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Saturday 30 July 2016

Super Power Ice Block Lolly : LCHF Summer Snack : Full Of Goodness

These 'Super Power Ice Blocks' are full of goodness and just perfect for a LCHF Summer Snack! The grand-children (aged 4 - 12 years) love 'snacks' like these, but I'm sure even younger children would like them to! They can even be poured into ice cube trays, frozen and added to smoothies, which our daughter-in-law loves too.

Serves 12
250ml/ 8.5fl.oz unsweetened yoghurt
250ml/ 8.5fl.oz coconut cream
100g/ 3.5oz frozen or fresh berries
30g/ 1oz cocoa powder
75g/ 2.6oz silverbeet/spinach chopped
2 (5ml) teaspoons chia seeds
100ml/ 3.4fl.oz full fat milk
1 (15ml) tbs granulated stevia (or sweetener of choice) to taste

This makes a LARGE volume, you can make a smaller volume if you wish and adjust the ingredients accordingly.
You can also drink this as a smoothie instead of freezing.

Serving size: 1 Ice Block

Calories: 85 Fat: 6.5g Carbohydrates: 3g Sugar: 1.8g Fibre: 0.6g Protein: 3.2g

Please see making instructions at Libby's, Ditch The Carbs Site here

two of our grand-children enjoyed a snack similar to this after tennis
this recipe can be adapted to suit tastes

... we bring a variety of recipe ideas to this blog, and not all may be suitable for you. If you may have any food allergies, or underlying health issues these must always be taken into account.

All the best Jan


Sara - Villa Emilia said...

Looks delicious... and such cute little tennis players! :)

Francisco Manuel Carrajola Oliveira said...

Que delicias e gostei de ver os campeões.
Um abraço e bom fim de semana.

Phil Slade said...

That was sounding good until the Spinach. Popeye, five-a-day tales of eating helthy cut no ice with my two girls I'm afraid. they will eat petis-pois soemtimes but only under protest. Nice try though Jan.

Lowcarb team member said...

Thanks Sara, and pleased you also saw my reply to your query on the cucumbers in a previous post here

These two love being out-doors and this summer have discovered the delight of tennis, they are enjoying it.

They also love a fresh fruit type ice block / lolly and this recipe allows you to adjust it, as appropriate, to suit tastes.

Enjoy your weekend

All the best Jan

Lowcarb team member said...

Francisco translation
"What delights and enjoyed seeing the champions.
A hug and good weekend "

Many thanks Francisco ( Muito obrigado Francisco )
Wishing you a good weekend too ( Desejando-lhe um bom fim de semana muito )

All the best Jan ( Todo o melhor Jan )

Lowcarb team member said...

Hello Phil
Well good to hear they will eat petis pois !

It is very often difficult to encourage children (sometimes adults) to eat vegetables. I find recipes like this which 'hide' some inner goodness can be successful.

The secret is to keep trying and just introduce one new flavour / taste at a time. It may not happen instantly but is well worth trying.

Libby has a great series of posts about that here

Wishing you and the family a great weekend

All the best Jan

Anonymous said...

Your grandchildren are so cute. How lucky they are to enjoy such a delicious and healthy treat. Thank you for the recipe. Have a good weekend.

Jo said...

What a fabulous photo of your two little tennis playing cuties. Those healthy lollies look great, a good alternative to those packed full of junk.

Debbie said...

i find all of your recipes to be light and fresh with really amazing, good for you ingredients!!! the grands are adorable, what a great image of them!!! hoping that you are having a wonderful weekend!!!

Lowcarb team member said...

Hello Mildred, and many thanks for your comment.
These two thoroughly enjoyed their tennis morning.
They do enjoy these type of snacks, and the joy of this recipe is it can be adapted to suit favourite tastes, it also works well as a smoothie too!

Enjoy the remainder of the weekend.

All the best Jan

TexWisGirl said...

how cute are they!! yummy treats for them!

Lowcarb team member said...

Jo ... these lolly's are a great alternative to those readily available in shops which can contain so much sugar, and not much in nutrient goodness!
It's always lovely to see the grand-children out and about enjoying themselves.

Many thanks for your comment - have a lovely weekend

All the best Jan

Lowcarb team member said...

Debbie, thank you so much for your lovely comments.
I do try and bring a variety of recipe ideas ... hopefully something for everyone to enjoy.

These two had a fabulous time at tennis, great to see happy smiling faces.

Best wishes to you and hubs - enjoy your weekend

All the best Jan

Lowcarb team member said...

Hello Tex - they do enjoy a healthy snack like these, goes down a treat after tennis, swimming or even coming home from school!

Thanks for your comment, wishing you a great weekend

All the best Jan

happyone said...

Cute picture of the grands. : )

Lowcarb team member said...

Many thanks Karen, they do look cute don't they.
Happy Sunday Wishes

All the best Jan

Red Rose Alley said...

I enjoy seeing pictures of your grandchildren, Jan. They are adorable, and I look forward to having some of my own. Jess has to marry first (one step at a time, Sheri). :)

Snowbird said...

Just look at those guys! Gorgeous! Good to know they are eating healthy too!xxx

Lisa said...

Lovely picture of your grandchildren!
Cool berry treats always go down well here as well.
Lisa x