Image from Anni Daulter’s book: Ice Pop Joy
Anna and I just adore author, Anni Daulter and all that she has done to support women in the kitchen! As well as pregnancy! She has a baby food cookbook, Organically Raised, that Anna used a lot with her 2nd child. And need I remind that Anni and Tim launched a home delivery organic babyfood service just in time for both Anna and I with our firsts, and my Roma had much of her first foods thanks to Bohemian Baby.
My favorite book of all time of Anni’s is Ice Pop Joy. It is the perfect way to take the fun of popsicles and make them nutritious. Kids LOVE pops, and so do adults. It is a wonderful way to introduce new foods to toddlers as well as to cool EVERYONE down. For pregnant women and for nursing moms, hydration is so very important. I believe that these recipes not only can easily convert to a smoothie (obviously, just drink it instead of freezing). But, making a pop for the pregnant or nursing mom is fun too. I know Labor Day is over, and school as started, but officially Fall is not for a few weeks, and let’s face it, it is still bloody hot in most places in the country.
Anna and I encourage you to use organic products whenever you cook, smoothie, or pop!
Introducing Ice Pops for Breakfast!
- 1/4 cup almond butter
- 3 bananas
- 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts
- 1/2 tablespoon wheat germ
- 1 cup plain yogurt
Combine almond butter and bananas in blender and puree. Add walnuts, wheat germ, and yogurt, and blend well. Pour mixture into chosen pop molds and put sticks in place. Freeze pops until solid. Makes 4 five ounce pops.
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