This frozen treat is best known around our home as the “Sickie Pop” because it is perfect for sore throats!
Any parent who has ever had a sick little one knows how hard it is to watch them feel bad and wanting them to get better is our top priority. So how to we go about that? We focus on what they need and right now that is hydration!
“Sickie Pops” are great for hydrating little ones, soothing sore throats, and adding essential nutrients to help your little one recover. Read more about feeding a sick toddler here.
1 medium orange
1/3 cup raspberries
1/2 tsp ginger, grated
3/4 cup plain whole milk yogurt OR plain no dairy yogurt
2 tbsp coconut water, unsweetened
Optional: 1 tsp raw honey
Peel orange and slice into segments.
Place orange slices, raspberries, yogurt, grated ginger, honey, and coconut water into a blender.
Blend until completely combined.
Pour into popsicle molds and place in the freezer for 6-8 hours.
To remove from popsicle molds, run the outside of the mold under warm water for 15-20 seconds then gently pull from the mold.
Keep in the freezer for up to 4 months!
This recipe does include honey to help balance out the flavor from the lemon zest however honey should NOT be offered to babies under 12 months old. If you are baking for a family with a baby under 12 months skip the honey completely and consider making a simple glaze to top the muffins for everyone over 12 months!