Summer is the peak of avocado season, so making avocado popsicles at home is a perfect way to capture the freshness of the season in a satisfying snack that’s packed with protein, fiber, and healthy fats.
Avocado and banana create the smoothness of rich ice cream, lime juice (and peel) provide the tart kick, and honey adds just a touch of sweetness.
Avocado and banana make these popsicles taste like rich ice cream, but they have less than 130 calories. With protein, fiber, and healthy fat, they're a satisfying snack.
- 1 medium ripe avocado, cut into chunks
- 1 large ripe banana, cut into chunks
- ¼ cup reduced-fat (2%) plain Greek yogurt
- 1 to 4 Tbsp. water, divided use
- 1½ tsp. honey
- 1 tsp. finely chopped lime peel
- 1 tsp. fresh lime juice
Place avocado, banana, yogurt, lime peel, lime juice, honey, and 1 Tbsp. water in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. If mixture is too thick add additional water.
Pour avocado mixture evenly into ice pop molds; freeze for at least four hours, or until set.
The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.
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This makes a great snacktional. Be sure to track it.