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Surprise! These Ice Pops Get Color and Flavor From Beets

June 12th, 2015

On a hot summers day, what could be better than an ice cold popsicle? A watermelon-beet detox ice pop!

Purple Power Detox Ice Pops

Yield: 24 mini popsicles or 12 large popsicles
Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 4 hours

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups watermelon, cut into cubes
1 cup raw beets, peeled and cut into cubes
2 cups brewed hibiscus tea
2 teaspoons ground ginger
Raw honey, to taste

Beet popsicles

Instructions

Place the watermelon, beets, hibiscus tea, and ground ginger in a blender and blend on high until completely smooth. Strain through a fine mesh strainer and whisk in honey, to taste.

Pour mixture into popsicle molds, place in popsicle sticks, and freeze for 4 hours. Remove popsicles from molds by running the molds under hot water for a few seconds.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

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This article is related to: Dessert, Gluten-Free, Recipe, Snack, summer, Sweets, Vegetarian

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