Enjoy these decidedly adult Popsicle, which includes cooling cucumber (super hydrating), vitamin C-infused lime, and digestion-friendly mint. More refreshing than sweet, these pops are a perfect mid-afternoon snack — they’ll perk you up without causing your blood sugar to spike!
Cucumber, Lime & Mint CandyCourse: SmoothieCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Medium
1 cucumber, roughly chopped
¼ cup agave syrup (nectar)
⅓ cup lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves
2½ cups water
2 baby cucumbers, thinly sliced
- Place the cucumbers in a small food processor and process until smooth.
- Using a fine sieve, strain the mixture and discard the pulp to create approximately ¼ cup (60ml) of liquid. Place the liquid in a medium jug, add the agave, lime juice, mint and water and whisk to combine.
- Divide and pour the mixture into 8 x ⅓-cup-capacity (80ml) popsicle molds and freeze the molds for 1 hour. Insert popsicle sticks and freeze for a further 2–3 hours or until frozen.