POPSICLE THERAPY

Ginger Turmeric Pineapple Popsicle

3 cup Organic Orange Juice

1 chunk Ginger (juiced)

2 teaspoon Turmeric

1 teaspoon cayenne pepper

2 teaspoon Agave or Honey

1 cup Pineapple

1 tablespoon Lemon Juice

Instructions

1.   Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and place in the freezer.

2.   After about 15-20 minutes the popsicles will be slightly set and firm enough to hold the popsicle sticks. Place a stick in each popsicle a few inches in, then return to the freezer and let set completely, at least a few hours.

 

Health Tips –  Turmeric Is a great for …..

1.   Fighting inflammation

2.    High antioxidant

3.   Protects the heart in various ways

4.   Helpful for arthritis

5.   Brain boosting

6.   May be helpful for fighting diabetes and cancer

Health Tips:

Add cayenne pepper or cracked black pepper helps your body absorb the benefits of Turmeric. So if you are cooking with turmeric, be sure to add some black pepper to the food.

 

Coconut Blueberry Mint Popsicle

1 cup frozen blueberry

3 cups coconut milk

1 bunch fresh mint

5 tablespoons maple syrup/agave/honey

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup water

Instructions

1.   Add coconut milk, sweetner, mint, ½ amount of blueberries into sauce pan. Let it simmer for 1-2 mins. Remove from heat let it cool. Pour into popsicle molds, add remainder of blueberries and place in the freezer.

2.   After about 15-20 minutes the popsicles will be slightly set and firm enough to hold the popsicle sticks. Place a stick in each popsicle a few inches in, then return to the freezer and let set completely, at least a few hours.

Health Tips :

Coconut milk nourishes the digestive lining due to its electrolytes and healthy fats, improving gut health and preventing conditions like IBS. Studies found that consuming more blueberries slowed cognitive decline and improved memory and motor function. The scientists in this study believed these results were due to the antioxidants in blueberries that protect the body from oxidative stress and reduce inflammation.

 

Watermelon Lavender Popsicle

6 cups watermelon

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Zest of 2 lemons

Dash of sea salt

¼ cup agave/honey/maple

5 drops Lavender Oil

 Instructions

1.   In a blender add watermelon, lemon, zest, agave or sweetener, lavender oil, and dash of salt. Pour into popsicle molds, add remainder of blueberries and place in the freezer.

2.   After about 15-20 minutes the popsicles will be slightly set and firm enough to hold the popsicle sticks. Place a stick in each popsicle a few inches in, then return to the freezer and let set completely, at least a few hours.

Health Tips:
Watermelon & Digestion: Instead of simply drinking the recommended nine to thirteen glasses of water per day, you can treat yourself to a healthy snack of sliced watermelon while also promoting your digestive health.

Watermelon & Workout Recovery : watermelon is high in citrulline isbeneficial for post-workout recovery helps prevent muscle sourness

 

Mexican Fudgesicle

4 Cups Almond Milk

¾ Cup Cacao Powder

¾ cup agave or maple syrup

1 tablespoon cinnamon

1 teaspoon nutmeg

½ teaspoon allspice

Instructions

1.   In a blender add almond milk, cacao powder, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice.  Pour into saucepan and bring to simmer. Let it cool and pour into molds.

2.   After about 15-20 minutes the popsicles will be slightly set and firm enough to hold the popsicle sticks. Place a stick in each popsicle a few inches in, then return to the freezer and let set completely, at least a few hours.

Health Tips:

Cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can consume, which means it is raw and much less processed than cocoa powder or chocolate bars. Cacao is high source of antioxidants &  magnesium. It has been used throughout many cultures for years for health purposes

 

Blueberry Basil-Sage Kombucha Pops

1cup fresh or frozen blueberries 

1 cup Strawberry Sage Kombucha

4 fresh basil leaves

2 drops lemon essential oil

Instructions

1.   Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and place in the freezer.

2.   After about 15-20 minutes the popsicles will be slightly set and firm enough to hold the popsicle sticks. Place a stick in each popsicle a few inches in, then return to the freezer and let set completely, at least a few hours. 

Health Tips:

Benefits of Kombucha : Kombucha is naturally high in antioxidants and supportive of the immune system. Again, there is no magic pill or silver bullet when it comes to immune function- it is best to support the body in its natural immune process.

Benefits of Basil : Herbs like basil contain essential oil compounds because these help the plant defend itself from predators like bugs, rodents and strains of bacteria in the soil. When we ingest these protective oils, we experience similar benefits: a boost in immunity and protection from disease.

Benefits of Blueberries : Blueberries are one of the most nutrient-dense foods in the world and contain large levels and a broad range of antioxidants. The ORAC score of blueberries is an incredible 9,621, which makes it one of the highest antioxidant foods in the world.

Benefits of Lemon Essential Oil : Putting 2 drops of lemon oil in your water 3x daily can support metabolism and weight loss. Lemon oil can support lymphatic drainage and help your overcome a cold fast, mix it with coconut oil and rub it on your neck.