Homemade Popsicles


Thanks to Rob Benes of the Well Fed Network for this inspirational summer recipe… These homemade popsicles are super simple and deliciously fruity.

Special Diet Notes: Homemade Popsicles

By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, peanut-free, and soy-free.

Homemade Popsicles
  • 3 ounces of your favorite Jell-O flavor
  • 1 packet of unsweetened Kool-Aid (a flavor that complements the Jell-0)
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of boiling water
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher that can hold at least 2 quarts, and stir until dissolved.
  2. Next, add enough cold water to make 2 quarts.
  3. Then, pour the mixture into your molds and freeze unit it starts to thicken.
  4. Finally, insert a popsicle stick (if needed, you can find the sticks at your local grocery store) and let it freeze completely.
If you want, you can experiment by adding pureed fruits, but remember by pureeing the fruit you’ll add some additional liquid so may have to adjust the amount of water needed.

Thre are several different popsicle molds available on amazon, varying in price.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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