Saturday, June 14, 2008

Do You Make Your Own Popsicles?

We've made our own for years. Nothing tastes better than a popsicle on a hot summer afternoon, but one look at the ingredients of most store purchased pops reveals lots of sugar or artificial sweeteners and added chemical colors like yellow #5 and red #40--additives that have been linked to behavior, learning, and health troubles for some kids.

Better quality pops tend to carry a higher price and with the price of food rising they way it is, homemade pops just might be economically beneficial as well.

Here are some simple recipes and ideas for homemade popsicles...

Healthy Kid's Snacks

Epicurious.com

Cooks.com

Enjoy!