8 Healthy Popsicle Recipes You Can Actually Eat for Breakfast

8 Healthy Popsicle Recipes You Can Actually Eat for Breakfast

Come summer, keeping your cool can get tricky. And kicking off a scorching hot day with a big plate of pancakes and eggs won’t do. Enter: Breakfast popsicles!

The latest trend in a.m. eats also provides a solid source of nutrients, by turning vitamin- and mineral-rich recipes for favorites like overnight oats and smoothies into a frozen meal. These eight inventive ideas are so healthy, you don’t have to sweat the calories either. So mix these healthy popsicle recipes up tonight to start your day cool, calm and satisfied tomorrow.

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Jumpstart Your Day with These Healthy Popsicle Recipes

Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Yogurt Parfait Breakfast Popsicles Recipe

1. Yogurt Parfait Breakfast Popsicles

Fill most of the ice pop mold with fresh, seasonal fruit. Then top the pop with your favorite flavor and type of yogurt. Finish it off with a sprinkle of granola or oats at the bottom. The three-ingredient breakfast is oh-so-easy and endlessly customizable. Photo and recipe: Laurel Cornwell / Catching Seeds

Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Mixed Berry Overnight Oat Breakfast Popsicles Recipe

2. Mixed Berry Overnight Oat Breakfast Popsicles

Instead of stirring together a make-ahead oat recipe, enjoy it in popsicle form by simply popping a berry and oat formula into a freezer mold. It’s the same great grab-and-go breakfast, but made extra refreshing. Photo and recipe: Abby Bayatpour / Heart of a Baker

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Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Earl Grey Pops Recipe

3. Earl Grey Latte Pops

When it’s too hot to start the day with traditional tea, freeze your brew in layers alongside milk for the same flavors — in a much more refreshing package. These striped pops are one of the prettiest ways to get a healthy dose of antioxidants. Photo and recipe: Christina Lane / Dessert for Two

Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Banana & Honey Bunches Cereal Breakfast Popsicles Recipe

4. Banana & Honey Bunches Cereal Breakfast Popsicles

These Greek yogurt treats allow you to snack on a scoop of whole grain cereal — no-bowl required. Bonus: The nutritional punch is tough to beat and they’re less than 100 calories a pop! Photo and recipe: Cheyanne Holzworth-Bany / No Spoon Necessary

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Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Fruity Yogurt Parfait Popsicles

5. Fruity Yogurt Parfait Popsicles

When you bake up homemade granola, you control the ingredients — that includes the amount of sugar and additives. Here, quinoa offers extra protein while sliced almonds and oats make the texture hearty and satisfying. Pair the granola with yogurt and fresh fruit puree for a frozen parfait. Photo and recipe: Charity Beth Long / Vintage Kitty

Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Blueberry Vanilla Breakfast Popsicles Recipe

6. Blueberry Vanilla Breakfast Popsicles

Instead of white sugar, add a hint of maple syrup to your fruit and yogurt ice pops for an a.m.-appropriate sweetener. These marbleized pops are showy enough for parties, but easy (and nutritious) enough for everyday eating, too. Photo and recipe: Jacquelyn Clark / Lark & Linen

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Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Banana Yogurt Pops Recipe

7. Chocolate, Peanut Butter, Banana Yogurt Pops

Perhaps you’ve tried “nice cream” made with blended frozen bananas, but have you tried incorporating the potassium-rich fruit into your fudge pops? Along with peanut butter and Greek yogurt, bananas give this recipe a rich and creamy consistency. Dessert for breakfast, done right. Photo and recipe: Danae Halliday / Recipe Runner

Healthy Popsicle Recipes: Smoothie Popsicles Recipe

8. Smoothie Popsicles

Your go-to smoothie recipe can easily turn into a tasty, frozen treat. Try this vibrantly-colored kiwi mix, which sneaks in some spinach so you get a serving of veggies to jumpstart your day. Photo and recipe: Liz Fourez / Love Grows Wild