Refresh your Summer Noon with Strawango Chia Popsicles

By Nmami Agarwal     28-Apr 2018

Refresh your Summer Noon with Strawango Chia Popsicles

Want to enjoy popsicles but dread stepping out in the scorching sun? Do you feel guilty when your kids ask for popsicles and you give them cheap store bought Popsicle? This season, pamper yourself and your kids with our amazingly cool recipe for Strawberry Mango Chia Popsicle. These tiny desserts are packed with health benefits, deliciously refreshing and are so simple to make. Want to try them out? Here’s the easy peasy recipe:

Calories: 90-110 kcal
Ingredients:

  • Unsweetened coconut milk: 1 cup
  • Strawberries: 3-4
  • Mango: ½ no.
  • Chia seeds: ½ tsp

Method:

  • 1. Chop the strawberries into small pieces and make pulp out of the mango.
  • 2. Blend the unsweetened coconut milk, chia and mango pulp. You can add coconut sugar(optional).
  • 3. In a fancy container, begin layering your popsicle by adding the blended mixture and strawberries in between and insert popsicle stick.
  • 4. Insert the molds and freeze for 5-7 hours until the popsicles are completely frozen.

Over to You

The summers are here in full swing and these popsicles will be your saviour when you’re looking for something refreshing yet healthy. Snack on these in the hot afternoons or evenings to rejuvenate you and uplift your mood. The best part is that you can whip them up overnight and have them the next day. Your kids are simply going to forget their favourite ice creams when they taste these, right? Try them out and let us know if you love them or loooveeeee them!

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Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Recipe Alert
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Beets have a lovely colour, taste and texture. But beets aren’t supposed to be smoked like eggplant. You need to boil them up before smoking, else they’re going to take forever in preparation. Here is our quick and easy guide for best smoked beets recipe

Nutritional Benefits

Beetroot provides you with fibre, iron, potassium, folate and Vitamin C which is good for skin and further act as an antioxidant. It can improve exercise performance, lower blood pressure and serve as a low calorie food. It can also improve digestion and help in weight management. Thyme is a Mediterranean herb and has been traditionally used to cure diarrhoea, stomach ache and sore throat.

Ingredients

2 small beets

Few sprigs of thyme

1 teaspoon olive oil

1 teaspoon lemon zest

Salt- as per taste

Calorie = 112 kcal
Protein = 2.8 grams
Carbohydrates = 14.8 grams
Fat = 4.7 grams
Recommended for- High Blood Pressure and Digestion
Course- Evening Snack

Method

Cut beets into thin slices

Put them in a saucepan, with some water. Boil until tender

Next, light your charcoal or barbecue fire

Take a large piece of foil and lay the beets in them. Brush a little olive oil and top with thyme and lemon zest.

Fold the foil and twist the ends together. Punch small holes in the foil with the help of a knife or fork.

Leave it to cook for 15-20 minutes.

Once cooked, allow it to cool and then discard the charred skin.

Toss with salt and pepper, and serve.

Over to you

Beetroot is a wonder vegetable with goodness of many nutrients. Smokey beets give the dish a distinctive taste along with the flavourful thyme herb. Do try it out!
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3) Highlights section in BIOS under Recipes
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Nmami Life - Diet & Nutrition
Myth of the Day
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Your safe bet- consult a nutritionist!
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