Avocado Popsicles

Popsicles represent the epitome of summer sweetness. For me they conjure memories of groups of neighborhood children chasing down ice cream trucks, getting messy, and washing up with front yard water hoses. What better way to pay homage to those sweet memories than making avocado popsicles, a healthier version of a classic summer treat.

Summer is the peak of avocado season, so making avocado popsicles at home is a perfect way to capture the freshness of the season in a satisfying snack that’s packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Avocado and banana to give them the smoothness of rich ice cream. Raw honey adds that sweetness you crave.

Avocado Popsicles
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Avocado Popcicles

Avocado and banana make these popsicles taste like rich ice cream, but they have less than 130 calories. With protein, fiber, and healthy fat, they're a satisfying snack.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado popsicles
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 Servings (1 pop each)
Calories 129 kcal
Author Openfit

Ingredients

  • 1 medium ripe avocado cut into chunks
  • 1 large ripe banana cut into chunks
  • ¼ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp. finely grated lime peel (lime zest)
  • 1 tsp. fresh lime juice
  • tsp. raw honey
  • 1 to 4 Tbsp. water

Instructions

  1. Place avocado, banana, yogurt, lime peel, lime juice, honey, and 1 Tbsp. water in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. If mixture is too thick add additional water.

  2. Pour avocado mixture evenly into ice pop molds; freeze for at least four hours, or until set.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Avocado Popcicles
Amount Per Serving (1 popsicle)
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 9mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 7g
Protein 3g 6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.