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Recipe: Gourmet Popsicles

Popsicles are delicious, refreshing and becoming very popular this summer! Learn how to make two gourmet recipes at home from Chef Alisha Pierre.



Serves 8


1 large avocado, ripe (about 1 cup packed flesh)

1 and ½ cups Rice Milk, Almond milk, or coconut milk unsweetened

1/2 cup agave

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Pinch of salt


Scoop the avocado pulp

Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.

Pour the mixture into an ice pop mold. It should make approximately 8 pops

Freeze for 8 hours or longer. Run warm water over the mold to release the pops and store extras in a freezer bag.

Black Forest Cherry Popsicles

Serves 8


  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp honey
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¾ Cup All Fruit Cherry (or your favorite flavor)
  • ½ cup dark chocolate, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp coconut oil , melted
  • ¼ cup chopped pistachios


  1. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, honey, and vanilla.
  2. Add a spoonful of yogurt to each mold, followed by a spoonful of cherry all-fruit. Keep adding yogurt and cherry, in alternating layers, until the molds are full. With a skinny utensil (like the handle of a fork or straw), gently swirl a few times to slightly combine the layers. Freeze until hard (at least 6 hours)
  3. Before removing Popsicles from the freezer, make the chocolate sauce by adding chocolate and coconut oil to a heat-resistant bowl. Microwave for 30 second intervals until almost melted, stir until completely melted, letting the residual heat finish the work. Stir constantly until most of the chocolate is melted.
  4. Remove Popsicles from the freezer and run them under warm water for a few seconds to loosen them up. Remove each from the mold, drizzle with chocolate, and quickly sprinkle with chopped almonds.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the freezer.