Veggie Popsicles Kids Will Love!

We are big on green smoothies in our house. We usually make them once or twice a day at least and I load them full of healthy, leafy greens and veggies. So even if my kids don’t want to finish the veggies on their plate at dinner I do not worry because they already have two to three servings in their bodies already thanks to green smoothies. But since we are trying to get away from eating meat for environmental and health reasons, I find the need to get even more protein rich greens into their diet every day. With summer around the corner it seemed a no-brainer to accomplish this with delicious warm-weather treats. Our green smoothies become green Popsicles in just a few hours!

The principle is the same, just mix leafy greens and veggies with fruit in a blender and pour the mixture into popsicle molds. For added sweetness you can use a bit of raw agave nectar but a ripe banana is usually sufficient. My kids love these so much they go through a dozen every two days so obviously they are pretty darn tasty. The fact that they are healthy too is a big bonus.

Because so many plastics have nasty ingredients that can leach, I also make sure to use BPA Free Popsicle molds. We like the stars and rockets Tovolo popsicle molds.

Here is an easy green Popsicle recipe that my kids love. I am sure yours will too.

Electric Green Popsicles (pictured above)


• 3 ripe bananas
• 1 medium pineapple
• 2 cups spinach
• Water

Blend until smooth and pour into molds.

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By Tiffany Washko, EcoChild'sPlay

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Fi T.
Fi T.2 years ago

Start healthy eating and lifestyle when young

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen2 years ago

Thank you :)

Patricia H.
Patricia H.2 years ago

great for kids and adults, thanks for sharing

Duane B.
.2 years ago

Thank you for sharing.

Elisa Faulkner- Uriarte
Elisa F.2 years ago

Going to try these this summer :) Thanks for sharing.

Jonathan Harper
Jonathan Harper3 years ago

Obviously haven't met my kids!!

Angela N.
Angela N.3 years ago


Domi R.
Domi R.3 years ago

more recipes like this one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Manuela C.
Manuela C.3 years ago

Great idea!

Heidi R.
Past Member 3 years ago

Wow! This sounds so delicious! Thank you.