If you are not fond of kiwifruit, which is a very healthy fruit, make these interesting and simple frozen treats and we are sure that you will start to love it. Kiwi is actually good for you. It abounds with vitamins C, E and K and various minerals including potassium, also calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, and copper.
It contains flavonoids and carotenoids – powerful antioxidants that protect against cardiovascular disease and cancer, and lutein and zeaxanthin that are important for good vision. Studies have shown that kiwi helps with respiratory diseases, and they call it a natural antidepressant because it contains serotonin “happiness hormone”.
Kiwi is rich in fibers and improves digestion and detoxification. Because it is low-calorie and extremely rich in so-called phytonutrients that are beneficial for health it balances fat and blood sugar
Because of these amazing properties of kiwi, we bring you a recipe that you can’t resist even if you aren’t a fan of this awesome green fruit.
Kiwi And Dark Chocolate Popsicles
Healthy summer refreshment is a challenge for all of us. That’s why you should make these cool fruity treats that will surely delight you. All you need for these popsicles are ice cream sticks, kiwi, and dark chocolate.
You will need the following ingredients:
- Half a cup of chopped dark chocolate
- 3 peeled kiwis
- One tablespoon of coconut oil
- a few ice cream sticks
First, cut the kiwis into little thicker rounds. Then, make a little cut on each kiwi and in it place the ice cream sticks. Melt the chocolate with the coconut oil on a double boiler set on low heat. Afterward, leave the chocolate to cool down to room temperature. In the end, dip each kiwi stick into the chocolate and place it on a pan lined with cooking paper.
When you’ve dipped all the popsicles in chocolate, put them for a few hours in the freezer, and that’s it. Remove them from the freezer and enjoy!
For this recipe, you can use other fruits as well (bananas, strawberries, peaches), but the kiwi seems the most interesting and most effective. Will you make them?
Reference & Image: Chocolate Kiwi Popsicles – Simple Saturday