How To Make Elderberry Popsicles
Sure, Elderberry Syrup is super yummy, but what about Elderberry Syrup Popsicles?! This is a summertime favorite around our house and a really great way to pack in some nutrition and immune-boosting elderberries. You're going to love them!
My daughter loves these popsicles so much, she wants to run around and share them with all of the neighborhood kids and set up a popsicle stand outside. This kid is on to something, maybe she’ll be a businesswoman like her mama?
Anyway, I’ve tried to make these various ways, and I think I finally came up with a super rockin’ recipe! Check it out, try it, and let me know what you think.
Immune Boosting Elderberry Popsicle Recipe
- ½ Cup Elderberry Syrup (I made mine from our DIY Elderberry Syrup Kit Here)
- 1 Cup Farm Fresh (or Frozen) Blueberries
- 1 ½ Cup Fresh (or Frozen) Strawberries
- ½ Cup Beets (because Veggies)
- 1 Cup Greens, I used 3 Kale leaves, and 3 leaves of Beet Greens From our Garden
- ½ Cup Coconut Milk (We use homemade coconut milk)
- 1 Cup Fresh Pressed Apple Juice
- 1 TBL Fresh Lime Juice
Pour it all into your blender, mix it up, taste it, and adjust to your liking. Need it sweeter, add more apple juice, etc. Then when it’s perfected, pour it into your favorite popsicle molds to freeze overnight. The next day you’ve got kiddos filled with joy, and boosting their immune systems. Pretty ideal during a pandemic!
Go ahead, try the recipe - if you love it let me know, and most definitely share it with your friends. There’s no better time than now to help take care of each other in the most delicious ways!
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About The Author: Melissa Mutterspaugh
Melissa lives in Oregon, in the foothills of Mount Hood. She's a clinical herbalist, environmental educator, mother, wilderness therapist, lover, nemophilist, music loving maniac, and the founder of Mountain Mel's Essential Goods. She is passionate about inspiring others to take better care of our planet, through taking better care of themselves, naturally!