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You could have it as a snack if you wanted to, but the best summer days are the ones where ice cream, popsicles, and other cold treats are perfectly acceptable as meals. You know the days I mean, right? It’s like the summer version of having breakfast for dinner.

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These are ridiculously easy to make, and you know that if I’m saying that, kindergarten classes everywhere could handle it.

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The strawberry lemonade popsicles have two ingredients. Two! There are more letters in that word than there are ingredients! Simply cut the stems off of a few strawberries, throw them in your blender or food processor with a few squirts of lemon juice, and you’re almost done!

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I chopped up a few extra pieces to throw in and make my popsicles chunky, but you’re free to skip this step if that weirds you out a little. You could also add a little bit of honey or sugar if you wanted to, but these are most likely sweet enough on their own depending on the taste of your strawberries.

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For a really sweet snack, I suggest the fudgesicles.

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I poured a cup of milk (I used coconut) into a mason jar, added a packet of hot chocolate, a scoop of PB2, some chia seeds, and a reasonable (to no one) amount of chocolate chips. Shake it all up and pour it into your popsicle mold.

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Don’t be alarmed if you see some chunks – the chia seeds will swell a little and help make these more of a fudgesicle consistency instead of just some frozen milk.

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Stick them in your freezer for a few hours and then stick them in your mouth!

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You can make just one, or you can make them both! And if you don’t approve of popsicle dinners, try one for dessert. Totally laid back. Just like summer. 🙂

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