Warm weather has already reached us by now and we’re pretty much spending time figuring out how to stay cool. Some go on vacations, others decide to go for a dip in the pool but others are turning to ice cream. Or popsicles. And this is what I want to talk to you about today – homemade popsicles, made with silicone popsicle molds. Why are these great for you, how do they work and why shouldn’t you just go to your local store and get a regular popsicle whenever you feel like it? Read on to find out!
Silicone Popsicle Molds – A Healthy and Convenient Option to Store-Bought Popsicles
First thing’s first – let’s take a look at what this silicone popsicle mold does. It’s basically a container which stores a mixture of fruit, water and other ingredients you care for. Once they’re all mixed up and poured into the mold, you just have to freeze it and then take it out and enjoy it. The convenient thing about it is that you can do this however many times you feel like it. And the ingredients you can use are as diverse as you want them to be. Mix and match or get recipes off the web, or from the book which comes with buying the popsicle mold. The mold is made out of silicone so that the popsicle is easy to take out once it’s frozen.
But why is it better? Because you choose the ingredients and amount of sugar you want to introduce in it. It’s great for kids, as they shouldn’t eat large quantities of sweets, as it lead to serious conditions like obesity, diabetes and dental problems. Adults should stay away from artificial sweeteners and large quantities of sugar as well, as those conditions may present themselves to us as well. The stuff you want in your popsicle is the stuff you’re gonna eat once it’s frozen – so there’s the healthy alternative for you.
Go for a simple mix of strawberries, water and a bit of coconut milk to get an energizing, easy to make homemade popsicle. It has a few calories, but it’ll offer you an energy boost and cool you down instantly. Furthermore, when you draw the line, you’ll realize that by sing the popsicle mold, you’ll actually save a pretty buck in the end!
So get your silicone popsicle mold today and enjoy great-tasting, refreshing and healthy homemade popsicles!