Healthy and delicious summer treats here we come! Your kids won’t miss all the added sugar in these berry sweetpotato popsicles, they are naturally sweet. Prepped in just 10 minutes, you will love how easy they are to make.
The kids are out of school this week….as in summer is officially HERE! That means lots of fun in the sun, pool days, beach time and cool treats. While I do believe in sweet treats now and again…I mean, they are called treats for a reason! I do like to have healthy summer treats available at all times too. Like my chocolate sweetpotato ice cream, this blueberry swirl froyo, and these yummy berry and sweetpotato popsicles.
Now, come on, don’t be surprised that I used sweetpotatoes in popsicles! After all, I did use them in ice cream, so why not?!
Sweetpotatoes are considered a superfood due to all the vitamins and nutrients they have. Did you know that sweetpotatoes are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and fiber? Yes! All those health benefits and they even taste good 😉
Sweetpotatoes are naturally sweet, but when making popsicles, I decided to add in a little extra sweetness by tossing in some of our favorite berries. I used raspberries and strawberries, but feel free to substitute whatever you have in your refrigerator. I think cherries and peaches would be yummy too! Who am I kidding….any fruit would pair perfectly with sweetpotatoes…so give em all a try! And be sure to come back and tell us which combination you liked best 🙂
Berry Sweetpotato Popsicle Key Ingredients
Coconut Milk – be sure to grab the light variety
Milk – I used dairy milk, but feel free to use your favorite dairy-free milk substitute
Maple syrup and vanilla extract – for that extra touch of sweetness
My Berrylicious Sweetpotato Popsicles are prepped in just minutes, and once you toss them in the freezer, they are ready to enjoy in about 3 hours. So, I suggest making a batch in the morning so when the kids come in from playing outside in the morning, they are ready to go!
Looking for more ways to enjoy sweetpotatoes?
Speaking of enjoying sweetpotatoes, you ready for my Berry and Sweetpotato Popsicle recipe? Ok, let’s get to it then!
Berry and Sweetpotato Popsicles
- 13½ oz light coconut milk 1 can
- ½ cup 1% milk
- ½ cup raspberries
- ½ cup strawberries diced
- 1 cup mashed sweetpotato I cooked mine in the microwave for 5 minutes. Be careful, it will be hot!
- 3 tbsp maple syrup you can use agave or honey as a substitute
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- Place all the ingredients into your food processor and blend until smooth.
- Pour into your favorite popsicle molds. My molds are only 3.5 oz, so depending on the size of yours will depend on how many popsicles you will make. If you end up with extra mixture, just freeze it in a freezer-safe container and enjoy it as a sweet treat with a spoon 🙂
- Freeze for 3-4 hours or overnight
Wondering why I keep spelling sweetpotato as one word? Because it is! Learn more about this fun fact here!