Credit: prettypaperlove

Credit: prettypaperlove

I know what you're thinking...these look so good!!!

Believe me when I say these are so delicious & super easy to make. All we did was blend up a quick smoothie & freeze it!

These are perfect for those hot humid days that are creeping in right now. Prep them the day/night before & you're all set for some cool treats that you & even your kids will love!


Blend up smoothie contents. We put in:

- Handful of frozen strawberries & bananas
- 1 single yogurt
- About 1-2 cups of orange juice

The size requirements depends on how many popsicles you're making. 


Pour into popsicle holders & freeze over night, or until completely frozen. 

See, easy peasy lemon squeezy!

Now go make some for the weekend ahead! Have a good one everyone.



Credit: prettypaperlove

Credit: prettypaperlove

Summer is here, which means hot sunny days & a cold drink in hand. At prettypaperlove we are big fans of smoothies; for breakfast, lunch or just a little snack. You could even spike up your smoothies by adding your favourite liquor! Yum! Check out what smoothies we enjoyed this weekend. They were absolutely delicious!

We first did a little reading about some superfoods & bought some yummy ingredients for our smoothies:

• Chia Seeds
• Maqui Powder
• Dried Goji Berries
• Pomegranate Juice
• Almond Milk
• Frozen Strawberries & Raspberries
• Dates
• Grapefruit
• Oranges
• Pomegranates
• Spinach
• Canned Peaches (the fresh peaches weren't quite ripe)

Freeze your spinach

If you're not a fan of spinach but you know you need to get more greens in your body, we suggest freezing your spinach. Frozen spinach blends a lot easier into smoothies & it crumbles up so you won't even know its there. So sneaky!

Thicker, Creamier Smoothies

If you have some bananas on the verge of going bad, slice them up & put them in your freezer. When you are craving a thicker smoothie, add some of your frozen bananas to your smoothie. If you don't have bananas but you want a creamy texture, scoop in an avocado. Sound weird, but its actually fantastic!

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Raspberry Peach Smoothie

1 can of peaches
1.5 cups of frozen raspberries
3-4 large pitted dates
1 cup almond milk
2 tbsp chia seeds
2 cups of ice

A splash of raspberry vodka

Pomegranate Orange Smoothie

1 peeled orange
2 tbsp dried goji berries
1 cup pomegranate juice
1 cup almond milk
1 handful of frozen spinach
2 cups of ice

A splash of blueberry acai vodka

Pomegranate Grapefruit Smoothie

2 cups frozen strawberries
1 large peeled grapefruit
1.5 cups pomegranate juice
3 tsp maqui berry powder
1 handful of frozen spinach
2 cups of ice

A splash of gin

Smoothies are very a simple on-the-go refreshing treat. If you're feeling extra hungry in the mornings, add some protein powder to your smoothie. That should keep you full & energized all morning! The sky is the limit with what you can put into a smoothie & thats what makes them so great!

Share your smoothie recipes & tips with us in the comment box below. Also tag us in your photos on Instagram to show us your summertime smoothies!

Happy Blending!