to purchase an afternoon iced coffee, grab this summer treat right out of your freezer. All you need to make this 3-ingredient popsicle recipe is chilled coffee, half-and-half, chocolate syrup, and some popsicle molds--it will cool you off and give you a little pick-me-up at the same time.

Fruity Applesauce Pops

This refreshing frozen dessert--made with a mixture of fresh berries and applesauce--is a perfect treat on a warm day.

Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake Ice Pops

Cheesecake mix, graham crackers, and strawberries make this truly a cheesecake popsicle.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Healthy Homemade Popsicles for Kids

Cool off your little ones this summer with refreshing homemade popsicles. Recipes like fresh-squeezed pink lemonade pops and virgin pina colada pops are a great make-ahead treat for snack or dessert.

Chocolate-Covered Banana Ice Cream Bars

Chocolate-covered vanilla ice cream pops get a vegan upgrade with this healthy copycat recipe. Vegan chocolate forms a shell around creamy peanut butter and banana nice cream garnished with your favorite toppings, like chopped peanuts or shredded coconut.