These coconut chia mango delights are my new favorite popsicle. Because they are nutritious, vegan, and naturally sweetened, they are great for both kids and adults.
On a hot summer day, there is nothing quite as satisfying as sinking your teeth into a cold, refreshing popsicle. And when that popsicle is packed with wholesome ingredients like coconut, chia seeds, and sweet, juicy mango, you know you're in for a real treat. Say hello to my new obsession: coconut chia mango popsicles. Not only are these popsicles incredibly delicious, but they are also incredibly healthy. They're vegan, naturally sweetened, and bursting with flavor.
And the best part? They're perfect for both kids and adults. Whether you're lounging by the pool or running errands around town, these popsicles are sure to hit the spot. I created this coconut chia mango popsicle recipe (and the next four!) before jetting off to places that I love, so I could enjoy my travels without the stress of recipe development. As someone who's learned a thing or two about traveling abroad, I know that the last thing you want to worry about when exploring a new country is what you're going to eat.
So I made sure to have these popsicles on hand, ready to cool me down and satisfy my sweet tooth at a moment's notice. And with the sun shining bright this season, there's no better time to indulge in these tropical treats. I don't know about you, but I'm a total sucker for anything mango-flavored. Whether it's a mango smoothie, mango smoothie bowl, or even a raw coconut macadamia mango cheesecake, I can't get enough. But today, these coconut chia mango popsicles are stealing the show.
How to Refrigerate Coconut Chia Mango Popsicles:
Let your coconut chia mango popsicles cool to room temperature after preparing them. After that, put them in a fridge after transferring them to an airtight container. They can last up to a week.
How to Freeze Coconut Chia Mango Popsicles:
You may freeze your popsicles if you wish to keep them for longer than a week. Let them to cool to room temperature after preparation. After that, carefully wrap each popsicle in plastic wrap or parchment paper before putting it in a freezer-safe container. Ensure sure the date and contents are written on the container's label. They can last up to two months.
How to Reheat Coconut Chia Mango Popsicles (If Required):
You must defrost your coconut chia mango popsicles if you have frozen them and wish to consume them once again. The simplest method for doing this is to remove them from the freezer and put them in the fridge for the night. To defrost them more rapidly, you may also submerge them in a dish of warm water for a few minutes. Once they have defrosted, you can eat them as is or briefly reheat them in the microwave.
In summary, coconut chia mango popsicles are a delicious, healthy, and refreshing treat that you can enjoy all summer long. You can make a batch of these popsicles with only a few basic ingredients and instructions, then keep them in the refrigerator or freezer for a convenient snack anytime you need one. Whether you're lounging by the pool, taking a break from work, or looking for a healthier alternative to ice cream, these popsicles are sure to hit the spot.
Can I add other ingredients to the popsicles, such as nuts or chocolate chips?
Yes, you can add other ingredients to the popsicles if you like. Chopped nuts, chocolate chips, or shredded coconut would all be great additions.
Can I use another sweetener with maple syrup?
Sure, you are welcome to use any sweetener of your choosing in this recipe. Both honey and agave nectar would be suitable.
Are these popsicles possible to prepare without a blender?
While a blender is recommended for this recipe to ensure that the ingredients are well combined, you can still make these popsicles without one. Simply mash the mango with a fork until it's smooth, and mix the other ingredients in a bowl until well combined.
COCONUT CHIA MANGO POPSICLES
- 13.5 oz can full fat coconut milk
- 2 tablespoon chia seeds
- 1 tablespoon maple or honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 mango, peeled, seed removed
- Whisk together the coconut milk, chia seeds, maple and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl. Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or more.
- Add the mango to a food processor and pulse several times to make a puree.
- Fill the molds of a 10-serving popsicle maker by alternating the mango puree and coconut chia mix. Add popsicle sticks and freezer for at least 2 hours.