Tropical smoothie breakfast popsicles

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These tropical smoothie breakfast popsicles are so easy to make and are an excellent healthy snack or grab-and-go breakfast. My kids are obsessed!

 

Tropical smoothie breakfast popsicles

Breakfast popsicles are probably the most genius invention. Like, ever. Especially for moms who have kids who aren’t morning people and take around 4 million years to tell me what they want for breakfast. (!!!) Um, hi. I have more important things to do than stand here listing all your breakfast options like a waitress listing specials in a diner. And yes, I know I shouldn’t be doing that but honestly you guys, I just don’t have the energy for a fight in the morning so I just give them every possible option and hope that something tickles their fancy so I can get something in them before they head off to school.

Tropical smoothie breakfast popsicles

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But since I’ve been making breakfast smoothie popsicles their options are more streamlined and our mornings are more “happy-family” than “mom-is-about-to-lose-her-sh!t”. Plus they’re so easy to make. I usually make two flavors over the weekend and have them in the freezer on stand-by. They make excellent “sweets” when the kids are in the mood for a snack and stand-in for dessert regularly. There’s no guilt involved either because they are genuinely healthy and filled with fruit, nuts, seeds and good proteins. AND they hit pretty much every dietary requirement you can think of. They are gluten-free, lactose-free and you can just leave out the nuts for any nut allergies. Who’s winning at mom-life now?!

How to make easy tropical breakfast smoothie popsicles

5 from 3 votes
Tropical smoothie popsicles
Prep Time
10 mins
Freezing time
3 hrs
Total Time
10 mins
 
These tropical smoothie popsicles are so easy to make and are an excellent healthy snack or grab-and-go breakfast. My kids are obsessed!
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Healthy, Snack, Vegan, Vegetarian
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy breakfast, family recipe, healthy breakfast
Servings: 12 popsicles
Calories: 161 kcal
Author: Alida Ryder
Ingredients
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 cups frozen bananas
  • 1 cup chopped mango
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • 2 tablespoons cashew nuts
  • 2 tablespoons mixed seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons honey to taste
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
for the yoghurt layer (optional)
  • 1 cup Greek yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
for the passionfruit layer
  • 4 passionfruit pulp and seeds removed
Instructions
  1. To make the tropical smoothie, blend together all the ingredients until smooth.
  2. Mix the Greek yoghurt and honey together.
  3. Layer the tropical smoothie, passionfruit and Greek yoghurt layers together in popsicle moulds then add popsicle sticks.
  4. Place in the freezer and allow to freeze for at least 6 hours.
Nutrition Facts
Tropical smoothie popsicles
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 19mg 1%
Potassium 336mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 16g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 11%
Vitamin C 28.7%
Calcium 3.8%
Iron 8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Carina
    Reply

    These are all my kids have hasn’t for breakfast since you shared them. They absolutely love hem and I love sneaking one as a snack. Great recipe!

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      I am so happy to hear that Carina. They are such a great easy breakfast and I love them as a quick snack!

  • Jeanne
    Reply

    Absolutely brilliant. I love that you can make them ahead. My picky husband who says he doesn’t like yogurt might even go for these. Wish me luck!

  • Laura | Tutti Dolci
    Reply

    Such pretty pops, these would be perfect for breakfast on a hot summer day! 🙂

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      They definitely are! I love that pale yellow. 😉

  • Jenny
    Reply

    I love the idea of having a stack of smoothie pops in the freezer, ready to go. Will make my mornings a lot calmer. Thanks for the idea!

  • Barbara
    Reply

    Wow! These look awesome! My kids are going to crazy when I give them popsicles for breakfast.

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      Definitely! It’s such a treat for them. I hope they enjoy the popsicles!

  • Tracy
    Reply

    This is such a great idea. And all this tropical flavors are right up my alley.

  • Reply

    You’re totally winning Alida and I bet the kids love them! Can’t wait to try myself!

    • Alida Ryder
      Reply

      Thanks Mary Ann! The kids are totally obsessed. 😉

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