Fruit Punch Pops

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I’ve discovered a few hidden talents this week!

First, I can talk to cats! My Dad got a couple of kittens this weekend and the poor little things were just heartbroken and not eating. On a long shot, I decided to call to them like a momma cat. This wasn’t just an ordinary, half-hearted meow. It was a very distinct and loud cry I remembered my childhood cat, Chubby, using when she called her babies. I gave it my all. I’m sure I looked ridiculous, but it worked! Those scared little kittens perked up, started meowing back and came out to me! They’ve been eating and doing better ever since!

I know, I know, not one of those talents you should get excited and tell people about. That’s ok, lives were saved. I feel good about it. But let’s not talk about it again, mmkk?

Moving on, to the one you guys actually benefit from- I make delicious popsicle recipes! I was asking some friends what flavor of popsicles I should try in my Zipzicle pouches. Not going to lie, I was expecting something extravagant and super special. Some never before heard of flavor that would rock your socks off. Instead I got fruit punch. Meh. That’s kind of average so I decided to ask hubby. His suggestion was a savory, squash and onion pop. No. Just No. Not ever. Gross.

So, I ignored them both and made a delicious, Banana Avocado Pop instead (Look for that recipe next week) but I couldn’t shake that fruit punch idea. I wanted want something fruity and red so I decided to give it a try. Guess what? First time- nailed it! Clearly, I have hidden popsicle making talents.

Fruit Punch Pops

Ingredients

1 cup cherries
1/2 cup grapes
1/2 cup pineapple chunks
4-5 strawberries
1/4 cup orange juice

DirectionsPhoto Jun 25, 11 35 24 AM

1. Wash your fruit. Take the stems off of the strawberries and cherries and pit the cherries.*

2. Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

3. Pour into Zipzicle, using a funnel (or popsicle mold)

4. Freeze, upright, until solid.

Enjoy! Makes 6 popsicles

*Note: My 1 cup measurement was taken BEFORE the cherries were pitted

These are SO good! Sweet and delicious with all real ingredients and no sweeteners- perfect, guilt-free snack to enjoy this summer!

Zipzicle Giveaway

I LOVE these Zipzicle pouches! They worked wonderfully! You can enter to win some for free and get another great popsicle recipe on yesterday’s post – Chocolate PB2 Banana Pops + Giveaway.  You can also find more recipes, get answers to frequently asked questions about them and order some for yourself on their website – http://zipzicles.com/.

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