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Healthy ice lolly recipes

Published: 1st June 2009 14:30

Take a look at these recipes for ice lollies - easy and  fun to make with (or without) the kids. 

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So many of the ice creams and lollies from the high street are high in sugar and calories,  these are a really tasty and filling alternative -   Great for any sunny day!

The inspiration comes from some smoothie recipes to avoid that watery, bland texture we all associate with home made lollies, so you'll find these low calorie/low fat lollies will actually fill you up as well as cool you down.

Banana & Strawberry Lolly

Serves 4
72 calories each

strawberries

Ingredients
  • 2 Medium Bananas
  • 12 x Strawberries (180g)
  • 2 Tbsp Natural Low Fat Bio Yoghurt



 

Method

   1. Slice up the fruit.
   2. Throw all the ingredients into a blender and blend till smooth.
   3. Divide into 4 lolly makers and freeze over night.

Raspberry & Strawberry Milky Lolly

Serves 4
46 calories each

Ingredients

raspberries16 x Raspberries (80g)
10 x Strawberries (150g)
100ml Natural Low Fat Bio Yoghurt
100ml Semi Skimmed Milk

Method

1. Slice up the fruit.
2. Throw all the ingredients into a blender and blend till smooth.
3. Divide into 4 lolly makers and freeze over night.

 

Banana & Chocolate Lolly

Serves 4
Calories 150 each

 

Ingredients

chocolate2 Medium Bananas
3 Tbsp Natural Low Fat Bio Yogurt
6 Drops of Vanilla Extract (Optional)
60g Dairy Milk Chocolate
2 Tbsp Semi Skimmed Milk

Method

1. Chop the Banana.
2. Put the chopped banana, yoghurt and vanilla extract into the blender and  blend till smooth.
3. Divide the mix from the blender equally into 4 lolly makers and pop in the fridge.
4. Break the chocolate up into pieces and put it in a glass bowl with the milk.
5. Half fill a pan with water and heat it up on the hob so it boils.
6. Place the bowl with the chocolate in over the water and continuously stir it so the chocolate blend together.
7. When you have a good melted chocolate mixture take the bowl off of the water (mind the steam) and leave to cool for 5-10 minutes at room temperature.
8. Top up the lolly makers with the chocolate mixture and freeze over night.

 

homemade lolly mould

Ikea make some great lolly moulds - you can order them through amazon for just £2.50 (plus P&P).

Enjoy!

Let us know how you get on making them too!

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