Pick up nearly any box of ice pops in the supermarket and you’ll find more ingredients on the label than in your favorite face cream. That’s not right, people! There’s no reason frozen treats need be much more than fruit, juice, and a little added honey or agave for extra sweetness if need be. The good news is, making your own is so easy. I recently experimented with watermelon pops that were a refreshing, colorful treat full of  vitamin C, vitamin A, and the antioxidant lycopene. Plus, with its high water content, watermelon is great for hydrating on hot summer days.

Watermelon Popsicles

Watermelon Lime Ice Pops
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Watermelon Lime Ice Pops

Tasty, refreshing, colorful watermelon pops, no artificial colors or flavors required. Each pop has less than a teaspoon of added sugar (in the form of agave) and make a perfect summertime snack or dessert.
Course Dessert, Snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8 three-ounce pops
Calories 55 kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped seedless watermelon
  • 3 tablespoons light agave nectar (less if your melon is super sweet)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Instructions

  1. Put watermelon, agave, and lime into a blender and run until smooth. Pour into pop molds and freeze.

Watermelon Popsicles