Get the Skinny on DIY Electrolyte-rich Popsicles

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The heat is rising, which means we need to take extra care to stay hydrated. But that doesn’t have to mean just more and more water. Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on 3 easy recipes for delicious and refreshing popsicles with more electrolytes than a sports drink – and without the added sugar!

Compare to 4 ounces of sports drink: 50 mg sodium, 12 mg potassium, 0 calcium

Banana Cream Delite

Makes 4 servings

Banana Cream Delite
Banana Cream Delite

Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for at least 4 hours.

Per serving:

160 calories, 7.5 grams fat, 15 grams carbohydrate, 4 grams fiber, 8 grams sugar, 10 grams protein

Electrolytes: 105 mg sodium, 425 mg potassium, 60 mg calcium


Berry Refreshing Ice Pops

Makes 6-8 servings

Berry Refreshing Ice Pops
Berry Refreshing Ice Pops
  • 1 bottle Zico coconut water
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves
  • Pinch of Swerve Sugar Replacer

Combine all ingredients in a blender and puree until smooth. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for at least 4 hours.

 Per serving:

35 calories, 0 fat, 0 sat fat, 8 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 4.5 grams sugar, 0.5 grams protein

Electrolytes: 50 mg sodium, 245 mg potassium, 10 mg calcium


Chocolate ICONIC Freezer Pops

Makes 3 servings

Chocolate ICONIC Freezer Pops
Chocolate ICONIC Freezer Pops
  • One carton chocolate ICONIC protein drink (or other ready-to-drink low-carb protein drink)
  • Dash of salt

Add both ingredients to a blender or shaker cup and mix to combine. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze for at least 4 hours.

 Per serving:

45 calories, 0 fat, 0 sat fat, 2.5 grams carbohydrate, 1.3 grams fiber, 1 gram sugar, 7 grams protein

Electrolytes: 100 mg sodium, 126 mg potassium, 83 mg calcium

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Recipes by Amanda Arbeit, Tulane Public Health student + intern with Elmwood Fitness Center|Eat Fit NOLA

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