Fight Cold with Cold: Prepare Your Own Popsicles this Winter

Regardless whether or not you’re a fan of the autumn and winter, fact is colder days have arrived and along with them cold and flu season.

Fevers can be annoying and exhausting and even if you don’t get the flu a sore throat, runny nose and headaches every now and then are likely to happen which is why it’s important to take the measures needed to prevent them like having enough sleep every day, eating more fruits and veggies, drinking plenty of water and getting vaccinated.

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If you do happen to be dealing with a sore throat did you know you can fight it off with a treat? Though we’re often led to think it has the contrary effect, ice cream can be really helpful with soothing as much as cough drops are, great alternative you’d agree as it’s tasty and makes you happy.

You don’t have to rely on ready-made products if you’re up for trying out recipes of your own and surprising loved ones over gatherings, events or daily with homemade popsicles, all you have to do is buy eco-friendly (compostable and biodegradable more specifically) and chic popsicle stick in bulk and plan your flavours. Here are some ideas to inspire you!

Low in Calories, Zero Regrets!

Ice cream isn’t the favourite delicacy of people prone to counting the calories yet as luck would have it we live in an era of healthy trends, so it’s not difficult to find out recipes or create some of your own that contain no other ingredient than fresh fruits.

Same way as you make smoothies, add in all the ingredients you like, be it oranges, berries, banana or strawberries for example, throw in some secret healthy ingredients like chia seeds and coconut water, blend it all, put the mix in cups, freeze them for two hours, place the popsicle stick in the cups and freeze again for another couple of hours. Easy, healthy and tasty!

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A Great Start of the Day!

If there’s one thing coffee lovers approve of it’s more coffee, and what better way to get you in a great mood first thing in the morning than coffee popsicle? All you need is a tasty blend of iced coffee and milk to add more texture, throw in some chocolate to make it sweet and you got yourself the great coffee mix that doesn’t even come in a cup.

Some Like it Classy!

Fans of classy combinations like chocolate and peanut butter certainly wouldn’t be able to resist creating their own chocolate peanut butter popsicles. To make the peanut butter creamy you can add some milk, and if you want to stay on the healthy side at the same time, choose dark chocolate.

Once your peanut butter milk mix is frozen in the popsicle moulds pour over some melted dark chocolate to cover each of them and freeze again. Don’t be surprised if it takes you just as fast to eat them as it takes you to prepare them!

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