Beat the Heat with an Icy Cool Treat

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by HilLesha O'Nan at Foodie.com

One of my fondest memories from my childhood is eating ice pops during the summertime. Nothing came remotely close to beating the muggy, sweltering heat than my refreshingly cool, sugary, colorful, drippy, and sticky goodness from the prepackaged variety. Fudgesicles were the best! My taste buds have taken a different direction over the years, but there is still nothing better than cooling down with an ice pop in the summer. The only thing difference now is that I prefer homemade ice pops opposed to the prepackaged variety.

With homemade ice pops, I love that I have the control of the ingredients that goes in them. Also, I love that I can concoct my own variations or draw inspiration from other foodies on Foodie.com, depending on what I am in the mood for at the moment. Some of the recipes listed on the site that I wouldn’t mind trying include Banana, Hemp, and Salted Dark Chocolate Ganache Popsicles; Vegan Peanut Butter Fudgesicles, White Peach, Nectarine and Rose Water Creamsicles; Green Smoothie Detox Pops, Toasted Marshmallow-Chocolate Popsicles, and Peach Cheesecake Popsicles.

What is your favorite kind of ice pop?

About HilLesha

Welcome! My name is HilLesha. I reside in Evansville, Indiana with my husband, our two children (8 year old boy and 2 year old girl), and a cat. I'm a vegetarian that practically lives at The Fresh Market. I enjoy traveling, and I love going on spontaneous road trips with no destination in mind. I also enjoy photography, fashion, history, music, collecting antiques, naturopathy, flea markets, yard sales, estate sales, organic food, reading, movies, and anything that piques my interest.

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  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy) says:

    I am more of a frappe girl, but every now and then I can really go for a pudding pop.

  2. My daughter loves making smoothie pops so the Peach-Banana Smoothie Breakfast Pops is right up her alley!
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  3. Pumpkin Pie!! The taste of pumpkin calls to me all year long not just at Thanksgiving :)
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  4. The Strawberry Peach Vodka ones sound delicious, great combination

  5. The roasted strawberry and coconut looks great!
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  6. Those blueberry lemonade pops sound right up my alley for sure. Delicious!
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  7. Those pictures of the pops are making my mouth water! I love a good cold ice pop on a really hot summer day!! Lime ones are my favorite!
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  8. I’ve never made my own popsicles. I can’t believe it. Something to ad to my Summer list.
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  9. These all look great. I love dreamsicles the best. Love the orange cream flavor.
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  10. The lemonade and cucumber spa pops look so refreshing! It would be neat to have a frozen treat party and just a big buffet of different ones to try!
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  11. That lemonade and cucumber Popsicle looks amazing!
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  12. The Citrus Watermelon popsicles sound terrific for summer. I love citrus fruits of all kinds.
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  13. These all look good! The Cucumber Spa bar looks so interesting! Totally gotta try it first!
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  14. The watermelon look delicious! Nothing screams summer more than watermelon. I’ll be making those for sure!
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  15. I’m craving watermelon so I would so love those citrus watermelon popsicles!
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  16. Wow, that lemonade cucumber pop sounds so refreshing!
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  17. The Banana, Chocolate, Salted Chocolate looks great.
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