These 3-ingredient Sweet Beet Popsicles are a baby, toddler and kid favorite and are going to be a staple in your house this summer!  Delicious, refreshing and creamy, these frozen treats go beyond just a tasty pop, they are also full of veggies, fruit and protein. Plus – there are 5 fun flavors to try!

This post is in partnership with Beech-Nut, but all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the companies that help make Baby FoodE possible! The original post has been updated.

Sweet Beet Popsicles

In my house, during the hot summer months, popsicles are our meal of choice.

Quick and Cold Breakfast ✔️
Mid-Morning Park Snack ✔️
Fast Lunch before Naps ✔️
Afternoon Pool Snack ✔️
Get in the Car Bribe ✔️
Pre-Dinner Snack ✔️
After-Dinner Dessert ✔️

I am not kidding when I say that I serve my girls popsicles any time of the day, all day long.

But I don’t serve them just any popsicles, and certainly not the popsicles you find at the grocery store that are full of processed sugar and barely there fruit or veggies.

Nope, those popsicles are way too sweet for us😬.

My any-time, any-where popsicles are full of minimally processed veggies, fruits and protein all sweetened with just a touch of honey.

Perfectly sweet and perfectly healthy👏!

The key to my amazing healthy (and tasty) popsicles is using pre-made baby food puree.

Okay, I realize that sounds a little weird, baby food puree for a popsicle🤔?!

Truth is, baby food puree makes for the perfect popsicle starter! Full of whole fruits and veggies that are already pureed into a smooth and creamy consistency – baby food puree makes for the perfect popsicle. Plus, by using pre-made baby puree it makes the prep time on this recipe right under 5 minutes!

All you have to do is add in 2 other simple ingredients into the baby food puree – honey and yogurt. Both of which, I know you already have on hand. Then all you do is spoon the filling into your favorite popsicle mold, freeze and you have healthy and homemade popsicles for baby, toddler and the kids.

For this recipe, we are using one of my favorite pre-made baby food purees beets, pear & pomegranate from Beech-Nut.

This Sweet Beet Dreamsicles are full of veggies (beets), fruits (pear and pomegranates), protein (plain Greek yogurt) and a touch of honey. Healthy enough to be called a meal any time of day👍!

If you already have a secret stash of frozen purees in your freezer, then by all means, use those first! Homemade is always best!!

Plus I give you 5 more fun flavors to try below!

ingredients to bake these sweet beet popsicles for baby, toddler and kids.

Ingredients

  • Baby Food Puree: we are going to use a pre-made baby food puree for these popsicles to keep it super simple. I used a jar of beets, pear & pomegranate puree from beech-nut, but you can use any brand of baby food puree or applesauce you prefer.
  • Yogurt: we are going to use a plain
  • Honey: we are going to use honey as a natural sweetener for these popsicles. You can also use maple syrup or agave nectar if you prefer. Omit honey for babies under 1 year of age.

Instructions

  1. In one small bowl, we stir together a jar of beets, pear & pomegranate puree with a drizzle of honey. If serving to baby under the age of one – omit the honey.
  2. In another small bowl, we stir together a couple of spoonfuls of plain yogurt and a touch of honey for sweetness.
  3. You can build the popsicles two different ways. The first way you can spoon the yogurt into the bowl with the puree mixture and lightly swirl together before spooning everything into the popsicle mold. The second way you spoon the yogurt first into the popsicle mold, then spoon the puree into the popsicle mold, then finally swirl the puree and yogurt together with a stick or dull knife. Either way, the taste is still amazing.
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Tray of ice with popsicles and baby food jar laying on top.

5 Flavor Combos to Try

Because, I know you will be making (and eating) popsicles all summer long, here are some more delicious combinations for you to try this summer –

  • Beet the Heat Popsicle: stir a 4.25-ounce jar of just raspberry, apple & beets + 3 tbsp honey + 2 tbsp plain yogurt swirled in. Follow the recipes below.
  • Tropical Tot Pop: stir a 4.25-ounce jar of sweet potato, orange & pineapple + 2 tbsp maple syrup + 2 tbsp coconut creme swirled in. Follow the directions below. (this might be Ellie’s favorite! She ate 3 in one sitting).
  • Strawberry Lemonade: mix together a 4.25-ounce jar of just apple, strawberry & beets + 1/4 cup organic lemonade. You can add in a little yogurt swirl if you wish.
  • Chocolatey Banana + Peanut Butter – mix together a 4.25-ounce jar of just banana puree + 1 tbsp cocoa powder + 1 tbsp peanut butter + 2 tbsp of honey + 2 tbsp plain yogurt (my personal favorite). Mix together all ingredients and spoon into popsicle molds.
  • Mango + Lime Popsicle – mix together a 4.25-ounce jar of just mango + 2 tbsp coconut milk + 1 tbsp honey + 1 tsp lime juice

Those are some of my families favorites. But you can use whichever baby puree you have on hand to make these delicious popsicles.

So now that we have our meals planned for the next 3 weeks, what are your favorite ways to beat the summer heat?

popsicles fanned out on a blue napkin.

Other Great Frozen treats


popsicles fanned out on a blue napkin.

Get the recipe: Sweet Beet Popsicles (plus, 5 fun flavors to try!)

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These 3-ingredient Sweet Beet Popsicles are a baby, toddler and kid favorite and are going to be a staple in your house this summer!  Delicious, refreshing and creamy, these frozen treats go beyond just a tasty pop, they are also full of veggies, fruit and protein. Plus – there are 5 fun flavors to try!

Ingredients 

  • 1 jar of Beech-Nut baby puree (4.25 ounces), I used beet, pear, pomegranate puree
  • 3 tbsp honey, separated (see notes below)
  • 2 tbsp full-fat plain yogurt

Instructions 

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the puree and 2 tbsp of honey. In another small bowl, whisk together the yogurt and the remaining 1 tbsp honey.
    spread of making baby food.
  • Evenly divide the yogurt mixture, roughly 1/2 teaspoon, into each popsicle mold. Next, spoon in the puree mixture until you are at the fill line. Take a long stick and swirl the mixture to make a marbled effect. Tap the tray on the counter a couple of times to make sure you don’t have any air bubbles.
    Popsicle mold filled with yogurt, baby food puree and honey.
  • Insert the sticks, and place in the freezer for at least 5 hours or preferably overnight.
    Sweet beet popsicles in a popsicle mold tra.

Notes

Age: 9+ months. For babies under 1 year of age, omit the honey. 
Note about Honey: if you are making and serving these pops to kids under 1 year of age, omit the honey and use maple syrup or no sweetener at all. 
Notes on Baby Food: I used a jar of  beech-nut brand baby food for these popsicles, but you can use any brand of baby food puree or applesauce you prefer.
Note about Popsicle Tray: this recipe fills the zoku mini mold perfectly and makes around 5.4-ounces or just over half a cup. If you have a larger popsicle mold, feel free to double or even triple this recipe.
Yield: 9 mini popsicles
Storage: these popsicles will last 1 month in the freezer
 

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This post is in partnership with Beech-Nut, but all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the companies that help make Baby FoodE possible!