Saturday, June 21, 2014

Recipe ReDux Post # 23 Strawberry Watermelon Popsicles With a Hint of Rose

“Floral Flavors” is the June Recipe ReDux theme and the challenge was to develop a recipe using edible flowers or products made with them. Now this was totally foreign territory for me and I was definitely intrigued and a bit intimidated to say the least!  Rose extract seemed like a fun ingredient to try so I decided to go with it and create a healthy popsicle recipe to celebrate the start of summer.  This recipe is clean, easy, delicious and super low calorie! Plus the hint of rose goes a long way to add a unique, almost royal flavor.  Try it out and check out these flowery creations made by the awesome Recipe Redux folks!


1 generous cup of cubed seedless watermelon
1 heaping cup of sliced strawberries
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of honey
1/8 teaspoon rose extract (optional)
6 3-4 ounce popsicle holders


Add the watermelon, honey, lemon juice and rose to a blender and blend for 30-60 seconds. Then throw in the strawberries and blend another minute or so until a smooth mixture is formed.  Add about 1/3 cup to each popsicle holder for a total of 6 popsicles and freeze for 6-8 hours.

Makes 6 popsicles, six servings

Serving size: 1 popsicle Calories 30 Protein 0 g Carb 8 g Fiber 1 g Sugars  7g Fat  0 g Saturated fat 0 g Sodium 0 mg


Serena Ball June 21, 2014 at 12:37 PM  

Wow! Could these refreshing treats be any easier! Love the fruit, tart lemon and floral flavors!

jillconyers June 21, 2014 at 1:17 PM  

Watermelon and rose. What a fun flavor combination.

Nikki @ The Kids Menu June 21, 2014 at 7:04 PM  

These look lovely,although a little too chilli for us below the equator at this time of year - I'll pencil them in for summer =)

Jennifer Pullman June 22, 2014 at 7:06 AM  

Love popsicles made with real ingredients!

Sarah Grace June 22, 2014 at 2:36 PM  

I love all things watermelon!
Great addition of the rose flavor for this months theme :)
xoxo Sarah Grace, Fresh Fit N Healthy.

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