Looking for a way to cool off on a hot summer’s day? Freeze up a batch of Lime-Scented Blueberry Pomegranate Ice Pops and you’ll be cool as a cucumber! Pomegranate, one of the oldest known fruits, is an amazing nutrient-dense and antioxidant-rich fruit and a symbol of eternal life, health and fertility. It’s tough red outer skin is filled with brilliantly colored edible seeds. Blueberries, the super food we all know and love, is not only bursting with vitamins, minerals and fiber, it’s low in calories too! One of nature’s best foods, the blueberry is native to North America and has been around for over 13,000 years! Put these two super powers together in a deep burgundy ice pop flecked with bits of blue and you’ll be cooling off and getting healthy all at the same time!
Lime-Scented Blueberry Pomegranate Ice Pops
1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries, from 1 pint
2/3 cup sugar
1 bottle (16 oz.) 100% pomegranate juice, such as POM Wonderful
1/4 cup lime juice
1. In blender combine blueberries and sugar until pureed.
2. Add pomegranate juice and lime juice. Pulse until just blended, 30 seconds-1 minute.
2. Fill eight (6 oz. each) ice pop molds.
3. Freeze 8 hours-overnight or until solid.
Makes 8 ice pops.