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Have a Totally Fabulous Tuesday! A Healthy Cold Treat This Summer

As a parent I try to keep at least three healthy options on hand for my daughters. One of their favorites during the summer months is 100% fruit ice-pops. Currently, I use Volcano Fillable ice-pops (VFI) by Prepara to make their treats. My girls like all types of fruit, but I typically use bananas and blueberries to make one of their favorite treats because I buy organic fruit in the summer and freeze it so I will always good quality fruit in the house.

Bananas are a great source of iron and potassium and have a host of other health benefits. Click here to read more about why bananas are considered one of the worlds healthiest foods.

Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and are considered one of the healthiest berries available to us. Click here to read more about the health benefits of blueberries.

Berry Healthy Treat Instructions

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

I purchase the fruit fresh, cut it up, and then place the fruit in a freezer bag. Next I store the bags in the

freezer. When I am ready to make the treat I pull out our blender and place the following ingredients inside:

  • 2 bananas, peeled, frozen and sliced.
  • 1 cup of frozen blueberries
  • 1 cup of orange/apple juice (you can use others types of juice as well, but adding juice helps it to blend better)
  • 1 Tablespoon of honey to sweeten (*Optional)

I place the fruit in first, then I add the juice and blend it altogether on low. Once well blended, I pour the blended juice into the VFI containers and put them back into the freezer. When they are ready I put warm water in a bowl, let the VFI containers sit in the bowl for a about 3 seconds and then viola they easily pop out. Next you can fill it with fresh blueberries or yogurt and they are ready to be enjoyed.

I was not paid to share this product with you; however the amazon link is an affiliate link. Overall, this is just a product that me and my family really enjoy.

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