5 Healthier ‘Adult’ Ice Lollies To Eat If You’re Watching Your Weight


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By Amy Hopkins; Photograph by  onlyyouqj/Freepik

Heat waves and long summery days deserve a little ice-cold treat…

The latest trend to have at your summer cocktail soiree or your New Year’s Eve party is to serve your drinks frozen. Think margarita… but more lick-able.

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Here are some awesome recipes to make at home this silly season:

1. Saucy watermelon

Blitz 2 handfuls of watermelon with 2 shots of vodka in a Nutribullet. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

2. Strawberrylicious

Place 10 strawberries, a squeeze of lemon juic, 2 tsp honey and 2 shots of vodka in a Nutribullet and blitz to combine. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

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3. Pina colada

Blitz 1/4 cup coconut milk with 1 pineapple (chopped) and 3 shots of rum in a Nutribullet. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

4. Kinky kiwi gin

Place 2 large kiwis, 20 basil leaves, 2 tsp honey, a squeeze of lemon juice and 2 shots gin in a Nutribullet and blitz to combine. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

5. Tequila Sunset

Mix together 100ml mango juice, 40ml fresh orange juice, 2 tsp honey and 2 shots tequila. Pour into ice lolly moulds and freeze overnight.

Or, visit Frost Popsicle to buy a range of G&T pops made from local South African gin; a bubbly Popsicle and a rosé wine Popsicle. Party season, sorted!

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