20 Best Healthy Popsicle Recipes

When the days are hot and sunny, few things are more refreshing than eating an ice-cold popsicle on the grass, the sand, the deck, or basically anywhere – no location is too unsuitable for a good popsicle. There’s a difference between the types of popsicles that are just sugar, water and food colouring and those that will actually support our health. That’s why we’ve curated our Best Healthy Popsicle Recipes to help you beat the heat and nourish your best self.

These frozen dairy-free treats are easy to blend and freeze and make the most of fresh produce, healthy fats and superfoods. You can freeze them in popsicle molds (aim for ones that are BPA-free) or use small paper cups and popsicle sticks. Either way, you win. (And if you’re looking to win even more, check out our 23 Best Dairy-Free Ice Cream Recipes too.)

20 Best Healthy Popsicle Recipes

Roasted Peach + Cherry Coconut Popsicles

Best Healthy Popsicle Recipes

Roasted Peach + Cherry Coconut Popsicles by The Forked Spoon

These lovely swirled popsicles use two of our favourite summer fruits. Roasting the fruits before blending really enhances their naturally sweet flavour, so you barely need to use any sweeteners.

Wild Strawberries + Coconut Milk Popsicles

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Wild Strawberries + Coconut Milk Popsicles by Vibrant Plate

This simple healthy popsicle recipe has a touch of floral flavour with the addition of dried rose petals.

Dairy-Free Fudge Pops

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Dairy-Free Fudge Pops by Kleinworth & Co.

All you need are a few simple ingredients to make these ultra-decadent dairy-free fudge pops. There is a vegan option too, so everyone is covered!

Green Smoothie Popsicles

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Green Smoothie Popsicles by Amanda’s Cookin’

We love the idea of transforming green smooothies into a new form! This healthy popsicle recipe includes spinach, parsley, fruit, honey and ginger – and we like to use dairy-free milk in ours.

Mango Popsicles

Mango Popsicles

Mango Popsicles by Maple + Mango (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

It doesn’t get much easier than these 4-ingredient popsicles that are so sweet and creamy.

Pineapple Chocolate Coconut Pops

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Pineapple Chocolate Coconut Pops by Eat Well 101

This is a foolproof recipe – spear your pineapple, dip it into dairy-free dark chocolate and sprinkle with coconut. This is a great idea for all kinds of fruit!

Orange Creamsicle Chia Pudding Popsicles

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Orange Creamsicle Chia Pudding Popsicles by Hungry by Nature

Get an extra boost of protein, fibre and anti-inflammatory omega 3s with these creamy popsicles.

3-Ingredient Yogurt Parfait Breakfast Popsicles

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3-Ingredient Yogurt Parfait Breakfast Popsicles by Darn Good Veggies

Start a hot day off on the right foot with this healthy popsicle recipe that covers your breakfast bases with vegan yogurt, fruit and granola.

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Coconut Lemongrass Ginger Popsicles

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Coconut Lemongrass Ginger Popsicles by Snixy Kitchen

These unique popsicles are not only fragrant and refreshing, but are filled with ingredients that are great for digestion.

Raspberry Lime Popsicles

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Black Raspberry Lime Popsicles by Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Everyone will adore these tart, tangy and antioxidant-rich popsicles – even the kids!

Watermelon Mint Popsicles

Watermelon popsicles

Watermelon Mint Popsicles by Jessica in the Kitchen

An easy 3-ingredient popsicle recipe using one of the most summery-est of summer fruits: watermelon. (You can discover 10 more ways to use this sweet fruit here.)

Vegan, Paleo and Keto Fudgesicles

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Vegan, Paleo and Keto Fudgsicles from The Roasted Root

This healthy popsicle recipe gets an extra boost of nutrition from avocados, a heart-healthy fat that’s also rich in B vitamins, phytosterols and fibre. But all you’ll taste is the fudgy deliciousness.

Coconut Cherry Lime Popsicles

Vegan Cherry Popsicles

Coconut Cherry Lime Popsicles by Cindy Spratt Nutrition (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

These easy and beautiful popsicles are simple to make – plus, Cindy offers an alternate version layered with cherry, mango and spinach.

Healthy Popsicles with Kiwi + Pineapple

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Healthy Popsicles with Kiwi + Pineapple by Vegan Heaven

If you’re looking to sneak some more greens into your diet, these popsicles contain spinach and chlorella, an amazing algae that’s high in cholorphyll, iron, calcium and B vitamins. Detoxify as you eat!

Chocolate Covered Banana Pops

Chocolate Banana Pops

Chocolate Covered Banana Pops by Nourishing Amy

This healthy popsicle recipe takes fresh bananas, dips ’em chocolate and finishes things off with coconut, chopped pistachios and almonds. But you can use any toppings you’d like – goji berries and hemp seeds anyone?

Coconut Kefir Ice Cream Pops

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Coconut Kefir Ice Cream Pops by Meghan Telpner (*ACN Founder + Director)

You know how much we love fermented foods, so it should come as no surprise that we love these coconut kefir pops. Learn how to make dairy-free kefir and discover the multitude of ways you can dress up your popsicles.

Avocado Lime Popsicles

Avocado Lime Popsicles

Avocado Lime Popsicles by Healthier Steps

How dreamy do these popsicles look? And they’re very kid-approved.

Malabi Popsicles

Raspberry Popsicles

Malabi Popsicles by Lil Cookie

Malabi, a Middle Eastern pudding dessert, gets a dairy-free adaptation in this popsicle version with raspberries, coconut cream, honey and rosewater.

Berry Real Pops

Berry Popsicles

Berry Real Pops by Beets and Biscotti (*Culinary Nutrition Expert)

Packed with berries, coconut milk and a bit of anti-inflammatory hemp seeds for extra protein, these popsicles are extra fun when you pour them into kid-friendly molds.

Strawberry Champagne Pops

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Strawberry Champagne Pops by Pumpkin ‘n Spice

Toast a special occasion with frozen champagne and strawberries.

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2 responses to “20 Best Healthy Popsicle Recipes

  1. Keri|flipflopweekend @flipflopweekend

    Thanks for this post! It is really hot here in Florida. This definitely motivates me to make some homemade popsicles! The raspberry cream is especially speaking to me!

  2. Odiraa

    Really appreciate the way you took the time to describe everything in detail which helped me a lot. Looking forward to more informative articles in the future too.

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