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Healthy Otter Pops-Zipzicles
July 2, 2013 | Home >In the News >Healthy Otter Pops-Zipzicles

Healthy Otter Pops-Zipzicles

One day, earlier this summer I was at the store with my 4 year old.  She spotted a box of Otter Pops, and had never had one so kept asking me about them.  I decided to buy some as a hot summer day treat, and little did I know I had opened Pandora’s box!  I don’t know if it was because she had never otter pops before, or if its was because they are a cold treat on a hot day, or just what the deal was, but she became obsessed!  Every time she went outside she thought she needed an otter pop.   The real otter pops are basically just sugar and water.  Not exactly something you want your child indulging in every single day.  I started doing a little looking and found a company that makes otter pop packaging – Zipzicles!

They are a refillable otter pop container and are BPA-free and also recyclable.  Its so great because you can make whatever kind of otter pop you want.  They have tons of yummy and healthy recipes on their website.  We made 2 different kinds and they both turned out great! (scroll down for recipes)

To make these, all we did was combine our ingredients in a blender.  Then you use a funnel or some kind of narrow pitcher to pour your mixture into each bag and then freeze!  So easy.

These are some filling guidelines from Zipzicle:

Each Zipzicle™ ice-pop bag holds 1/3 cup of liquid. Make one, or make a dozen. The choice is yours:

  • 1 c filling = 3 Zipzicle™ ice-pops
  • 2 c filling = 6 Zipzicle™ ice-pops
  • 3 c filling = 9 Zipzicle™ ice-pops
  • 4 c filling = 12 Zipzicle™ ice-pops

Find them on Amazon, here!

Healthy Otter Pops-Zipzicles

Healthy Otter Pops-Zipzicles
Serves: 4
Pina Colada Pops
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup pineapple (cut into chunks)
  • 1/4 banana
Blend until smooth. Pour into pop container and freeze. Creamy Strawberry Pops
  • 1/4 cup yogurt
  • 10-12 ripe strawberries, rinsed and hulled
Blend until smooth. Pour into pop container and freeze.
written by
Natalie Monson

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Comments(216)
Shavonne Anderson says:

My kids LOVE the creamy strawberry pops 🙂

Jennifer Marlock says:

My kids love pops! Would love to try and cut the sugar!

Karen H. says:

Otter pops ARE my favorite frozen treat! Thank you so much for these recipes!

Amy E says:

My kids love homemade popsicles. Can’t wait to try some of the recipes on the zipzicle website. I also liked their facebook page!

Mamabelly says:

My kids love everything frozen! Frozen Lemonade, Pops, or just simply frozen fruit! I would love to win these and cut out the junk! Thanks for the giveaway!

Maria Hughes says:

My kids love our homemade strawberry Popsicles!

Jennifer S. says:

My daughter loves frozen yogurt pops and frozen blueberries!

My girls are Popsicle fanatics! Any kind of frozen treat they love! Would love to try these & make our own!

Andrea Lansing says:

My son LOVES pops! He wanted one for breakfast today. Tonight I am going to freeze some orange juice in my pop molds so he can have an OJ pop for breakfast tomorrow. What else would one have for breakfast in 90-degree morning weather? 🙂

Kathy engen says:

Kids love the chocolate pops

Elizabeth Williams says:

My kids love frozen treats in general! But they’re always asking for popsicles. These would be so much fun!

shirley downes says:

My kids love home made 100% juice Popsicles and I think they would love some of these. 🙂 I think I may try out the pina colada recipe in the popsicle mold tomorrow. 🙂

melanie says:

my kids love frozen smoothie pops!

paula b says:

My son loves anything with frozen yogurt!

Leah b says:

My kids love almost anything frozen. We love to be creative and try new recipes or make up our own! Would love to try these!

Jane musters says:

I want to try all the favors

Jamie Busman says:

My kids LOVE freezer pops! I’m betting they would love all of the recipes you have posted – which would make me happy (no added sugar or food dyes!)

Amber Mullis says:

My daughter loves popsicles but i’m not a fan of how much sugar is in them. Would love to try these.

cathy says:

Ice cream is their favorite frozen treat. We’ve been loving popsicles too this summer – esp just plain, frozen fruit juice.

Julie says:

My son LOVES the creamy strawberry pops!!!

My daughters LOVE frozen yogurt and smoothies… what could be better then it all together in a pop form?!

Lauree says:

Would love to give my 2 year old something sweet without the sugar to help cool off in this muggy summer we are having. She would love the Pina Colada pop!

Dawn Burton says:

My children love homemade vegan ice cream and popsicles :).

betsy says:

I would love these! I make smoothie pops but the container doesn’t work well so would love these!

Catherine D says:

My kids love frozen ice pops and it’s hard to find 100% juice ones. I also love them in the winter for sore throats. Would love to make my own.

kim russell says:

My kiddos love push ups!

Naomi Polovich says:

The creamy strawberry pops

Betty says:

I am looking with this kind of wrapping for popsicle/zipcicle. In the Philippines, stores sells like this and when I visited there I always buy a lot of wrappers and so I can make for my kids.

Krystal says:

My kids love frozen Juice Plus+ Complete smoothies! These little containers would be perfect!! 🙂

Lisa Lombardi says:

My kids love homemade berry Popsicles 🙂 excited to try these recipes. Thanks!

Karen Quick says:

Any “red” flavor!

nik h says:

The child I babysitt has been loving the fruit and veegie popsicles weve been making mostly apple and carrots

Tanya Arentsen says:

My child is still on breast milk only but loves to teeth on frozen items and this would be awesome for the transition to real foods!

Alyson Skinner says:

My boys love yogurt or ice cream pops!!

Adrienne says:

Oh how awesome are these. My son wakes up and runs to the freezer outside and brings me the otter pop he wants for breakfast. (Which we then battle over because of course he is t having one for breakfast.) but all my kids love anything frozen.

Jenn Kniss says:

MY Daughter Loves Strawberry Banana!

Jen Williams says:

My kids love frozen yogurt pops!

Jenni Huffman says:

My kids love smoothies and frozen chobani champion tubes! It would be awesome to make our own!!!

Jen Williams says:

My kids love frozen yogurt pops!!

holly says:

we love all your recipe ideas you share!!! we want to try filling these with homemade frozen yogurt

Marisa says:

Mango coconut orange smoothie pops are my boys’ favorite. 🙂 They’d love these. What a great idea!

Jenn F says:

Perfect! My kids fav treat are Popsicles … and so on point here, I hate all the sugar in them! I would LOVE to try these but my boys love purple so I’d have to try a recipe with blueberries 🙂 Yum Yum!

Alison says:

I love these recipes! I have reusable silicone containers for making ice pops that I bought on Amazon. They are awesome!

Debbie says:

I love this product idea so much! My daughter can’t have regular Otter Pops, because she’s allergic to artificial dyes. And every time we go to a parade, someone passes them out and she has to be reminded that she’s not able to try them. I will be investing in a set of these for sure. For now, I’d say her favorite frozen treat is good ol’ ice cream.

Rebekah says:

We love frozen smoothie pops!

Joy says:

I liked you on Facebook. What an exciting product! My daughter loves frozen popcicles and these “freezie” type are so much fun! Strawberry is her favourite.

Lisa-Marie says:

Kiddos love my homemade smoothies but these Zipzicles would be an extra special and healthy treat!

Lisa-Marie says:

Kiddos love my homemade smoothies but these Zipzicles would be an extra special and healthy treat!

Tina says:

My kids love pops but I have never tried to make them and think that it would be a nice change for the kids!

Jessica says:

Frozen watermelon & bananas for us 🙂

I would love to try these. We try to eat clean but I have not taken away ice cream/popsicles from my kiddos yet. KNOW I DON’T HAVE TO THANKS TO YOU GUYS!!!!

Tracy says:

I love this idea! My kids love frozen OJ. I liked on Facebook too!

Rachael says:

My kids love all forms of frozen treats, especially the popcicles with all sorts of nasty dyes in them. YUCK! Lately I have been making smooties and freezing those so these containers would be SOO helpful!!

Janine says:

My son loves all of them. I can’t keep them stocked between him and hubby. 🙂 I can’t wait to order some of these and try for myself. But would love to win some too. 🙂

My daughter loves creamy fruit popsicles and chocolate ice cream the most.

Celeste S. says:

My kids love milk shakes and fruit smoothies! Love the idea of making my own otter pops!

Kasie says:

My kids LOVE popsicles and eat TONS of them! Can’t wait to try some of these recipes!

Nikki says:

My son loves strawberry

Nicole Worrall says:

My kids love rainbow popsicles and coconut milk ice cream

Tammy Dowell says:

My kids love kinds of frozen treats. I would love this and my kids would definitely love them!

Brioni says:

Love these! I need to try them!

Miranda C says:

My daughter loves frozen fruit such as the pouches …i just put it in the freezer.

Laura says:

My kids love ice cream! We haven’t tried otter pops yet, but I think they would love these homemade zipzicle recipes!

Michelle Glynn says:

Ice cream is the kids favorite and the parents too!

April Biery says:

We make extra breakfast smoothies in the morning and freeze them. My son thinks he is getting something special when he gets to have a popsicle for breakfast and I know it’s good for him! 🙂
This packaging would make it even more fun! Thanks for letting us know about it!

Dana says:

My kids love strawberries, avocado, and splash of lemonade

Autumn` says:

I would love to win these! My girls love strawberry banana yoogurt pops we make at home, but they can be quite messy (they”re just 3 & 2 yo)! These would be really great!! Thanks for the chance to win, I also liked their FB page 🙂

Delawonderful says:

Strawberry Yogurt is our favorite flavor!!

Allison Peters says:

We call them freezies here in Canada… and I have bought the real fruit juice ones before, and i have also been known to wash out a freezie tube and re-use it with my own smoothie or juice, but there is always a potential to spill in the freezer. These are a GREAT idea! Just bought 3 packs! Would also be nice to win some free ones though! 🙂

maria says:

strawberry and banana flavor…I would really love to try these!!

Sara K says:

I had no idea these existed! My kids love cool treats, but so far, I’ve had bad luck with my Zoku and we’ve just been eating Breyer’s ice cream in moderation.

Kai says:

My kids love coconut milk, raw honey and strawberries

Cynthia Bryant says:

My kids would love this! They love freezer pops and homemade popsicles and this would be perfect combination of the two. Strawberry is a favorite around here and is banana.

skye p says:

My kids LOVE any kind of frozen treat!

Kristin says:

My Rosie loves ALL fruit frozen… mostly banana and strawberries!!

Adrienne says:

These are a great idea! My kids’ favorite frozen treat is the homemade ice cream from the creamery a few miles away.

Aimee says:

I’ve never heard of these before…how awesome!! I just liked them on FB. Crossing my fingers!!

Ana says:

My son loves ice cream a d the favorite flavor is always chocolate! he takes is after his mama 🙂
what a cool idea for summer treats!
Ana

Michelle Asp says:

It’s difficult to pick a favorite, but we really like the simplicity of just freezing V8 Berry Blend or Naked Juice Red Machine.

Shannon Hartley says:

my daughter gobbles the creamy strawberry ones right up.

Stacey says:

My daughter loves all kinds of popsicles!!! 🙂

Leah Ryan says:

My kids would love the creamy strawberry! And me too;)

Leah Ryan says:

My kids would love the creamy strawberry! And me too;)

Erin says:

My daughter (age 3) loves frozen fruit, Popsicles, ice cream, you name it!

Sheree T. says:

My kids love Otter Pops! This is such a great idea…I had no idea there was such a thing as Zipcicles!

Kelly W says:

I’d love to try these! One of our favorites this summer has been homemade Strawberry Lemonade pops. YUM!

Emily C. says:

We love frozen bananas and they’re so easy too. The Zipzicles look great. Thanks!

Britney says:

My son has had cancer, and I want him to start eating healthier .. this would really help 100% .. He would probably like strawberry anything ~!

Christina says:

These are PERFECT! Thanks for sharing this! I am definitely going to be buying these for the kiddos and of course it would be nice to win some too! They would LOVE these in their lunch or as a quick smoothie breakfast or snack. Our FAVORITE is Strawberry, Mango, Blueberry, Ginger with Vanilla Almond Milk

Corina Kelley says:

My kids love coconut milk and chocolate pops! I’d LOVE to try making these on the Zipcicles!

Sarah B says:

My kids love popsicles! The recipes sound so good! Great idea!

cathy mendez says:

these are so perfect!

Kylie J says:

Frozen water with some honey, lemon and pieces of fruit through it. Looks really good with all the fruit chunks through it!

Bridget says:

My kids love ice cream but making juice and freezing it in this container would be so much better for them.

Gwen says:

I have one that loves popsicles, with all their sugary goodness. The other wold probably take ice cream over popsicles, but any frozen treat will do for him.

Sarah Hicks says:

So cool! It’s one of those “why didn’t I think of that?” products!!!

Desirae says:

My kids would LOVE a creamy strawberry banana, I can’t wait to try the pina colada! Thanks for the recipes!

Heidi G says:

My Kids love pops like this, and I’d love to make them ones which were more healthy! This would be amazing!

Colleen Dietz says:

We are all about greek yogurt and berry pops!

Bonnie Adams says:

My kids love homemade strawberry, spinach and honey ice pops. They would love these too!

Selina says:

Fresh mint, honeydew melon, agave and some ice. Very quickly smushed in the vitamin. These look perfect to put all of our concoctions in!!

Melanie Chezem says:

Yum! My kiddos love orange, pineapple, banana!

Jessy says:

These are so COOOOOL!

Genesee Schaufus says:

My kids love popsicles and these would be an awesome addition to our already homemade frozen yogarts 🙂

Jerusha says:

I can’t wait to try these! My kiddos love Astro Pops, I can’t wait to experiment using these zipzicles to find a “healthier” alternative. Fun!

Jenalyn says:

My kids love anything frozen. I’d love to cut down on sugar making my own!

Carolyn says:

My kids love freezies but I never buy them. What a great idea! Can’t wait to try these.

Tina says:

Frozen yogurt pops!! First time ever seeing these! Wow~Got to try them!

patty b says:

Love the pops hate the sugar. Love your recipes too!

patty b says:

Pops minus sugar

Allison K. says:

My boys love our homemade fudge pops!

Alena says:

My kids LOVE coconut anything! These would be great for strawberry coconut goodness!

Amy Kiradjieff says:

My son loves otter pops, but I hate the sugar. These look awesome! Our current favorite is mango lemonade Popsicles.

Jessica says:

Our favorite is freezing leftover green smoothies. Don’t like green? Add blueberries. Just the right amount of sweetness (all natural, of course!). Want it sweeter? Add raw honey. Blend with 4-6 fruits and veggies!

Tonya R. says:

Any kind of popsicle. I just got a Zoku for my birthday so we are excited to try that but these look awesome!

London Ingoglia says:

My family loves Greek yogurt pops. I add blueberry & honey to sweeten and they get devoured.

Kristin says:

My kids would love homemade banana or rootbeer pops! YUM!!!

Melissa says:

I would love a chance to win these. My kids love Ice Cream and otter pops. Thanks.

Amanda says:

My kids love frozen orange juice pops with blueberries in them

Laura says:

My kids love strawberry lemonade pops!

Kelly says:

My kids LOVE freeze pops but I don’t like how much sugar are in them. I would love to make my own healthy version with these container bags.

Dawn Mifsud says:

My kids love popsicles and we make our own all the time but these would be great because they always like the plastic wrapped ones!

Lisa Holland says:

My kids LOVE otter pops. I love this nice alternative! They also love banana pops! Anything COLD! 🙂

Elissa says:

My kids love ice cream!

Tiffany says:

I so need these. My kids love frozen treats. All of them, and I’m such a meany and say no. These are awesome!

Mona says:

My kids love strawberry pops! Mmmmmm! Perfect for the summer heat.

Janice Shah says:

My boys love smoothies, a nice cool treat for the hot summer days!

Janice Shah says:

Smoothies! I’d love to put the smoothies into these containers!

Jill says:

We love making our own homemade popsicles….these would be fantastic to have!! Thank you for the opportunity to own some of these great Zipzicles!!!

Becky says:

Any kind of Popsicle!

Julie B says:

My son loves the smoothies that we make in our blender, using strawberries, bananas and any other fruit we have onhand. And having these Zipcycles on hand would be perfect, because we could fill them up with any leftover amounts of smoothie!

Julie B says:

My son loves the smoothies that we make in our blender, using strawberries, bananas and any other fruit we have onhand. And having these Zipzicles on hand would be perfect, because we could fill them up with any leftover amounts of smoothie!

Debora says:

My kids love strawberry rhubarb. With some almond yogurt….my son is allergic to dairy and 5 other foods too.

Julie says:

frozen yogurt popsicles!

Lisa says:

Strawberry watermelon

Erin says:

We have been using our juicer a lot with fruits and veggies. The kids don’t always love to just drink the juices, but if we freeze them in pop form, they gobble them up!

Dana says:

My girls LOVE popcicles…..strawberry and grape the most. I’d love to control the ingredients and add some healthy stuff to their treats! I “liked” the Zipzicles FB page.

Amy says:

We like filling up our retro tupperware ice pop molds with 100 percent juice blends. The pina colada recipe sounds awesome!

Lindsy says:

This is brilliant! we’ve been doing snow cones with sugar-free flavoring. These are awesome!

Diane says:

I would love to try all the flavors! Thank you! 🙂

Julie says:

My kids love most popsicles, but especially pineapple mixed with coconut milk. They request “healthy popsicles,” because it’s such a treat that I’ll let them have them for snack and dessert in the summer.

Diane says:

I would love to try all the flavors! Thank you! 🙂

Dana says:

My son loves frozen treats in all flavors! Awesome giveaway, thank you.

marci says:

definitely blueberry, and it’s a superfood!

marci says:

definitely blueberry, and it’s a superfood!

Lora says:

My kids always beg for Otter Pops, too! But I just can’t stomach the idea of them eating all that sugar and artificial stuff, so usually we stick with making our own popsicles or buying the 100% fruit kind. My kids’ favorites frozen treat are popsicles or orange creamsicles.

danielle major says:

my son loves berry yogurt popcicles. i have been making my own in freezer pop style but these look less messy.

Vanessa H says:

My son loves frozen raspberries with yogurt centers. He eats them like candy!

Davis says:

My youngest only eats melted frozen treats (think milkshakes) so we let everything melt and he sucks it down–preference is probably a chocolate milkshake

Lindsay says:

My kids love otter pops when other people give them to them. I never buy them because of the sugar and food dyes! I would LOVE to win!

Jamie Moore says:

My kids love frozen yogurt pops!

Cortney says:

My kids LOVE pops!! Lime is his favorite- I would love to make my own for them!

Catherine says:

We love to make homemade Popsicles but using these would be less messy!

Sara says:

My kids love anything frozen, popsicles, smoothies… they would love trying these!

Cindy says:

Anything with fresh berries!

carmenham@gmail.com says:

My kids love when I freeze smoothies into popsicle molds!

Jeanne Wadsworth says:

I would love to offer these to my niece and nephew!

Linda Lalla says:

I love homemade pops. will try these recipes too. WOuld love to win the containers for them too! lol

Shilpi says:

My son loves fresh orange juice popsicles wiht kiwi pieces in it

Machelle N says:

My kids love anything homemade & frozen!!

Liz G says:

My boys love all kinds of popsicles, I would love to make them homemade!

Mandy C says:

My kids love pink lemonade blended with raspberries frozen

Jennifer says:

My kids love fudgescicles and otter pops, but since we’ve started eating healthier we haven’t been buying them. This is a great alternative!

Sarah B says:

My kids love coconut icecream bars. Unfortunately they also love freezies that they sometimes have at school or neighbours houses. I have been trying to find a product like this to make my own for 2 years now. Thanks so much!!! Also, liked Zipzicle on Facebook 🙂

Last summer, my kids were obsessed with Otter pops that they got at camp and I refuse to buy them! I would love to try making a healthier version at home. Their favorite ice pop is mango, banana, carrot and plain Greek yogurt–reminscent of a creamsicle! I will be trying your recipes, too.

Melissa says:

My boys love Popsicles, but we have cut out artificial food coloring from their diet since one has ADD they have not had any this summer. They would love this living in Las Vegas.

Linda M says:

Chobani Champions, frozen, are our favorite. Kind of packaged like a Zipsicle!

TaraO says:

This is a brilliant product idea! My daughter’s favorite frozen treat is ice cream sandwiches, but she’d love a zipcicle, too!

Amanda Hakola says:

I need these for my son who is allergic to everything (sugar, soy, dairy, wheat, corn, sulfites, chocolate)! I make him pops in other stuff but he totally misses having otter pops like other kids and sucking out the sweetness. I have never seen these and can’t wait to buy some and surprise my little man here soon!

Susan Neergaard says:

I love this idea, my daughter loves fruit but I don’t like all the sugar in frozen pops.

Julie Vaden says:

I made some pops yesterday with my niece and she loves the strawberry lemonade!

Oh yeah! Those are awesome – my kids love those freezer pops, too, and I’d like to be able to offer a healthier pop. Especially since much of the natural or sugar-free stuff has other additives or is too expensive for my budget.

My kids would love mango pops!

Jessica says:

My three boys LOVE the strawberry pops we made out of the strawberries they picked.

Heather says:

What a great idea!

Sarah says:

Pick me! Pick me! I have 2 little girls that would LOVE to make homemade, healthy squeeze-pops!

Sara says:

My kids love freezie pops and popsicles! I have been wanting to try making them homemade for some time but never get around to buying containers for them. The closest I’ve come so far is to freeze Simply Gogurt for them. 😉

Brianne says:

My kids avorite are Orange Juice pops 🙂

Martine says:

I’m so looking forward to making these for my daughter.

Kristen says:

Sadly I don’t think my kids have ever had a popsicle but they do love ice cream! I’d love to share with them the fun of otter pops without sharing all the sugar!

Anne says:

my kids and I made some rocky road popsicles, and they love any fruit, juice pops I give them!

Tiffany says:

My kids love frozen pops, however it would be really nice be to able them healthier options to what is available in stores. If I was able to make my own at home I would be more willing to let them have their favorite treat everyday!

Becky says:

OH! We LOVE pops at our house! Would love to win these! Will probably (definitely) buy some, even if i don’t win!

Robin says:

We love having a cool treat in the freezer in the summer!

Catherine Mericle says:

My son love ice cream. His favorite is chocolate but I bet he would et any flavor in front of him.

cori says:

my kids love good ‘ol otter pops. I love the idea to make your own!

Sharyl says:

My girls love frozen yogurt! I am excited to try the zipcicles, they look amazing! I won’t buy the otter pops because of all the sugar and coloring.

jessie harms says:

My boys love anything coconut 😉

Donita says:

My kids love ice cream. It would be great to offer them some healthy alternatives.

Jackie says:

My little one loves plain yoghurt frozen – these would make ti so much cleaner to eat than in little shapes, or with a spoon!

Heather says:

Frozen Strawberry and yogurt smoothie pops.

Emily G says:

DS loves ice cream cones – but he doesn’t eat the cone 🙂

Cristina says:

Watermelon

kelly f says:

My daughter absolutely LOVES any frozen treat -, icepops, italian ice, shaved ice, froz yogurts, icecream. You name it she loves it….mom too!!!! Our favorite is making homemade icepops togetherusing fresh berries

Shalae T says:

These look really cool, smoothies would be our favorite.

Julie H says:

I have been trying to rig some way to do this exact thing with no success all summer! We experimented with at least 10 different contraptions and I’ve just about given up. I am so excited it already exists! GREEK Yogurt smoothie pops! And Dr.Pepper pops for me if I can successfully hide them in the freezer 😉

Tricia says:

Right now it’s mango or strawberry pops!! Like Zipzicles on FB!!

Denise A says:

This is a great idea. My son always wants me to buy him otter pops because he loves Popsicles. I would love to be able to make my own.

Yanira says:

Coconut and piña colada pops!

Whitney says:

These would be so great to make my own healthier popsicles!

conradgirls says:

Can’t wait to try this awesome invention!

Kera says:

Oh my! That’s awesome! I’m going to have to look into these!

adriann f says:

my kids love frozen kefir pops!

Karen says:

Yippee, this is AWESOME! I like to make ours with 1 c. of fruit puree, 1 c. apple juice, 1 c. homemade yogurt.

Abelone says:

The kids love frozen smoothies and frozen yoghurt. Acctually, not just the kids. I eat my fair share.

Alison says:

My kids love any kind of popsicle!

Me and my kids love pops. Specially the strawberry flavor, it makes our day. So easy to make and so yummy.

kayla says:

are they reusable

Julie says:

The favorite here is coconut orange creamsicles.

Jenny says:

The kids’ current favorite treat is frozen healthy homemade reece’s peanut butter cups.

Farangis says:

What a fantastic idea!
I have a question though: what do you substitute the yogurt with since my girls are allergic to dairy and soy…?
Thanks!

Wendy says:

Where do you get the zipzicle bags?

Heather says:

We made both of these, and that are both huge hits at our house! FYI Wendy, you can order Zipicles online. Amazon has them. I had ordered some last summer and didn’t get around to using them until now – now I am going to need to order more.

Natalie says:

These are some yogurt substitutes:
Coconut cream – allow a can of full-fat coconut milk to settle, skim cream off the top
Pureed silken tofu
Store-bought dairy-free yogurt – there are a growing number of dairy-free yogurt options available in most health food stores, including soy-, almond-, and coconut-based “yogurts.”

Indi says:

Good idea. With all the focus on children’s health, you may want to mention choosing organic strawberries over conventional considering 1) strawberries are loaded with pesticides, and 2) the WHO recently listed glyphosate (roundup – which is used on all kinds of produce) as probably carcinogenic. And these pesticides don’t just wash off since they are absorbed into the fruit.

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