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Healthy Frozen Dessert Ideas for Kids to Make

Summer is here! Western Washington can take a while to warm up properly. But when it does, we are armed and ready, with this collection of healthy frozen dessert ideas for kids to make!

Healthy Frozen Dessert Ideas for Kids

Instead of turning to store-bought popsicles, ice pops, and ice cream, which are packed with sugar and not much else, you and the kids can make these healthy alternatives. With only a few ingredients and a bit of planning ahead, you can put a tasty finishing touch on that perfect summer day.

Healthy Frozen Dessert Ideas for Kids: Popsicles and Ice Pops

Mango Popsicles with Pineapple Juice

Frozen mango chunks, pineapple juice, and a hint of lime are blended together for flavorful mango popsicles that make the perfect healthy treat.

Frozen Dessert Pineapple Mango Popsicles

Creamy Chocolate Fudge Popsicles

These fudgesicles are completely vegan, and naturally sweetened with dates – but that doesn’t keep them from being a delicious frozen dessert!

frozen dessert creamy fudgsicle

Firecracker Popsicles

With coconut milk and fresh berries, this frozen dessert is a great treat for a Fourth of July celebration. Or any other day of the summer!

frozen dessert coconut berry popsicle

Strawberry Coconut Pops

These yummy strawberry coconut pops have only three ingredients – strawberries, coconut milk, and honey – to make a delicious dairy-free frozen treat.

frozen dessert strawberry coconut popsicles

Raspberry Coconut Smoothie Popsicles

These smoothie popsicles are as pretty as they are delicious!

frozen dessert raspberry coconut popsicle

Low-Carb Strawberry Freezer Pops

Kids will have fun eating these freezer push pops. Moms will love that they’re a healthy frozen dessert with no added sugar.

frozen dessert strawberry freezer pops

Healthy Peach Yogurt Popsicles

Frozen peaches and peach yogurt combine to make this delicious frozen dessert. And how cute are those popsicle molds?

frozen dessert peach yogurt popsicles

Raspberry Blueberry Granola Yogurt Popsicles

These beautiful layered popsicles are like a yogurt parfait in a popsicle.

frozen dessert raspberry blueberry yogurt granola popsicles

Banana Berry Smoothie Pops

Your favorite berry smoothie in a healthy frozen dessert.

frozen dessert banana berry smoothie pops

Low-Carb Fudge Popsicles

This frozen dessert is made from a creamy chocolate custard. Older kids can simmer the custard themselves. Younger kids will definitely need help.

frozen dessert low carb fudge popsicles

Watermelon Ice Pops

This refreshing frozen dessert is a simple blend of fresh watermelon, chia seeds, mint, and coconut water.

frozen dessert watermelon ice pops

Healthy Frozen Dessert Ideas for Kids: Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt

Ice cream cones are a traditional part of summer, but what if you want your kids to have more fruit and less added sugar? Try these delicious ice creams and frozen yogurts!

Strawberry Banana Frozen Yogurt

With strawberry season coming fast, here’s a great frozen yogurt recipe to use up your harvest!

frozen dessert strawberry banana frozen yogurt

Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream

Avocado replaces dairy and adds healthy fats to this faux-ice cream frozen dessert.

frozen dessert avocado chocolate ice cream

Blueberry Ice Cream

This healthy frozen treat uses frozen bananas instead of dairy.

frozen dessert blueberry ice cream

5 Minute Creamy Mango Ice Cream

Frozen mango and coconut milk are blended for this creamy dreamy frozen dessert.

Frozen Dessert Mango Ice cream

No-Churn Dairy-Free Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

Frozen bananas and strawberries make a delicious ice cream.

frozen dessert dairy free strawberry banana ice cream

No-Churn Coconut Peach Ice Cream

This creamy coconut milk and peach ice cream is easily made in the food processor.

frozen dessert coconut peach ice cream

Healthy Frozen Dessert Ideas for Kids: More Fun Treats

Here are a few more creative frozen dessert ideas to try with your kids.

Frozen Yogurt Bites

Your kids will love to pop these yogurt bites out of their molds!

frozen dessert yogurt bites

Mixed Berry Granitas

These granitas would make a great frozen dessert for a party. There is a little added sugar, and younger kids will need help with boiling the simple syrup.

healthy frozen desserts for kids to make

Berry Oatmeal Frozen Yogurt Bites

Aren’t these frozen yogurt bites adorable? Your kids will love to help make these – and eat them!

frozen dessert berry oatmeal bites

Frozen Yogurt Fruit Bark Cookies

These pretty frozen yogurt “cookies” are a healthy frozen dessert that kids will love to decorate themselves.

frozen dessert yogurt fruit cookies

So, what are you waiting for? Let’s take summer by storm with these delicious healthy frozen desserts for kids and adults alike to enjoy! This is going to be the best summer ever.


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