Cucumber Mint Mojito Popsicle

CUCUMBER MINT MOJITO

MAKES 5 OR 6 (3-OUNCE) POPS

 

The perfect way to cool down and quench your thirst in the midst of summer heat, this pop is all about hydration. Cucumber has the highest water content of any food, and contains an antioxidant called quercetin, which has been found to be anti-inflammatory and bloat-reducing. The lime adds sunscreen-like qualities (citrus zest has been shown to be a skin protectant!) as well as an awesome zip in the flavor, while the mint complements it with an icy burst of refreshment.

 

1 medium cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped

Zest and juice of 1 lime

¼ cup lightly packed fresh mint leaves

1 cup water

2 tablespoons honey

 

  1. Blend together all the ingredients until very smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into pop molds and freeze for 1 hour, then insert sticks and freeze for at least 4 hours more, or until solid.

 


Reprinted from Glow Pops. Copyright © 2017 by Liz Moody. Photography by Lauren Volo. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House, LLC.

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